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YOU can make a difference!

Each student participant attends PFEW thanks to a $625 scholarship. You will play an important role in a young person’s successful future by agreeing to send your 501(c)(3) tax deductible contribution today. PFEW is a sound investment in the economic education of our young people. Please fill out the information below to either make your gift online or make a pledge for future payment. If you wish to send a check at a later date, we will be happy to forward you a return envelope and invoice on the date you choose.

A great way to make your gift even more powerful is by participating in Erie Gives, our region's one-day philanthropy event. See below for details.
Funding Levels:
Founder’s Club $25,000+ (?)
You, your company, organization, or foundation will sponsor scholarships for students residing in a county or counties specified. You will receive the highest honor annually accorded to any donor and your name will be listed in a special section of the Program Brochure dedicated to Founder's Club members. You or a representative(s) are invited to join a group of students for a luncheon during their week after which there will be a special photo session featuring a large sign with your logo identifying you with the students. That photo, along with quotes from the students, will be included in a specially crafted press release(s) promoted in your region following the program. You will also be listed on our major donor recognition board displayed prominently in the main assembly hall at the program. Your name and logo will also be featured on the PFEW mobile app which will be made available to every student and volunteer during their PFEW session and on the PFEW website. Every Founder's Club member will receive a personalized plaque recognizing your extraordinary commitment to youth and economic education.

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President’s Club $15,000 – $24,999 (?)
You, your company, organization, or foundation will sponsor scholarships for students residing in a county or counties specified. You will be specially recognized with a select group of donors and your name will be listed in a special section of the Program Brochure and Annual Report dedicated to President's Club members. You will also be listed on our major donor recognition board displayed prominently in the main assembly hall at the program. Your name will also be featured on the PFEW mobile app which will be made available to every student and volunteer during their PFEW session and on the PFEW website. Every President's Club member will receive a personalized plaque recognizing their extraordinary commitment to youth and economic education.

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Keystone Club $10,000 – $14,999 (?)
You, your company, organization, or foundation will sponsor scholarships for students residing in a county or counties specified. You will be listed as a Keystone Club donor in the Annual Report which will be circulated throughout Pennsylvania following the program and the Program Brochure that will be given to every student and volunteer who participates. You will be specially recognized with a select group of donors and your name will be listed in a special section of the Program Brochure dedicated to Keystone Club donors. You will also be listed on our major donor recognition board displayed prominently in the main assembly hall at the program and will receive a personalized plaque recognizing your commitment to young people and economic education. Your name will also be featured on the PFEW mobile app which will be made available to every student and volunteer during their PFEW session.

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Student Champion $5,000 – $9,999 (?)
You, your company, organization, or foundation will sponsor scholarships for students residing in a county or counties specified. You will be listed as a Student Champion donor in the Impact Report which will be circulated throughout Pennsylvania following the program and the Program Brochure that will be given to every student and volunteer who participates. You will also be listed on our major donor recognition board displayed prominently in the main assembly hall at the program and every Student Champion will receive a personalized plaque recognizing their commitment to young people and economic education.

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Student Patron $1,500 – $4,999 (?)
You, your company, organization, or foundation will sponsor scholarships for students residing in a county or counties specified. Every student will wear a badge throughout the week identifying his or her sponsor. Additionally, you will be listed as a Student Patron donor in the Annual Report which will be circulated throughout Pennsylvania following the program and the Program Brochure that will be given to every student and volunteer who participates. You will be presented with a personalized Certificate of Appreciation following the summer program and you will be specially recognized with a select group of donors.

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Individual Scholarships ($625 each) (?)
Your individual scholarship contributions will provide funding for students residing in a county specified by you, your company, organization, or foundation. Every student will wear a badge throughout the week identifying his or her sponsor. Additionally, you or your organization's name will be listed as a donor in the Annual Report which will be circulated throughout Pennsylvania following the program and the Program Brochure that will be given to every student and volunteer who participates. All scholarship providers will be presented with a personalized Certificate of Appreciation following the summer program.

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Scholarship Pool Donors (<$625) (?)
Your Scholarship Pool contribution will go toward individual student sponsorships. Those students sponsored by the Pool will write to PFEW and, at the conclusion of the program, copies of several student letters will be mailed to each donor who has made a "pool" gift. Additionally, you or your organization's name will be listed in the Annual Report which will be circulated throughout Pennsylvania following the program and the Program Brochure that will be given to every student and volunteer who participates.

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Scholarship Gifts:
Choose the number of students you would like to sponsor ($625 each):   
OR
Enter the amount that you would like to donate:   $

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Email Address: *
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Title:
Company Name (if applicable)
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County:
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I would like to sponsor students from wherever is most needed.

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I would like to sponsor students from this county (if possible):
I will be sending in my donation - no invoice is necessary.
Please invoice me on (date)

Make your donation go even further by participating in Erie Gives!

Erie Gives is a one-day philanthropic event offered annually by the Erie Community Foundation. All gifts made and all pledges fulfilled on this day receive a prorated percentage match from a pool provided by local organizations, making your gift even more powerful. One hundred percent of the matching gift funds received each year go toward student scholarships for the following year's PFEW program. Erie Gives is a great way to leverage your gift to help even more students understand and celebrate our private enterprise system! 

I will use my own credit card to make the donation on Erie Gives Day. (?)
            (PFEW will send you a reminder email prior to the event.)
If you make the gift on your credit card, you will receive an email receipt from the Erie Community Foundation immediately upon making your gift. Please keep this for your tax records. You will also receive a thank you letter from PFEW outlining details of your gift and thanking you for your gift. Please keep this for your records as well.

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Please make the donation on my behalf on Erie Gives Day. (?)
            (PFEW will invoice you after the event.)
If you have us make the gift on your behalf, you will receive an email receipt from the Erie Community Foundation acknowledging your participation. This receipt is not confirmation that you made the gift. We will invoice you, and you can fulfill your gift via check. Upon receipt of your payment, PFEW will send you a thank you letter detailing your gift which you should keep for your tax records.

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Thank you for participating in Erie Gives!  
Please send me additional information on becoming a volunteer for PFEW.
Comments:
Please make all checks payable to Foundation for Free Enterprise Education.

PFEW thanks you for any support that you are able to give!
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For IRS purposes, this serves as a certification that the aforementioned contribution was made without payment or other inducement to the donor. The official registration and financial information of the Foundation for Free Enterprise Education may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Contact Information:

Foundation for Free Enterprise Education
3076 W. 12th St.
Erie, PA 16505

Phone: (814) 833-9576
Fax: (814) 833-9850
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