Donation Policy

Red Velvet Events, Inc. (RVE) prides itself on community involvement.

RVE aides local public non-profit organizations through in-kind donations of services and custom gift baskets. RVE has established guidelines to follow when considering eligible organizations due to the frequency of such requests. Please also note that RVE favors organizations that advocate in the interests of children and education, and that are focused on the Greater Austin area.

Donation requests will be considered only if your organization meets the following criteria:

  • Must be a public organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Headquarters/main office are within the Greater Austin area
  • Must not be disqualified by any of the below stated donation exemptions

An organization is limited to only one donation receipt within a 12-month period.

Due to increased requests for in-kind donations, RVE cannot support the following:

  • Organizations that are not registered charities within 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Political, religious, or ethnic groups and programs
  • Lobbying or advocacy groups
  • Private schools, foundations, or clubs
  • Labor organizations
  • Third-party fundraising organizations
  • Individuals or for-profit organizations
  • Organized sport teams or leagues
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Conferences, conventions, seminars, workshops, telethons, or corporate picnics
  • Solicitations to Advertise

We do not provide monetary donations or consider sponsorship requests.

Please submit all donation requests on organizational letterhead or stationary with:

  • Date of event
  • Approximate number of attendees/participants
  • Preferred product and use (raffle, swag bags, etc.)
  • Sponsorship benefits including any media benefits

Send the request to with the e-mail subject line starting with [DONATION REQUEST]. Please allow 3 to 6 weeks for processing. The submitting person or organization will be notified if approved for an in-kind donation. Please no phone calls.