If you are interested in being a 1% To Conserve Galveston Island™ business member, please contact The Director at 409-770-0219 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive information that will illustrate how the program fits your business goals and helps get you started.
Each business signing up to participate in the program must sign a contract. One copy remains with the business and one copy is retained by 1% To Conserve Galveston Island™.
You may download the Contract and Introduction Packet below:
FAQ’ s for Employers and Employees
- What is 1% To Conserve Galveston Island™?
It is a voluntary program that collects 1% of gross sales from customers of your participating business.
- Who can participate?
Any business, service for profit or non-profit selling goods or services.
- Do customers have to pay 1%?
No, customers who wish to “opt out” may do so. It is not a tax. It is a VOLUNTARY contribution. If a customer wishes to opt out, the 1% donation should be removed from their bill.
- Where does the money go?
All funds are sent by the business to the program, who collects and saves it in safe interest bearing accounts.
- When is the money spent?
Funds are granted to organizations working to conserve lands on Galveston Island.
- Have there been any projects funded?
Not yet. We are a brand new organization just getting started. We hope you will encourage your business to participate.