IICD - Global Non-Profit for a Change
IICD was incorporated in November 1986 as a Massachusetts not-for-profit educational organization. IICD, Inc. is an independent non-profit. August 1987 the Internal Revenue Service determined that IICD is an organization as described in the revenue code 501(c) 3. This means that IICD is exempt from federal taxation of its educational activities and that donors can deduct donations to IICD from the income declared in their tax return.
Additionally, the commonwealth of Massachusetts has granted IICD, Inc exemption from state taxes and from Massachusetts state sales tax. In 1989 staff and students started extensive fundraising in Massachusetts and other states. IICD has soliciting permits in 15 states on the East coast and renew these annually.
IICD is also approved to participate in the Combined Federal Campaigns through the Federation "Do Unto Others" and has earned the right to use the seal of Independent Charities in America.