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Donate with PayPal

To make a donation to the Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation (OTEF) via PayPal, please click the donate button to be taken to our secure donation site.  
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You will have the option to designate your donation to the AZAdvances Today Fund™, the AZAdvances Legacy Endowment™, D3Bio, or OTEF’s Entrepreneurial Education Fund.

Your PayPal donation receipt will record the amount of your donation.

To explore additional giving options, please contact us

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Ways to contribute

In addition to online donations via PayPal, credit card, stock, and cryptocurrency donations can be made via The Giving Block.  

AZAdvances welcomes donations of appreciated securities, private equities, gifts from community foundation or planned giving accounts as well as pledge or legacy commitments.   To learn more, contact us.

Is my gift tax deductible?

The Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation was incorporated in the State of Arizona in 2005 and is organized under Arizona Law. The Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation was granted IRS Section 501c3  public charity status on November 2, 2005.   EIN# 20-3779020

View the IRS Determination Letter.

Please consult your tax advisor with questions about how your donation applies to your personal tax situation. 

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The AZAdvances Today Fund™ is a current use fund designed to accept donations from the community and distributions from the AZAdvances Legacy Fund. The AZAdvances Today Fund will distribute grants and mission related investments based on the needs of the life science ecosystem and the projects that have the greatest potential for future impact in accordance with our mission and as directed by the AZAdvances Board of Trustees.

The AZAdvances Legacy Fund™ is a long-term, evergreen endowment designed to grow the core capital and make annual distributions into the AZAdvances Today Fund. It is expected that distributions from the endowment will be approximately 5% of the core capital each year. All equity from mission related investments will be held in the endowment until they mature.

D3Bio supports Arizona’s life science community  entrepreneurial programs and programs for students with a focus on the life science sector. Since the first Student Discovery Zone in 2011, over 1,000 Arizona students have had the opportunity to connect with industry leaders “in the Zone”. 

OTEF Entrepreneurial Education programs provide support and educational opportunities to the general population with an emphasis on providing at-risk populations with a pathway to sustainability through entrepreneurship.