When you donate to WATCH, you help grow the voice of tenants, immigrants and other Waltham residents who are working to build a stronger, fairer community.
Your gift supports tangible, long-lasting improvements in our community!
As a WATCH contributor, you will also have a chance to connect with like-minded neighbors.
And, a donation to WATCH is tax deductible.
Here are some examples of what your donation could do:
$500: Help an adult English student in gaining the language skills to get a better job
$250: Draw in five new local residents who will to get involved to fight for more healthy and affordable housing
$100: Purchase light bulbs, caulk and spray foam insulation to make low-income tenants and owners' homes more energy efficient, affordable and healthy
$50: Train a single mother on tenant-landlord law so and help her negotiate with her landlord for safer housing conditions
$35: Train a new tutor on how to successfully help a neighbor improve his/her English language skills
How you can donate:
If you’d prefer to mail your gift, make your check out to WATCH and mail it to: WATCH, 24 Crescent Street Suite 201, Waltham, MA 02453
If your company has a matching grant program, please submit your donation information to your employer so that WATCH may benefit doubly from your generosity! WATCH's tax ID number is: 22-2918528
Leave a legacy: You can name WATCH as a beneficiary in your will or retirement account. Speak with your attorney or financial planner or email Tania to learn more.
You can get 1/2 your donation of $1,000 or more back as a state tax credit! Read about here.
Where does WATCH get its annual income?
- Corporate or foundation grants for which WATCH must apply annually: 32%
- Contributions from community members like you: 22%
- Corporate & organizational gifts & sponsorships: 21%
- Rental income from 3 affordable units we lease to local low-income residents: 17%
- Program income from our class fees: 6%
- Government sources: 2%
How does WATCH spend its annual funding?
- Community Organizing around affordable housing and immigrants rights: 25%
- Homebuyer Classes and the Housing Clinic: 6%
- Energy efficiency barnraisings: 6%
- Adult education in English, leadership & life skills: 28%
- Affordable Housing property management & mortgages: 14%
- Fundraising: 6%
- Administration: 15%