Our Mission

Our Mission

Recognizing the diverse and increasingly emergent needs of individuals and organizations from coast to coast. DirectlyTo (A 501(c)(3) non-profit) launched in summer 2015 to be a comprehensive source for support, promotion and fund procurement for any and every cause.

DirectlyTo enables users to identify any need—a charitable initiative, a passion project, a deserving friend or family member —and within minutes launch an interactive campaign to inspire crowdfunded support and, as such, immediately caught the attention of non-profits, schools and novice fundraisers who, via DirectlyTo, began driving significant funding to the causes they care about.

Our Guiding Principles

People First

We base all key decisions on the basis of what is best for our campaign recipients, DirectlyTo the causes YOU care about.

Dedication to Integrity

We are dedicated to carrying out our work with enthusiasm and commitment toward the mission and vision while never compromising ethics

Commitment to Excellence

We are dedicated to carrying out our work with enthusiasm and commitment toward the mission and vision while never compromising ethics

How it Works

Setting up a DirectlyTo project page is fast, simple and FREE—just tell us a little about your project and we’ll get you up and running in minutes.

Step 1: Create a custom project page

It’s simple – click here to get started right now. We’ll ask you a few questions about you, your project and what makes it so special. This is the time to really roll your sleeves up and get to the heart of your initiative—tell readers why it means so much to you, your community or the folks it serves. By doing that, you’ll shore up greater engagement and, of course, greater donations.

Step 2: DirectlyTo Review

Members of our organization will quickly review your cause to double check it fits within our goals and initiatives. Once that is complete you are ready to GO!

Step 3: Shout it from the rooftops!

DirectlyTo users will be able to find your project in our searchable database, but it’s equally important you get the word out among friends, family and fellow supporters. Post links to your DirectlyTo project page on Facebook, Twitter and your blog, share images on Instagram and SnapChat, and reach out to everyone in your email address book—a few shares can lead to thousands of donations!

Step 4: Watch the donations roll in…

Track your donations via DirectlyTo and see where you stand every step of the process. Drum up more support, thank donors and test new tactics for driving greater engagement—and keep tracking and sharing, sharing and tracking each day. And remember, you’ll get your cash even if you don’t hit your desired goal.

Now’s the time to fund your passion — get started on DirectlyTo now!

Directlyto, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization recognized by the IRS. All DONATIONS are tax deductible in accordance with the IRS regulations.
EIN/TAX ID number: 47-4027559

Meet the Team

The DirectlyTo team has been working hard since 2015 to make crowdfunding for charities and causes easier than ever before.

Alvin P. Kennedy, Jr. – Founder and CEO

I am Alvin Kennedy and depending on where I am people may refer to me as Alvin, Jr., Alvin Preston, Preston, a crowd favorite AK. To be clear I will only introduce myself as Alvin.

Before I founded DirectlyTo I spent the majority of my adult years working on Wall Street and spent a year as an AmeriCorps volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in my hometown of Greensboro, NC. I am a proud graduate of both Florida A&M University (Undergrad) and Duke University (Daytime – MBA).

DirectlyTo was an idea born out of misfortune that turned into a Non-profit that I am excited to share with the world.

Contact me: Alvin@directlyto.org

Charity

DirectlyTo: General Donation

While thousands of donors frequent DirectlyTo project pages each month, many arrive here without a tie to any specific need. But they still give. 

Step 1: Specify your contribution amount for DirectlyTo: General Donation
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