Frequently Asked Questions about CART

Please click on the question topics below to view answers to commonly asked questions.


How much actually goes to research?

All of your original donation and over 80% of the interest it generates goes to Alzheimer’s research. All board-approved expenses such as the salary of the part-time Executive Director, CART buckets, the annual Board meeting, insurance bonds, and printing are paid from interest income earned on short-term C.D. investments.

How can I find out more about Alzheimer’s Disease?

Numerous web sites have volumes of information on the disease. See our page about AD for a list of links.

We need more details on how to get started, whom should I call:

Call any Board member or our Executive Director, we will guide you step by step including providing a manual. CART has been designed to be “simple and painless”.

CART is a 501(c)(3) organizations. Tax ID # is 31-1466051

Does a donation to CART help me become a Paul Harris Fellow?

Unfortunately, no. At least not yet. It is our dream to see CART adopted by Rotary International as a worldwide project.

I’m not a Rotarian but this is something in which I would like to participate. Can I?

Of course! Send your donation to: CART Treasurer, P.O. Box 1916, Sumter, SC 29151. If you would like to become a Rotarian, visit www.rotary.org.