The Guitars Support Children Foundation is a pass-through Foundation; it serves a a grant-making foundation that distributes all of the contributions it receives each year. The Foundation has one major source of funding which is the company Daniel Slaman Guitars. Public donations however are also possible and welcomed.
Each year, when business results of Daniel Slaman Guitars allows, the proceeds of at least one guitar will be allocated to the Guitar Funds help Children Foundation. In addition to that 5% of the proceeds of each guitar will flow to the Foundation, or, you may choose to donate 5% above the purchase price of the guitar.
Public donations without purchase of a guitar are also possible. The Foundation is now acquiring funds to allocate to charities working for the benefit of children. Updates of progress on funding and projects will be posted here regularly.
The organisation's first financial year is extended to December 31, 2020.
The Guitars Support Children Foundation is ANBI approved. The Dutch abbreviation ANBI means Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling (Institution Aimed at the Common Good) and refers to charitable, religious, humanistic, cultural and scientific institutions whose mission and operations are deemed by the Tax Service to serve the Common Good.
The Dutch government implements a fiscal policy that encourages the donation of funds to causes that advance the Common Good. Apart from granting tax advantages to contributors from The Netherlands, ANBI status also favors donations in countries that grant tax concessions to foreign registered charities. Contributors who have made a donation to Sounds of Change may be able to deduct the amount from taxable income.
Donations are possible at
account name: Stg GSCF
IBAN account nr NL09TRIO0788862464
Pauletta 2020; project guitar for 2020
The Pauletta 2020 is a project guitar, made to mark the beginning of the Foundation in 2020. The new decade will bring about many changes, just like any decade before. The Pauletta 2020 guitar carries a message of hope and belief that we can make positive change; it's a mental attitude. You may contribute to bring about change by purchasing the guitar of which all proceeds will be allocated to the Guitars Support Children Foundation, which in it's turn will, in the year 2020, donate the proceeds to organisation(s) that are working for children, anywhere in the world. The specific goal(s) will be established each year by the Board and published on the internet site of the Foundation.