The Backpack Fund is a registered corporation and charity in the state of Ohio. The staff at The Backpack Fund are not taking any salaries or making money through the organization. Nearly your whole donation will go towards providing school supplies and scholarships for kids in the local community. 2.9% of your donation and an additional 49 cents is taken as a fee for processing the donation by PayPal. A small amount of fundraising will be used for essential operational expenses such as maintaining the website and filing documentation. All donations and expenses will be made public information. The Backpack Fund wants to achieve the highest level of transparency possible with the community.

Here's how your donation can contribute to helping students:

  • $15 - 60 glue sticks

  • $25 - 50 face masks

  • $50 - Supplies for 3 kids

  • $100 - 200 packs of crayons

  • $500 - 40 backpacks

  • $1,000 - One scholarship

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2020 Budget

2021 Budget

Legal Documentation

These files are available to the public for download and are meant to keep a high level of transparency.

EIN: 85-2028439