Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What is the organizational structure of the Millard Fontenot Memorial Scholarship Fund?
A: We are a corporation (incorporated in Pennsylvania) formally named The Millard Fontenot Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.
A: Yes, our Federal EIN is 82-4997175.
Q: Is the MFMSF a charitable/non-profit corporation??
A: Yes, MFMSF, Inc. is qualified under IRS 501(c)(3) as a non-profit
Q: Are my donations to the fund tax deductible?
A: We are set up to take tax-deductible contributions, but you should confirm with your tax adviser that your donations will be considered tax deductible.
Q: Can I donate other items, such as yarn, knitting/crochet notions, a car, etc.?
A: Currently we’re only set up to take financial contributions. While you could contact any of the regional coordinators of the men’s knitting retreats to donate yarn or other fiber-related items, they wouldn’t be considered charitable contributions under tax guidelines.
Q: Can I designate my donation for a specific scholarship recipient?
A: While you can designate which regional retreat you want your scholarship funds donated to, specific recipients can not be designated for your donation.
Q: Can I designate my donation or nominate my teenage son for a scholarship?
A: Participants of the Men’s Knitting Retreats must be age 21 by the start date of the retreat and so must any scholarship recipients.
Q: Can I find out who received a scholarship based on my donations?
A: We will post a list of any scholarship winners awarded from the General Millard Fontenot Fund on this web site and list the retreat for which they won a scholarship. The regional retreat scholarship practices vary on how they announce scholarship winners.
Q: My retreat is expanding into having a scholarship as to include folks that may not have the money to attend a retreat. How do you manage the Scholarship Fund?
A: We administered scholarship in a couple of different ways.
Have any other questions we should add to the list? Please submit them on the “Contact Us” form on this web site.