Act Like You Matter Announces 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status

By: Act Like You Matter, Inc.
Donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law
Donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law
SAN DIEGO - Sept. 7, 2018 - PRLog -- Act Like You Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received determination from the IRS that it is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and is classified as a public charity. This new status allows Act Like You Matter to accept tax-deductible donations and grants that will be used to continue their important work of empowering students to build their resilience and play an active role in ending bullying. Donations and grants are fully tax deductible as provided by law retroactive to the determination date of May 24, 2018.

"I couldn't be more thrilled about Act Like You Matter being a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization," said Amy Jones Anichini, Founder and President. "Achieving this milestone opens so many doors for us – such as fundraising, accepting donations, and applying for grants. It's the next logical step for our nonprofit and will enable us to reach more students with our accessible tools and strategies, which they can use to be part of the solution and curb the cycle of bullying that's so prevalent in schools and communities."

Through age-appropriate, student-led assemblies and workshops, articles, and social media presence, Act Like You Matter empowers children and teens to believe in themselves, stand up for themselves and others, and change the way their generation treats each other. They teach tools and strategies that students can use immediately to build resilience and overcome and combat bullying, so schools and communities are places of acceptance and tolerance, where empathy and kindness are second nature and each child can rise to their full potential.

Be Part of the Solution: Donate Now!

Donations can be made through Act Like You Matter's website at Be part of the solution! Help children and teens find their voice and rise to their full potential without fear of being bullied. Donate now!


Act Like You Matter is a California nonprofit that seeks to promote the well-being of children, tweens, and teens so that each child feels accepted and free to be themselves without being bullied. Through their division Theatre of Peace, the company runs anti-bullying programs for K-12 in San Diego County that are custom-designed, solution-driven, and student-led: packed with tools that can help students overcome and combat bullying and build resilience. Their mission: to empower young people to find their voice, be part of the solution, and change the way their generation treats each other.

To learn more about Act Like You Matter, please visit the website:

Amy Jones Anichini
Founder and President
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