How do I receive documentation of my donation for tax purposes?
When you make an online donation to The Bail Project, you will automatically receive a donation receipt via email. Please retain this receipt for your tax records.
You can also download a copy of your donation receipt at any time. To do so, click here to set up your own account in our donor portal using the email address with which you created your monthly donation. You will then be emailed a link to activate the donor portal. Once you have set up your account, you can visit the donor portal at any time to change your subscription, update your billing information, or download receipts.
To receive a receipt for donations made prior to August 2020, please contact us here.
How can I update or cancel my monthly donation?
You can visit your donor portal at any time to change your subscription, update your billing information, or download receipts. Or, set up an account using the email address with which you created your monthly donation. You will then be emailed a link to activate the donor portal.
How can I mail a check to The Bail Project?
We would be grateful to receive your check payable to “The Bail Project” at the following address:
The Bail Project
Attn: Gift Processing
PO Box 102592
Pasadena, CA 91189-2592
Is The Bail Project registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization? If so, what is The Bail Project’s tax ID number?
Yes, we are registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our tax identification number (EIN) is 81-4985512.
Does The Bail Project have a rating on GuideStar/Candid?
Yes, we do! The Bail Project earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar/Candid. Feel free to email us if you would like more information.
Where can I get information about The Bail Project's financials and tax-exempt status?
To obtain copies of our 990 and 1023 forms, please contact please contact us. Additionally, you can check out our 2022 annual report.
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The Bail Project is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our tax identification number (EIN) is 81-4985512.
Your donation helps real people,
in real time.
Free Bail Assistance
By providing free bail assistance to those in need, we restore the presumption of innocence, reunite families, and gather evidence for change.
Community Release with Support
We provide court notifications and free transportation to court. We also help our clients navigate voluntary supportive services like substance use recovery, housing based on their needs.