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Donor FAQ


Thanks to the generosity of donors we’re able to provide transformative experiences to hundreds of campers and family members from across the Midwest and beyond—free of charge.

We are grateful for our partnerships with over 1,500 individuals, companies and foundations that collectively give over $4 million annually to make our work possible.

Ready to change a life for the better? Here's how:
You can make a gift online, by mail, or over the phone. We gratefully accept gifts via cash, checks, credit card, gifts-in-kind, and stock.

Cash Gifts
Unrestricted cash gifts allow for a wide range of projects and programs to be funded.

Recurring Giving
A recurring gift allows a donor to make regularly scheduled gifts. Donations of any amount are accepted and appreciated.

Planned Giving
Planned gifts often are organized with help from your professional advisors. They are typically made from your estate and come to fruition upon your passing.

Matching Gifts
An easy way to double your gift? Ask your employer if they have a charitable gift-matching program.

Gifts of Stock
Gifts of stock are an efficient way to donate to Flying Horse Farms. Upon transfer, the stock is sold and the proceeds are made available to Flying Horse Farms.

Gifts in Kind
Gifts in kind are products and services that help meet the needs of campers and the camp property.

Flying Horse Farms is a private, 501c3 nonprofit organization (EIN # 20-3498125). Our fiscal year is January 1–December 31.

NOTE: Starting in 2020, taxpayers have been granted an above-the-line deduction for up to $300 in charitable giving through the CARES Act. This federal tax credit is available to anyone who claims the standard deduction. Click here for more information about the above-the-line deduction.


Board members are asked to sign the Conflict of Interest Policy on an annual basis.

Flying Horse Farms respects and protects the privacy of its donors and makes a commitment not to sell, share or trade donor information with any external entity. All sites accepting donations on behalf of Flying Horse Farms take measures to encrypt and protect data. After making a contribution to Flying Horse Farms, donors may receive mailings and emails from the organization, but any donor retains the right to opt out of receiving such communication or elect to remain anonymous in our donor listings. The Flying Horse Farms fundraising team adheres to the Donor Bill of Rights endorsed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Flying Horse Farms has a Record Retention and Document Destruction Policy that provides for the systematic review, retention, and destruction of documents received or created by the organization. The policy is designed to ensure compliance with Federal and Ohio laws and regulations, to eliminate accidental or innocent destruction of records, and to facilitate Flying Horse Farm’s operations by promoting efficiency and freeing up valuable storage space. This policy covers all records and documents, regardless of physical form, contains guidelines for how long certain documents should be kept, and how records should be destroyed (unless under a legal hold).

The full policy is available here.

General policy matters
Flying Horse Farms, developed and maintains its websites in a manner which prioritizes your privacy. Flying Horse Farms, for example, does not sell advertising space on its sites and, therefore, unlike many other sites that you may visit, does not report information regarding its users, even of a generic or anonymous nature, to any advertiser or marketer. Regardless, this Privacy Policy is necessary to inform you about certain aspects of your privacy as they relate to Flying Horse Farms websites, such as Flying Horse Farms’ collection and use of your personal information collected during your use of our websites.

At various locations both in and following content, Flying Horse Farms may invite the reader to request more information or material. In doing so, users will have provided Flying Horse Farms their email address. Flying Horse Farms will use such information and any other information provided by our users to respond to such request with available materials or information and shall store the same in Flying Horse Farms records.

Disclosure of your personal information to third parties
In the absence of your permission, Flying Horse Farms will not disclose, transfer or release to any third party, whether for compensation or otherwise, any of the personal information that you provide or that we gather from or relating to your time using Flying Horse Farms websites, including your name, address, email address, phone number or other identifying information. Additionally, if you email us, rest assured that Flying Horse Farms will not share the content of your email with third parties, unless so ordered by a court or governmental agency of proper jurisdiction or to protect Flying Horse Farms’ legal interests.

Flying Horse Farms may update or amend this policy from time to time. As such, the user is encouraged to reread this Privacy Policy from time to time.

Excercise care when leaving our site
Flying Horse Farms has designed its websites by including links to other websites based exclusively on their content and specifically advises the user that Flying Horse Farms has not reviewed or approved of any of the Privacy Policies of those external sites. Flying Horse Farms shall neither be responsible for the content of an external site nor its use of your personal information. Flying Horse Farms encourages you to review the Privacy Policy of each external site that you visit before disclosing any personal information.

If you have questions or suggestions, contact us at the Flying Horse Farms staff office: 5260 State Route 95, Mt. Gilead, Ohio, 43338 or call 419.751.7077

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