How do I give?
You can give a one-time gift or set up a monthly, recurring gift in any of the following ways:
You can give securely online using your credit or debit card with a one-time gift, or by setting up an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for convenient, secure, monthly giving. It’s easy. Click here to give now
You can set up a monthly recurring gift to be automatically deducted from your checking or savings account. To get started, complete our Direct Debit Authorization Form
You can also mail your gift to:
c/o Peter and John Ministries
Executive Plaza I
11350 McCormick Rd Ste 900
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-9923
Or, if you prefer, we will be happy to help you by phone. Contact Kellye Beaman at 410-584-9790, ext. 607.
You can also give gifts of stocks, annuities, bequests and other planned gifts. We recommend that you speak with your financial planner or lawyer regarding gifts of this type. If you do not have an advisor, please contact our Director of Development, Tina Blackman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 410-584-9790, ext. 601.
If I give monthly, do I have to call in and renew every year?
No. Monthly, recurring gifts continue until 95.1 SHINE-FM receives 10 days’ notification to cancel.
If I have a question about my gift, who do I call?
Is it secure if I donate online?
Yes. You can check that your online gifts are secure by noting the “https” at the beginning of the url address. The “s” means secure.
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, it is. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by the law. 95.1 SHINE-FM is a ministry of The Peter and John Radio Fellowship, Inc. which is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN #52-6051058.
If you receive any goods or services in exchange for your donation, their fair market value will be reflected on your receipt and the tax deductible amount of your donation will be the net amount after deducting the fair market value of the goods and services received.
Tax and Audit information
The Peter and John Ministries, of which 95.1 SHINE-FM is a part, was founded in l948 in Baltimore. The Ministries received its IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt status in l959. It has operated as a not-for-profit organization continuously since its tax exempt status was granted.
You have our commitment that every gift given to 95.1 SHINE-FM will be used with integrity before God, to whom we are ultimately accountable. We also recognize that we are accountable to you, our generous partner in ministry.
As a part of the Peter and John Ministries, 95.1 SHINE-FM is audited annually by Batts, Morrison, Wales, and Lee, P.A. All donations to 95.1 SHINE-FM are tax deductible as allowed by law.
For more information, please contact our Financial Offices at 410-584-9790.
What are you going to do with the money?
Your financial gift will be used for the operating expenses of 95.1 SHINE-FM.
What do I get when I give?
First, you will get our heartfelt thanks! You will also get plugged into 95.1 SHINE-FM community.
If you give by check or cash, you will receive a monthly receipt in the mail. Credit and debit card gifts will receive a receipt via email at the time of the donation.
If you give any amount within a calendar year, you will receive a tax statement the following January including all of your donations for that year.
You will receive the blessing that comes from giving. And, through your gifts, you will become a partner in the work of this radio station.
What is Electronic Funds Transfer?
You can give your gift automatically each month from your bank account, credit, or debit card. It’s easy through our EFT (electronic funds transfer) program. Simply choose when to give, how much, and for how long. It’s a secure and convenient way to support 95.1 SHINE-FM.
What is a SHINE partner?
If you give $30 or more monthly, or a $360 or more one-time gift, you become a SHINE partner.
Will I receive a donor statement at the end of the year?
Yes. You will receive a printed summary listing all gifts you have given within each calendar year.