Donation Information

Developments in Literacy (DIL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Your donation is tax-deductible.

Tax ID 336-0843213
EIN: 33-0843213

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Donate by Phone

Text to 80100 to give to DIL. Codes will be released per campaign.

As of 11/29/12, current campaign text code is “DEVLIT” – text to 80100 for Year End Gifts.

*A one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Donor must be age 18+ and all donations must be authorized by the account holder (e.g. parents). By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of Developments in Literacy by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at Message & Data Rates May Apply. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code “80100″; text HELP to “80100″ for help. Privacy Policy.


Donate by Mail

Make checks payable to “Developments in Literacy.” Please mail all checks to the DIL office located at:

17320 Red Hill Ave. Suite 160
Irvine, CA 92614

Donate by Wire Transfer

DIL does accept wire transfer donations. For assistance with sending funds by wire transfer, please contact the Donor Relations Manager via email.

Matching Gifts

Some companies match charitable contributions that their employees make. Your gift may double or possibly triple, and some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

Below is a list of companies that have approved DIL on their employee matching program:

Adobe AIG AOL Apple Matching Gift BD Worldwide Bank of America
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation CA Technologies Cardinal Health Charles Schwab Foundation Chevron Citigroup
Cisco Deutsche Bank Ebay GE GE Foundation GlaxoSmithKline
Goldman Sachs Google IMF Intuit JP Morgan Chase KBR
Morgan Stanley Microsoft Network for Good NPO Gateway Oracle Pfizer
Qualcomm RealNetworks Safeco Sony Pictures Verizon Wells Fargo Foundation

Don’t see your company? Contact your human resources department to find out if they match gifts and to learn your options. Companies have various methods by which you can submit your matching gift request – online forms, automated phone systems or a paper form that you submit to Developments in Literacy.