Kylie Ruscheinski, Extension Fellow '19 + Erika Schumacher, Hometown Fellow '19 


For You 

We strive to provide the appropriate channels for anyone who wants to engage with Lead For America in any capacity to get plugged in. If none of the options below meet your desires for potential involvement, please do not hesitate to email us at info@lead4america.org. Click below to get started! 



There is power in giving. At Lead For America, we take pride in being primarily funded by the communities where our Fellows live and serve. As such, over 90% of our funding is locally sourced. This means that our dollars come from a mix of community foundations, governmental sponsorship, and individual donors. However, our community-driven funding model doesn’t end there. Over 90% of our funding goes directly towards supporting our Fellows. Therefore, when you donate to Lead For America, you are directly fueling a movement towards transforming our civic landscape. You are directly supporting a fellow’s ability to impact their community. Your donation makes community change possible.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-960-1041. The license is not an endorsement by the State.


All donations are tax-deductible. Lead For America is an an 501(c)(3) organization.

Frequently asked questions

I have a question about my donation. Who can I talk to?

Please email raymundo.garcia@lead4america.org or call (770) 256-9163. If you reach our voicemail, please let us know the best time and number to reach you, and we'll call you back as soon as possible.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes. Lead For America is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

What is Lead For America’s Employer Identification Number (EIN)?

Our EIN is 83-1839530
If you have any additional questions we didn’t answer here, please email raymundo.garcia@lead4america.org, or call (770) 256-9163.

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