FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS THE MAIN PURPOSE OF WayFM’S MINISTRY?
WayFM is a non-profit, faith-based and donor-supported organization, whose unique mission is to use media in a culturally relevant way to influence this generation to love and follow Jesus.
For us, this is more than a job, but truly a cause; a ministry needed now more than ever!
WHO CAN PARTNER WITH WayFM?
Anyone can partner with WayFM!
Our financial partners, at every level, provide the all-important ongoing support needed to help reach thousands of lives every day. People donate in a variety of ways: single gifts, monthly gifts, by check, online, through their business, through a community or private family foundation, large-size gifts.
WHO ARE IMPACT PARTNERS®?
Everyone who donates financially is considered a partner in ministry with us because they are making a real impact on the lives of others in their community. So individuals who do this are Impact Partners® And when organizations like businesses, churches and other organizations support WAY-FM, they are referred to as Business Impact Partners.
HOW DO I DONATE TO WayFM?
Any way you choose! The most convenient method is through a credit or debit card. You can give your gift securely online here, or you can give us a call at (866) 457-9293 between 8:30-5 MST!
Or if you prefer to use a check, you can make it payable to WayFM and mail it to our office. We’ll send back a response via the mail, which provides a way to donate your next gift. Please mail your checks to:
4820 Centennial Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
HOW DOES WayFM USE MY DONATION?
Your gift is used immediately towards your local WayFM, to help keep it on-the-air 24/7 for you and thousands of others, giving the opportunity to make a difference, join other causes, and help others grow in their personal faith each day!
CAN I GIVE DIRECTLY VIA MY BANK ROUTING AND ACCOUNT NUMBER?
Unfortunately at this time, our ACH system is under construction, so we are unable to update or set up new gifts with bank routing or account numbers. However, you are free to still set up your gift with a debit or credit card, or you may mail it in!
HOW DO I KNOW THAT WAY-FM IS HANDLING MY DONATION RESPONSIBLY?
WayFM submits itself to several independent nonprofit corporations that evaluate charities based on fiscal responsibility and ethical practices. WayFM is in excellent standing with Charity Navigator and the Evangelical Counsel for Financial Accountability and their standards for responsible stewardship.
IF I ALREADY HAVE A MONTHLY PLEDGE WITH WayFM, DO I NEED TO RENEW MY PLEDGE EVERY 6 MONTHS OR EVERY YEAR?
Your ongoing monthly gift will continue until you reach out letting us know you’d like to cancel. You can do this via our Donor Care line at (866) 457-9293, 8:30-5 MST or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be times during the year where we’ll have campaigns where we’ll ask if you’d like to consider increasing your amount, or to give a generous single gift. At that time you can let us know if you want to continue at your current amount, change the amount, or to cancel your gift. This helps us become better stewards of your gifts by planning and budgeting accordingly.
DOES WayFM EVER USE A THIRD PARTY CALL CENTER TO REACH DONORS?
Yes, WayFM partners with a trusted organization called MDS that we feel shares our Christian values. Because of this partnership, WayFM is able to reach more of our donors with important ministry updates than wouldn’t be possible on our own. If you ever have any questions or concerns, you can call WayFM directly at (866) 457-9293 during regular business hours and we would be happy to help!
IF I GAVE A GIFT VIA TEXT2GIVE, HOW DO I RECEIVE A DONATION RECEIPT?
Text2Give donations are tax deductible; however, because it is tied to your phone bill, they are also anonymous. WAY-FM will not receive your personal information and cannot create a receipt for you. You will need to keep your phone bill as a receipt for this gift.