is the Friends of mvyradio?
of mvyradio Inc is a tax exempt organization under section 501 (c)
(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Tax I.D. 46-3432541). All contributions
to Friends are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
The mvyradio mission is to present new and well loved music in a distinctive
sound, inspired by a love for Martha's Vineyard and a worldwide community
of uncommon enthusiasm for music artistry, intelligence, and independence.
Drawn from rock, alternative, singer/songwriter, blues,and roots –
our music is connected by substance and quality, accessibility and
thought mvy was a "commercial" radio station?
of Feb 9, 2013 Friends of mvyradio operates as a non commercial radio
station on 88.7FM Martha’s Vineyard and on 96.5 FM in Newport,
RI. Friends is solely funded by listener donations and underwriting
from business sponsors.
is Friends of mvyradio funded?
funded exclusively from the donations of individual listeners and
underwriting from business sponsors. [back
would like to make a donation to support Friends of mvyradio.
But can I be assured my credit card number is secure when I send
it to you via the Internet?
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt all financial
data submitted to Friends of mvyradio over the web. SSL renders donors'
personal information, including credit card numbers, virtually unreadable
to anyone who intercepts it. SSL is supported by all major browsers,
including Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. (To
find out if your browser is connected to a secure transaction server,
look for a solid gold key in the lower right-hand corner of a Netscape
browser. For a Microsoft browser, look for a locked padlock.).
when we verify credit card donations we take an extra security step
to address any concerns about credit card fraud by requiring the "Card
Security Code," a three-digit code on the back of most cards. [back
donor information kept confidential?
never sells, trades, or rents donor information, and our site has
security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of donor
and donation data. The same holds true for any and all third-party
transaction agencies we may use to process your donation.
the donation form is an option where you can choose to have your name
used on-air as a Friend of mvyradio. If you select that, you will
be included from time to time in acknowledgment of your friendship. [back
credit cards can donors use when giving to the Friends of mvyradio?
currently accept donations made using Visa, MasterCard, American Express
or Discover. [back
my donation tax deductible?
your donation to Friends of mvyradio is tax deductible in the amount
of your donation. [back
think the company I work for may have a "Matching Grants"
program, should I try to get my company to match my donation to
Friends of mvyradio?
absolutely. Many companies offer funds to match charitable donations
made by their employees to non-profit organizations such as Friends
of mvyradio. Please contact your employer's Human Resources Department
for more information regarding matching grant programs. Participation
usually only requires filling out a single form. [back
How can I give a gift of stock?
e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and
we'll be happy to discuss that option with you. [back
there other ways that I can help mvyradio?
here are some ideas:
you or your company is interested in donating products or
services that may help us in any way please send an e-mail
you'd like to volunteer, we often have opportunities that
require helping hands. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
the word about mvyradio.com. More listeners and more Friends
who contribute will help us maintain our independence as well
as continuing our music and programming passions. To Invite
a friend to discover mvyradio, sending them a postcard by
you know a business who would benefit from becoming a Friends
of mvyradio donor, have them contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [back
want to donate but I don't want to do it online. Can I call it
in or mail it?
If you would prefer to call in your donation, please call (508) 693-5000.
If you would prefer to pay by check, please print and fill out this
And thanks in advance!