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Here in Northeast Florida, the giving-back spirit is illustrated through THE PLAYERS Championship. Each day during tournament week, a local charity is featured. Proceeds from THE PLAYERS benefit Northeast Florida charities in the five-county area (Baker, Clay, Duval, St. Johns, & Nassau)
• $50 million - THE PLAYERS charitable goal announced in April 2011 over 10 years for local youth-related charities. This goal was achieved two years early following the 2018 tournament.
• $100 million - Total dollars generated for Northeast Florida charities since 1977
• $9 million - Total generated for local charities in 2018
• +35,000 - Total complementary military tickets redeemed for 2018 tournament
• +2,000 - The number of local volunteers who make THE PLAYERS possible every year
• +300 - The number of charities impacted by THE PLAYERS in 2018
• 205 - The number of participants in the Chip in for Youth fund raising program
If a charity has 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt status and is located in the five-country area, it may request support from THE PLAYERS via the following programs:
Charities can earn unlimited funds by participating in Birdies for Charity, and they also are eligible for additional funds from THE PLAYERS Birdies Bonus Pool. Most charities seeking support from THE PLAYERS will be supported through the Birdies for Charity program. For information on THE PLAYERS Birdies for Charity program, click HERE.
Chip in for Youth provides youth sports associations, schools, parent-teacher organizations and youth-related charities the opportunity to raise funds by promoting the sale of good-any-one-day tickets to THE PLAYERS. Participating organizations will receive from the PGA TOUR $25 of each $50 ticket they sell. The remainder of the net proceeds of each ticket will be donated by TOUR to The First Tee. For additional information on THE PLAYERS Chip in for Youth ticket program, click HERE.
The Red Coats are a committee of past Chairmen of THE PLAYERS Championship. "Red Coat" grants are typically in the $2,000 - $10,000 range, and there are a limited number of grants awarded by the Red Coat Grant Committee each year. Please look for next year's application following the 2018 tournament.
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Disclosure Requirements This notice serves as a reminder that the Solicitation of Contributions Act requires registered charities to conspicuously display their registration number and the disclosure statement below on every solicitation, confirmation, receipt, or reminder of a contribution, including websites. s. 496.411, F.S.
"A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE."
The disclosure statement must include a toll-free number and website for the Division of Consumer Services which can be used to obtain the registration information.
• 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) • www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com (Note: This will replace www.800helpfla.com. If you have solicitation materials with www.800helpfla.com in the disclosure, you may continue to use them. This website will remain active as charities transition to the new web address.)
If the solicitation occurs on a website, the statement must be conspicuously displayed on any webpage that identifies a mailing address where contributions are to be sent, identifies a telephone number to call to process contributions, or provides for online processing of contributions. If you have any concerns about where the registration number should be placed on your website, please call us at the number below.
MAILING ADDRESS Please note that mail drops, physical addresses of UPS stores or other third party mail recipients are not considered principal addresses for a charity. A physical address of the charitable organization is required. Adherence to this requirement will reduce the number of deficiency letters and expedite the processing of applications.
We appreciate your cooperation. If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us at 800-435-7352 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to comply with these requirements could result in penalties up to $5,000.
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