About Your Tax Deductible Donation to CFBNJ

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is a nonprofit 501c(3) tax-exempt organization, which means that all the donations that you make to CFBNJ are tax-deductible donations.

What is a tax-deductible donation?

A tax-deductible donation is any contribution of money or goods made to a tax-exempt organization. These donations are waived from being taxed and can even reduce taxable income. To claim tax-deductible donations on your yearly U.S. taxes, you must itemize your donations on your U.S. tax return.

Is my monetary donation to CFBNJ tax-deductible?

Yes. Since Community FoodBank of New Jersey is a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization, donations to CFBNJ are tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law- this includes Planned Giving, such as listing CFBNJ as a beneficiary to your life insurance policies, retirement plans, deferred gift annuity, donor advised funds, and charitable lead trusts. To claim donations as tax-deductible when filing your taxes, please keep all receipts from your monetary gift to CFBNJ for official record.

What is CFBNJ’s tax ID number?

CFBNJ’s tax number is 222 423 882. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is a nonprofit 501c(3) public charity.

Will I get a receipt for my online CFBNJ donation?

Online and phone donations to CFBNJ will receive an acknowledgement email right away. Donations that are made through mail will receive an acknowledgement letter within 10 days. Both acknowledgement emails and letters may be used for tax purposes. If you need a consolidated tax receipt for multiple donations, please call our Donor Services team at (908) 355-3663.

Will I get a receipt for my Facebook Fundraiser donation?

Donations made to CFBNJ through Facebook will receive a receipt from Facebook, not CFBNJ. Please keep a lookout for the receipt as you will need it when claiming a tax-deductible on your yearly U.S. taxes. For more general information about CFBNJ, visit our FAQ page.