How to Donate

How to Donate

Friends of Corvallis Police is a 501(c) 3 Oregon corporation. Our mission is to support the Corvallis Police Department in delivery of crime prevention and policing services that benefit all community citizens and enrich the enjoyment of life in Corvallis. Friends of Corvallis Police received its non-profit corporate charter from the State of Oregon on March 14, 2006. And, on July 12, 2006, the IRS granted 501(c) 3 tax-exempt status.

You can help prevent crime in Corvallis and support your Corvallis Police Department by making a tax-deductible donation to Friends of Corvallis Police.

Friends of Corvallis Police accepts donations in the forms of:

  • Cash
  • Licenses
  • Royalties
  • Collectibles
  • Closely held securities
  • Works of music, art, and literature
  • Real property and conservation easements
  • Automobiles, boats, planes or other vehicles
  • Intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights

Please note that to make donations other than cash you must hold and be able to transfer clear title. All types of vehicles must run properly and be in good, salable physical condition. Non-monetary donations must be accompanied with a statement of value as determined by a professional appraiser.

All of your donation will go directly to FOCP programs and projects. FOCP has no operating costs other than annual State of Oregon and IRS registration fees that total less than $100 per year. All FOCP officers, board members, and other people associated with FOCP are volunteers. FOCP office, meeting, and website hosting are donated.

Friends of Corvallis Police categorizes donations as undesignated, designated, and trust, depending on the donor’s intention. Thus, you may contribute to the Friends of Corvallis Police General Fund or you may request that your donation be used for a specific purpose, program, or item. It is also possible to arrange for your donation to be set up as a trust for perpetual funding.

Please make your donation payable to:

  • Friends of Corvallis Police, Inc.
  • 180 NW 5th St., PO Box 1083
  • Corvallis, Or 97339

If you would like to use a donation form, forms are available at the Corvallis Police Department, 180 NW 5th Street. You can also download and use this donation form.

Friends of Corvallis Police Tax ID # 20-4499295