In order for donations to Equipping Lydia to qualify as a charitable contribution, the donations must not be restricted in terms of receipt by a particular beneficiary of the ministry. Equipping Lydia, Inc. encourages donors to partner in trust with the ministry that all donated funds will be used according to the prayerful discernment of the organization. It will be assumed by Equipping Lydia, Inc. that all donations are unrestricted. In addition, Equipping Lydia, Inc. will apply a portion of every gift towards administrative expenses of the ministry as needed. Information regarding expenses are available on request in the form of the ministry's required tax filings.