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Fundraising reports and 501c3 compliance

Individual and family foundations through DAFsCorporate and employee matching giftsCharitable donation platformsAcademic givingDonations via MC-US donation page and social media

MC-US receives considerable contributions from individuals and family foundations through donor advised funds (DAFs). Donations in FY21 via DAFs accounted for the most numerous and largest donations to MC-US, totaling $4,503,887; many of these are monthly donors. The highest proportion of revenue was received from DAFs such as Fidelity Charitable ($3,907,303), Vanguard Charitable ($1,086,265), and Schwab Charitable ($134,715). Of these $103,477 were received from donors who wished to remain anonymous.

MC-US experienced an increase in US corporate and employee matching donations in FY21 totaling $234,238. Registering with non-profit platforms and employee matching corporate giving programs such as Your Cause, Benevity Fund, Bright Funds and Cyber Grants helped to generate these increased donations.

Corporations and employees donating consitently through matching funds in FY21 included:

  • Banking, insurance and finance: Bank of America, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Two Sigma, NY Life Insurance, Viking Global, Heitman and TIAA
  • Science and technology: Batelle, Google, Microsoft, AT&T, Simons, IBM, Red Hat, Medtronic, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Pharmaceuticals: Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Alexion, and Pfizer
  • Energy companies: General Electric, Exelon, Nextera, and Noble
  • Food and agriculture: Cargill, Walmart, and Pepsi
  • Charitable corporate pledge organizations such as Founders Pledge.

As a registered 501(c)(3), MC-US is registered on multiple charitable donation platforms which support individual donations and corporate matching, these include Guide Star where MC-US has a Platinum Seal of Transparency, Charity Navigator, The Life You Can Save, ReThink Charity Forward, Giving What We Can, PayPal, Benevity Fund, Your Cause, Bright Funds, Social for Good Fund, Charities Aid Foundation of America, United Way, and Amazon Smile.

The following charitable organizations and platforms contributed a total of $706,556 in FY21.

The below outlines all charitable donation platforms through which MC-US receives funds.

The Life You Can Save is based on the ideology of founder Peter Singer, this organisation selects charities based on effectiveness and so is largely influenced by the recommendations of GiveWell. Malaria Consortium receives periodic donations from this organisation and occasionally assists the organisation to communicate to their users about Malaria Consortium’s SMC work. All donations received from this organisation are restricted to the SMC program.

Benevity Fund is a Canadian organization which provides charitable donation-management and grant-management platforms for individual and corporate donors including 250 of the Fortune 1000 companies.

Guide Star manages one of the largest data base repositories of information on every non-profit registered with the IRS as tax exempt. Their mission is to providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. GuideStar is a 501(c)(3) public charity

YourCause NPO Connect is a free portal that nonprofits can use to create a charity profile to receive and manage donations from a network of over 500 organizations who are active participants in social good.

ReThink Charity Forward is a Canadian cause-neutral donation routing fund for high-impact charities around the world. All donations received from this organization are restricted to the SMC program.

PayPal Giving Fund is the charity platform that powers donations made via PayPal itself and other platforms including eBay. Malaria Consortium receives periodic disbursements from this stream as a result of their users choosing to add a donation to their purchases and then selecting MC-US as the beneficiary.

Social for Good Fund helps to sponsor and develop projects that will help positively impact and develop global communities into healthier and happier places to live, work, and be.

Bright Funds powers a technology platform for employee giving.

Charities Aid Foundation of America is a non-profit organization which provides grant making services for donor advised funds, donor advised gifts, employee giving programs, and charity friends funds.

Giving What You Can is an effective altruism-associated organization whose members pledge to give at least 10 percent of their income to effective charities. All donations received from this organisation are restricted to the SMC program.

Charity Navigator is a charity assessment organization that evaluates charitable organizations based in the United States, operating as a non-profit 501© (3) non-profit organization

United Way is an international network of over 1,800 local non-profit fundraising affiliates.

Amazon Smile is a service offered by Amazon that allows shoppers to choose a charity to benefit from their purchases at no cost to them. For each eligible purchase made under this service, Amazon donates 0.5 percent to the shopper’s chosen charity.

Effective altruism students at the University of Texas-Austin selected MC-US as their charity of choice in 2020 and awarded MC-US a grant of $19,500 to support the SMC program. The University of California San Diego donated $5,710.

In November 2020, a new payment gateway was integrated into the Malaria Consortium website allowing for donations in a selection of currencies including USD. Stripe allows recurring gifts and provides a low-cost management fee. A total of $240,610 was donated to MC-US though Stripe between November 30, 2020, and March 31, 2021.

In 2020 MC-US, in collaboration with Effective Altruism, conducted a fundraising campaign for Giving Tuesday through Malaria Consortium’s Facebook page. This campaign raised a total of $244,124, of which $210,012 was restricted to SMC and $34,112 unrestricted.

IRS filing

MC-US taxes are filed each year on August 15th (the 15th day of the fifth month after the end of the organization's fiscal year).

As outlined in the IRS guidelines for annual reporting requirements for exempt organizations, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charities with an annual gross revenue of $50,000 or less are required to file a Form 990-N e-postcard. MC-US filed an e-postcard between 2011 and 2018. Beginning in FY19, when our annual growth exceeded $50,000, MC-US has filed the long Form 990-E. MC-US tax forms are available for public inspection on the IRS website

  • MC-US 2020 IRS 990E tax form

  • Annual Report FY 2020

  • Certificate of Incorporation State of Virginia (2009)

  • Order of Reinstatement

  • North Carolina Certificate of Authority