Membership FAQ

Thank youThank you so much for supporting C895!

Your generosity helps bring joyful dance music to 100,000’s of listeners every week and provide life-changing learning experiences for hundreds of students in our educational programs.

Membership

Is my donation tax-deductable?
Yes. C89.5 is owned by Seattle Public Schools. It is the opinion of the Seattle School District that contributions to the District may be claimed as charitable contributions as described in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Tax ID (EIN) is: 91-6001541. Consult your tax professional for further guidance.
How do I request a receipt for tax purposes
You will receive an email by January 31st with your annual tax receipt for donations made in the previous year. You can access your tax receipts and giving history through our online Membership portal. If you did not receive your receipt or need additional information, please contact our membership department or leave a message at 206-252-3800. We will get back to you within 2 business days.
How do I request a matching gift from my employer?
Search our employer match directory at c895.org/matching for instructions specific to your company. NOTE: be sure to have your employer match your donation to the C895/KNHC Public Radio Association, our partner 501(c)(3) non-profit. The Association’s Tax ID (EIN) is: 20-5402402.
How do I update my contact information?
Contact our membership department online or leave a message at 206-252-3800.
How do I make other changes to my membership, such as my communication preferences?
Contact our membership department online or leave a message at 206-252-3800.
If I renew my membership, can I request a new thank-you gift?
Yes! Any time you donate to C89.5, you are eligible for the thank you gifts that are available at that time, based on the value of your donation. Visit c895.org/renew

Monthly Membership

How do I update my credit card, expiration date, or other payment information?
There are two options for updating your payment information:
Option 1:  Login to our new Member Account portal. If you have not previously logged in, complete this form to request an online Membership account. For security purposes, your request must be approved by an administrator, which usually takes 1-2 business days. You will receive an email when your account is approved. If you have difficulty, please contact contact our membership department or call 206-252-3800.

Option 2:  Simply start a new monthly donation and, in the comments, let us know you would like this to replace your previous monthly donation.

How do I increase my monthly donation?
To increase your currently monthly donation simply fill out this form (where you can also select a thank-you gift at your new donation level!) Or, if you prefer, just call our membership department at 206-252-3800 and we can take care of it for you.
How do I decrease or cancel my monthly donation?
Just use our contact form to send a message to the membership department or call us at 206-252-3800 and we’ll be in touch to confirm changes to your monthly donation. Please include your full name and phone number in your message so we can look-up your account information.
How does a monthly donation work?
You can join C89.5 as a Monthly Donor using your credit or debit card, direct from your checking or savings account, via payroll deduction, or Paypal. Monthly payments made through your credit card or bank account are processed on the same day every month and renew automatically each year, unless you specify otherwise.

Many companies, and the State of Washington, all0w employees to use payroll deducation for monthly donations. Several advantages of payroll deduction include automatic matching by your employer, lower administrative costs, and not having to worry about the expiration of your credit card.

To make changes to your monthly donation, Just use our Contact form to send a message to the membership department or call us at 206-252-3800 and we’ll be in touch to confirm changes to your monthly donation. Please include your full name and phone number in your message so we can look-up your account information.

As a Monthly Donor, can I get an annual thank-you gift?
Yes! Visit our Monthly Donor page to learn more about the perks of donating on a monthly basis.
Can’t find the information you need? Contact our membership department.

Other Ways to Give

There are many ways to support C89.5, including donating stocks, giving through your IRA, through your Donor-Advised Fund, and including C89.5 in your Estate Plan.

Privacy & Security

Does C89.5 give out my address, email address, phone number or other personal data?
No. We do not sell, rent, trade or share your personal information. Read our full privacy policy.
Will I be bombarded with mail or email?
No. We send out a monthly newsletter and you will receive reminders when it is time to renew your annual membership or update your personal information. During fundraisers, you may receive invitations to special events, opportunities to participate in a matching challenge, or info about special thank-you gifts. You will also receive an annual statement of your donations to C89.5 for tax purposes.
Is my financial information secure?
Yes. When you donate to C89.5, your payment information is encrypted and processed by Acceptiva.com, an industry-leading, PCI-compliant payment processor that specializes in supporting non-profit organizations. C89.5 does not store your credit card, debit card, banking, or other payment information.

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