We want to thank all of our sponsors and donors – both direct sponsorship in cash, and over $60,000 in donated items – and from both the Science as well as the Amateur Radio communities. We couldn’t have done this without you – and now are only $17K away from being fully funded.
We want to remind you that all donations to the Heard Island Expedition VKØEK are tax-deductible under section 501(c)(3) of the U. S. IRS code. Our authorization [Cordell Expeditions] contains the following statement:
Donors can deduct contributions they make to you [Cordell Expeditions] under IRC Section 170. You’re also qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522. … Cordell Expeditions is further classified as a public charity under IRC Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi).
Cordell Expeditions has Federal Employer Identification Number 47-2958353. The account for the Heard Island Expedition is kept at Bank of America. We prefer checks rather than PayPal, but please don’t hesitate to do either! For details about making wire transfers, please contact the Expedition Leader Dr. Robert Schmieder, or the Heard Island Financial AdvisorDr. Anders Jepsen.