When you donate to WATCH, you help grow the voice of tenants, immigrants and other Waltham residents who are working to build a stronger, fairer community. Your gift supports tangible, long-lasting improvements in our community! As a WATCH contributor, you will also have a chance to connect with like-minded neighbors. And, a donation to WATCH is tax deductible.
Here are some examples of what your donation could do:
$500: Help an adult English student in gaining the language skills to get a better job
$250: Draw in five new local residents who will to get involved to fight for more healthy and affordable housing
$100: Purchase light bulbs, caulk and spray foam insulation to make low-income tenants and owners' homes more energy efficient, affordable and healthy
$50: Train a single mother on tenant-landlord law so and help her negotiate with her landlord for safer housing conditions $35: Train a new tutor on how to successfully help a neighbor improve his/her English language skills
If you’d prefer to mail your gift, make your check out to WATCH and mail it to: WATCH, 24 Crescent Street Suite 201, Waltham, MA 02453
If your company has a matching grant program, please submit your donation information to your employer so that WATCH may benefit doubly from your generosity! WATCH's tax ID number is: 22-2918528
You can get 1/2 your donation of $1,000 or more back as a state tax credit! Find out more at http://www.watchcdc.org/community-tax-credits
Where does WATCH get its annual income?
Corporate or foundation grants for which WATCH must apply annually: 32%
Contributions from community members like you: 22%
Corporate & organizational gifts & sponsorships: 21%
Rental income from 3 affordable units we lease to local low-income residents: 17% Program income from our class fees: 6% Government sources: 2%
How does WATCH spend its annual funding?
Community Organizing around affordable housing and immigrants rights: 25%
Homebuyer Classes and the Housing Clinic: 6%
Energy efficiency barnraisings: 6%
Adult education in English, leadership & life skills: 28%
Affordable Housing property management & mortgages: 14%