Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project FAQ

What is the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP)?

The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) invests in African youth to keep themselves safe from HIV/AIDS. CTAOP was created in 2007 by Charlize Theron, Academy Award winning actor and UN Messenger of Peace, with the hope of making a difference in fighting HIV in her home country of South Africa. Although the geographic scope of CTAOP is Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa has remained the primary area of focus with the highest number of people living with HIV in the world.

What is CTAOP’s Federal Tax ID number?

CTAOP’s 501(c)(3)’s fiscal sponsor is the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). EIF’s Federal Tax ID number is 95-1644609.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law and you will be given a receipt for U.S. tax purposes.

What will appear on my credit card statement?

When you make a donation by credit card, a charge to “EIF” will appear on your credit card billing statement.

I donated, but did not get a tax receipt. What do I do?

E-mail receipts are sent within 10 days of donating online. If it has been longer than that and you still have not received an e-mail, please contact us at info@ctaop.org to request a receipt.

If you donated by check, your receipt will be sent via USPS regular mail. This can take several weeks. If it has been longer than 4-6 weeks since you donated, please contact us at info@ctaop.org to request a receipt.

I have a question about my donation, who do I contact?

If you have a question about your donation, please contact us at info@ctaop.org.

Can I donate by check?

Yes, we accept checks. Please make your check payable to Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project or CTAOP and send to the following address:

Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP)

P.O Box 845346

Los Angeles, CA 90084-5346

Can I mail in a cash donation?

Unfortunately, we cannot accept cash donations.

Can I make a recurring donation?

Yes, you can choose to make your donation recurring by checking the ‘Yes, make this donation a monthly gift’ box during an online donation.

How do I cancel a recurring donation?

To cancel your recurring donation please contact us at info@ctaop.org.