FAQs About Giving

FAQs About Giving

Get answers to popular questions about donating to the Accelerated Cure Project.

What types of donations do you receive?

The Accelerated Cure Project accepts cash contributions by check, credit card, or wire transfer, donations of time and talents, and gifts of goods or services that will support our mission. Review the different ways you can make a donation.

How can I make a credit card contribution?

We can accept credit card contributions through the FirstGiving organization—which will be reflected on your credit card bill—an organization that provides (among other things) subsidized credit card processing so we can receive your gift with minimal transaction fees being charged.

You can also call the ACP office at 781-487-0008 to pay by credit card over the phone.

Where should checks to ACP be made payable?

Please make checks payable to:

Accelerated Cure Project
460 Totten Pond Road, 4th Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
781-487-0008

How can I make a wire transfer?

Please direct any wire transfer donations to:

First Republic Bank
160 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
Routing number: 321 081 669
Account number: 80001172171 (NOTE: New for as of July 2012)

Can I donate to ACP through United Way?

While we are not listed with the United Way, you can use our United Way Restricted Contribution Code of M337457 to direct funds to us through the United Way giving program.

What is your tax ID?

Our Tax ID is 04-3555864 and is registered with the IRS (see here).

Who should I contact for more information?

If you would like any additional information about donating, please call ACP at 781-487-0008 or email at info@acceleratedcure.org.

Is my credit card information secure?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider's database where it is only accessible by those with special access rights to such systems who are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information will not be stored on our servers. For more information, read the security policy of FirstGiving, the organization we use to process credit card information.

Can I make a recurring credit card donation?

Recurring gifts are a great way to continually support ACP’s mission and work. Please consider making a recurring gift to ACP through our FirstGiving account or please contact us at 781-487-0008 or info@acceleratedcure.org for more information..

Why didn’t my donation go through?

If you received an error message after completing your transaction, it is possible that the information provided did not match what is on file at your bank. For additional assistance, please contact us at 781-487-0008.

Can I make a credit card donation over the phone or via mail?

If you would prefer not to submit your donation online, please call us directly at 781-487-0008 and we can take your donation over the phone or mail you a form to fill out.

Is my donation to ACP tax deductible?

Yes. Donations given to qualified charitable organizations are deductible in the year the donation was made. Accelerated Cure Project is a qualified organization. Learn more about our status as a federally tax-exempt charitable organization.

Will ACP always send me a receipt for my donation?

The IRS specifies that a charitable organization is only required to send you an acknowledgement of your gift if the donation is $250 or more, or upon your request for a receipt for donations of a lesser amount.

We will automatically send you a receipt if your donation is more than $250. If you want to request a receipt for a smaller gift, please contact us.

Learn more about our donor and general privacy policy