Donations / Contributions / Fundraising
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We hope you find this website useful and our efforts to make the world a better place to live meaningful. Though we don’t believe in telephone solicitations, cutting down forests for paper appeals, or other forms of hard sell to tell you that we need donations, DONATIONS ARE PART OF OUR SURVIVAL. Your cash contribution will help us to continue this work. Donations of any amount (preferably with a couple of zeros in them) are always deeply appreciated. You can donate using a credit card through Network for Good.
Or, make a donations by check (cheque) or money order by sending it to:
International Bicycle Fund
Or through Paypal (direct payment to: "ibike@" our domain name).
Please give today! Thank you very very much!!
IBF T-shirts are available in small, medium, large and x-large. They are durable 6.1oz, 100% cotton. The cost is US$20, plus packing and postage. Email us for details.
Educational Travel Programs
IBF's primary source of funding is from the sponsorship of Ibike people-to-people, cultural immersion programs. The aimed of the program is to expose people to an unfiltered understand of the diversity and complexity of the world. The programs are structured to be environmental-friendly (use simple living styles and bicycle or public transportation as the primary mode of travel), economically decentralized (design to direct the economic benefit of the program to local owned and produced goods and services) and intellectually enriching (include a activities expose participants to the mix of cultural, ethnicity, economic activities, social programs, religion, architecture, geography, geology, history, current affairs, etc.) The programs have no political position -- we do encourage inquiry -- our participants are smart enough to figure it out for themselves. Past programs have been in Tunisia, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ecuador, Guyana, Cuba, Korea, Canada and the United States.
The International Bicycle Fund is an independent, non-profit organization. Its primary purpose is to promote bicycle transportation. Most IBF projects and activities fall into one of four categories: planning and engineering, safety education, economic development assistance and promoting international understanding. IBF's objective is to create a sustainable, people-friendly environment by creating opportunities of the highest practicable quality for bicycle transportation. IBF is funded by private donation. Contributions are always welcome and are U.S. tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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