What is UrbEd’s tax ID number?

UrbEd Inc.’s Federal tax ID number is 82-1945121

Is UrbEd a 501c3?

Yes, UrbEd Inc. is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the organization are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

How do I opt out of the UrbEd email or mailing list?

You may opt out of receiving any UrbEd communications by scrolling to the bottom of our emails and selecting Unsubscribe.

Are online donations secure?

Your security is the most important thing for us, UrbEd uses APLOS donation software which ensures your data and privacy are secure. The software is PCI compliant, uses data encryption, and monitors for fraud. If you have any concerns about making online donations, please contact donate@urbedadvocates.org or consider making a donation over the phone with an UrbEd team member.

Any third party who enters credit card information on behalf of a donor, by their actions of entering any such credit card information on behalf of a donor assumes all risk of loss and any liability associated with such transaction.

Who do I contact if I have a question or concern about my donation?

If you have any questions about your donation, please email donate@urbedadvocates.org or call (484) 222-0279 any weekday during business hours.

How can I make a donation via Phone?

For those who are not comfortable with making a donation via our APLOS website donation portal, please call (484) 222-0279 any weekday during business hours.

How do I make a wire transfer to UrbEd?

To make a donation via wire transfer, please email the finance department through
donate@urbedadvocates.org. The transfer information will be provided, as well as a team member to provide any support and confirmations needed.

I’m a monthly donor. Can I update my billing information?

UrbEd is grateful for your continued support of the organization and young people that push it forward. To update your billing information and continue funding our work, please email donate@urbedadvocates.org or call (484) 222-0279. When making your request, please have your Bank Account/or Credit Card information, Email, and Name the donation is under prepared so we may find your contribution within our system.

Can I help collect funds for UrbEd?

If you would like to join us in funding our fight to reimagine Philly schools, please email donate@urbedadvocates.org. The UrbEd team will supply you with a custom donation page, resources, and promotional materials. You may want to collect donations for parties, celebrations, or if you are simply someone who would like to support the young people leading the movement... Whatever your reason, we are so glad to have you join us!

Can I use UrbEd’s name and/or logo for a fundraising event?

UrbEd would be so excited to be supported through funds raised at your event, we ask that you email brandon@urbedadvocates.org prior for authorization to use UrbEd Inc. and relevant media. Upon request, our team would also provide promotional materials and appropriate logos.

Can I donate in honor or in memory of someone? How will they be notified? (Honorary and Memorial Gifts)

To make a donation in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, please email
donate@urbedadvocates.org. Upon contacting us, UrbEd will send a card and certificate via mail or email to the address provided. Please note via mail, materials may take up to two weeks to be delivered. For larger contributions, or those considering funding memorial scholarships, the UrbEd team will contact you for further guidance.

How much of my donation goes to Programs for Philadelphia Schools?

UrbEd Inc. ensures funds from donations go directly to supporting programs, advocacy campaigns, policies, and young people who have been directly affected by an under-resourced and inequitable system. We understand the great responsibility that comes with receiving your donations, and are committed to allocating those funds to impactful and critical programming.

While all donations collected are unrestricted, we allocate the funding to the areas that need it most to support our youth organizers and sustain the organization, if you are interested in learning where best to direct your donation, please email donate@urbedadvocates.org

How can I receive a report of UrbEd’s programming and impact?

Please view our website to learn more about the impact of UrbEd’s programming and what your donation supported. To receive UrbEd annual or monthly donor/funder reports with financial and program impact data, please email brandon@urbedadvocates.org.