Is your charitable contribution eligible as a tax deduction?

Worried whether the organization you are about to contribute to is a qualified organization for tax purposes? Check out the IRS’s website to see if it is eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. In addition to searching for a particular organization, users may download a complete list of each of the three types of organizations through Exempt Organizations Select Check.

You may deduct a charitable contribution made to, or for the use of, any of the following organizations that otherwise are qualified under section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code:

  • A state or United States possession
  • A community chest, corporation, trust, fund, or foundation, organized or created in the United States
  • A church, synagogue, or other religious organization
  • A nonprofit volunteer fire company
  • A civil defense organization
  • A domestic fraternal society
  • A nonprofit cemetery company
Exempt Organization Select Check Tool