Thank you for your interest in supporting The Wind. This ministry depends on God to provide through the support of generous people like you!
We devote a few days each year inviting listeners to join our giving family. We call those days FriendRaiser in the spring, and Sharathon in the fall. Additionally, you'll hear messages throughout the year thanking people who give, sharing stories of lives that have been impacted because of their support and inviting others (like you!) to join the giving family. Of course, you are welcome to make your gift any time you like!
More than Music Mission Partners
As an MMMP, you will receive an MMMP Benefit Card.
It will allow you early entrance to select concerts.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about supporting The Wind:
What does "listener supported" mean?
People like you provide financially through contributions to help The Wind share Jesus with all who listen. That means the funds that it takes to operate this ministry are provided through the gifts of individuals and businesses. We are a non-profit radio ministry and we are delighted to partner with people like you. Would you pray today and ask what God would have you do to support The Wind? Your prayers for this ministry are also very much appreciated.
How much do I have to give?
We are grateful for your contribution of any amount.
The average gift is about $30 per month or $360 annually. People who give at this level are called “More than Music Mission Partners” (MMMP). Some give more – others give less. We suggest you pray and ask God what He would have you do. Whatever gift you give will be a blessing.
Three Ways You Can Give...
- ONLINE: You can give securely online - Click here to give now. You will be asked to enter your information and give via your credit/debit card or with an online check. This can be a one-time thing or you can set up Automatic Giving for your monthly contribution. Monthly gifts are designed to continue until you tell us otherwise.
- PHONE: Call us with your gift at 417-889-0883
The Wind Donor Relations
6469 Parkland Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34243
The Wind is also grateful for gifts of stocks, annuities, bequests and other planned gifts. Call us at 417-889-0883 for more information. Radio Training Network (dba The Wind) is recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
What are you going to do with the money?
As a non-commercial, non-profit ministry, your gift will be used for the operating expenses of The Wind to accomplish our mission “to encourage people and help the local church.” Your gift will help The Wind share the love of Christ through music, messages, concerts, events and outreach projects. Click here to give now.
What is Automatic Giving?
You can make your gift automatically each month from your bank account, credit or debit card. You say when. You say how much. You say how long. It’s secure and it’s the easiest way to support The Wind. Give $30 per month or more using Automatic Giving and you will receive a MMMP Benefits Card. It will allow you early entrance to select concerts. Click here to give now.
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, minus the fair market value of any gifts/benefits received. (The IRS requires we let you know that!)
Tax receipts detailing the tax-deductible amount of your gift are sent in January to those who give $250 or more during the previous year. Early entrance to concerts has no fair market value. If you received any additional benefits whose fair market value must be reported, they will be listed as required on this receipt. Click here to give now.
What do I get when I give?
First, you’ll get our sincere thanks for your support! You’ll receive a written thank you notice and receipt in the mail within just a few days. We also mail a monthly letter with station information and to share how your gift is helping The Wind to touch lives. If you give $250 or more within a calendar year, you will receive a tax receipt in January outlining the tax-deductibility of your gift.
Additionally, with your gift of $30 a month or more or an annual gift of $360 or more, you'll become a More than Music Mission Partner (MMMP).
As a More than Music Mission Partner (MMMP), you will receive a MMMP Benefits Card. It will allow you early entrance to select concerts. Click here to give now
What if I have a special request regarding my giving?
Just let us know! We want to honor your wishes regarding your mail, phone calls, receipting, benefits and changes in the amount or way you give. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 417-889-0883 Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm (central). Click here to give now.
How do I update my address and contact information?
You can email us at email@example.com or call us at 417-889-0883 Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm (central).
How do I update or change my giving?
Click Here, Then enter your information by following the prompts. Make sure to check the box that says "This is a change to an EXISTING Gift" so that we know to change your existing gift instructions. You can give any additional instructions or explanations in the NOTES box. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 417-889-0883 Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm (central).
What is the Refund Policy for The Wind?
By making a charitable gift to Radio Training Network (dba The Wind), a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that charitable donations are not refundable.
Why are contributions to The Wind not refundable?
Radio Training Network (dba The Wind) is a 501(c)(3), ECFA approved organization. In order for our organization to be eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions, all donations must be irrevocable. As a result, we cannot offer refunds on donations made to our organization. We ask for 10 days written notification to terminate an automatic contribution. We ask this to allow enough time to act on the request without incurring additional charges to the ministry.
ECFA Ministry Member Video
Don’t see your question here? Call us at 417-889-0883.
Radio Training Network (dba The Wind) is recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
The Wind is a member of the ECFA – The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. We follow higher standards of Christian ethics in fundraising, financial accounting and reporting. To view the ECFA financial profile, CLICK HERE.