Why Is This Activity DIY And Not A NAMI Indiana Event?
NAMI Indiana officially hosts a few events throughout the year, such as the Strike Out Stigma Bowl -a- thon, DIY events are intended to give you support and resources to host your own independent effort. You may create an event that fits your personality, community, and capacity. When you are promoting or speaking about your event, you may title it "[Event], benefitting NAMI Indiana, the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness," to let others know that your event supports us.
Will NAMI Indiana Pay For Any Part Of Our Event?
NAMI Indiana does not reimburse individuals for any expenses related to your DIY event. NAMI Indiana is not financially responsible for any staging or other event expenses.
Are Donations Tax-Deductible?
Yes. Funds donated to NAMI Indiana are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. NAMI Indiana is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. You should be careful when securing your donations to make sure that the credit for that donation is correctly identified. For example, a payment will be deductible for income tax purposes to the individual or organization from whom the check is received. If donations are made to an independent organization that then pays NAMI Indiana, then only the independent organization qualifies as the donor. NAMI Indiana is happy to acknowledge any direct contributions to NAMI Indiana from your event.
Will NAMI Indiana Help Publicize My Event?
NAMI Indiana is unable to publicize your DIY events, but we do provide support and resources to help you promote your event in your own way.
What Information Should I Include About NAMI Indiana?
NAMI Indiana, the state chapter for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a part of the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI Indiana supports 15 local affiliates to grow and develop NAMI programming and supports for people impacted by mental illness.
NAMI Indiana HelpLine: 317-925-9399
Indemnity and Legal Requirements
DIY fundraisers agree to hold harmless NAMI Indiana, its affiliates, sponsors, staff, and volunteers. NAMI Indiana is not responsible for expenses or debts incurred by DIY fundraisers. If circumstances warrant, NAMI Indiana reserves the right, at any time, to ask that you pull our name from the event. You hereby agree to remove our name from any printed material or public place where our name or logo appears.