The Story Inn supports many charitable and civic organizations, both with cash and in-kind contributions. We frequently receive requests for gift certificates, which not-for-profit organizations then sell or auction to raise cash. We have also conducted concerts or other fundraisers at our facilities for such organizations as the Humane Society, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, and the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts.
We remain committed to building ties with the community and expect to increase our charitable giving. However, we cannot honor every request for assistance which comes in the door. If you are a philanthropic organization and desire a contribution from us, we ask that you first review the guidelines below.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A DONATION YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST IN WRITING. Donations will not be discussed over the phone. You may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a letter to 6404 State Road 135 South, Nashville, IN 47448 Attn: Charitable Donation Request.
TAX EXEMPT STATUS. Our policy is to limit our support to organizations which have been recognized as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
SECULAR ORGANIZATIONS. Although we are mindful and appreciative of the charitable work done by religious organizations, it is our policy only to support secular organizations.
GEOGRAPHIC LIMITATIONS. Although we do not limit our giving to local organizations, we do give preference to organizations which support the local community in some fashion.
WE GIVE DIRECTLY TO CHARITIES. We are mindful of the good that is done by community foundations and organizations such as the United Way. But it is our policy to give directly to the organizations that perform these community services.
EXEMPT PURPOSE. We give preference to organizations which are dedicated to the following activities/goals (in no particular order below):