Your donation helps provide scholarships to disadvantaged youth in the United States and the Caribbean who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of Communications. In addition, your dollars support The SpeakEasy M.E.D.I.A Foundation’s efforts to sponsor and conduct scholastic and educational events, which foster and promote the health and education of youth and media worldwide. Each year, scholarships will be awarded to students in the US and/or Caribbean. These students are all attending college and studying in the field of communications.

Donors and sponsors can contribute to SpeakEasy M.E.D.I.A. Foundation via money order or PayPal. Our preferred donation method is via PayPal. Directions on how to contribute online can be found below.

Contributions via Check or Money Order

Please make Checks or Money Orders payable to “SpeakEasy MEDIA Foundation”
Mailing Address:
SpeakEasy Media Foundation
c/o Clayton Sizemore
St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4659

Online Contributions

Please review these instructions thoroughly before making an online contribution to SpeakEasy M.E.D.I.A. Foundation. We uses PayPal to safely process credit/debit card transactions:

    • Click on the “Donate Today” button below which will bring up our PayPal transaction window.
    • Enter your donation amount and press the enter key on your keyboard.

Note: You do not need a PayPal account to make a donation.

If you have a PayPal Account:

    • Log in with your account email and password.
    • After review, click the “Donate $XX.XX USD Now” button to process your donation.

Please save a copy of your PayPal receipt. You may be asked to provide the receipt to Urban Yoga Foundation for verification.

If you don’t have a PayPal Account:

  • Click on the Don’t have a PayPal Account “Continue”
  • Fill in the required fields and click the “Review Donation and Continue” button.
  • After review, click the “Donate $XX.XX USD Now” button to process your donation.

Please click in this button to Contribute

Note: At the end of your transaction you will receive a receipt via email from PayPal. Please print a copy of that donation receipt for your tax records.

IRS Regulations

    1. You can deduct your contributions to charitable (nonprofit) organization like ours only if you itemize your deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040).
    2. If you do itemize and give to a qualified charity, you can deduct cash donations and donations of property, but you can’t deduct the value of your time or services spent on charitable work. However, you can deduct your out-of-pocket costs.
    3. If you donate non-cash items with a total value of more than $500, you must file Form 8283 with your return. You may need a qualified appraisal if you donate an item or a group of items with a value of more than $5,000.
    4. The deduction for charitable contributions generally is limited to 50% of your adjusted gross income (AGI).

Note: You must have a receipt from the charity or a bank record for all charitable cash donations to claim a deduction on your tax return.