Frequently Asked Questions
Finding your way around GiveMN
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- What is GiveMN?
- What is Razoo Foundation?
- What does the word "Razoo" mean?
- How is GiveMN funded?
- Where does the Organization information come from?
What is GiveMN?
GiveMN is an innovative online resource that will change the way Minnesotans give and help create a stronger nonprofit community for Minnesota. GiveMN connects nonprofits and donors to support important causes in their communities and around the world.
What is Razoo Foundation?
GiveMN is partnering with Razoo Foundation to create an engaging destination for donors to connect with nonprofits. Razoo Foundation is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) public charity that Razoo Global Corporation (“Razoo”) helped launch, but now operates as an independent Foundation while sharing Razoo’s charitable vision and name. Razoo provides the web platform that powers GiveMN.
What does the word "Razoo" mean?
The word “Razoo” is a term used in Australia and New Zealand for a coin of small value. The name represents Razoo's belief that individual contributions, when combined effectively, can have a massive positive impact in the lives of others.
How is GiveMN funded?
GiveMN is backed by partners and funders committed to revolutionizing the giving landscape in Minnesota by making it easy and virtually cost-free to fund and support important causes in our communities.
Where does the organization information come from?
Our catalog data of nonprofits that you may support is maintained by Razoo Foundation who derives the information from the IRS’ Exempt Organizations Business Master File (which itself amplifies Publication 78).