Terms & Conditions

Bold Hope ("BH") seeks to inspire HOPE by connecting and empowering people to transform lives worldwide. Our passion is for connecting communities across cultures and continents, to the glory of God. We initiate connection through service - collaborating to support God's work in order to impact lives globally. BH organizes and leads mission trips for churches, small groups, families, and individuals ("Teams"), continually assessing how we can make the deepest impact for the Kingdom both internationally and in the U.S.

These "Terms & Conditions" are a part of the Team's agreement with BH for their mission trip:

1.Fees and Payments:

1.1 All trip contributions are non-refundable.

1.1a All contributions except the deposit are considered donations.

1.1b BH requires all payments in US Dollars.

1.1c Unless otherwise indicated by BH, BH is not responsible for ministry materials, medications, vaccinations, passports or U.S. transportation.

1.1d Anyone who has failed to pay in full two weeks prior to the trip start date will be prohibited from participating in the mission trip.

1.2 BH accepts payment via credit card, cash, or check.

1.3 BH is a 501(c)3 non-profit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and as such all donations are tax-deductible.

For Teams of 10 or more

1.4 A Registration Fee of $495 is due upon registration. Payment of this fee serves as confirmation that the Team's chosen date/location are available and reserves the trip. This fee is in addition to the total trip cost.

1.5 A non-refundable Deposit of $150 per person is part of the total trip cost. This deposit indicates to us that you are committed to serving and allows us to get started planning your mission trip. It is due five months (150 days) prior to the Team's trip start date. For tax purposes, this deposit is not considered a donation.

1.6 Second Payment equals half of the trip balance and is due 100 days prior to the Team’s trip start date.

1.7 Third payment equals the final trip balance and is due 45 days prior to the Team's trip start date.

1.8 Teams that register for a trip with a start date which is less than 100 days from your registration date will be required to make their second payment 75 days prior to their trip; third payment 45 days prior to their trip.

For individual trip participants or groups of 9 or less

1.9 A Trip Reservation Fee of $25 is due upon signing up for a trip. Payment of this fee serves as confirmation that the chosen date and location are available and reserves your spot on this trip. This fee is part of the total trip cost.

1.10 A Deposit of $150 per person is part of the total trip cost. This deposit indicates to us that you are committed to serving and allows us to get started planning your mission trip. It is due five months (150 days) prior to the Team's trip start date. For tax purposes, this deposit is not considered a donation.

1.11 Second Payment equals half of the trip balance and is due 100 days prior to the trip start date.

1.12 Third payment equals the final trip balance and is due 45 days prior to the trip start date.

1.13 Individuals or groups of 9 or less that reserve their spot on a trip with a start date which is less than 100 days out will be required to make their second payment 75 days prior to their trip; third payment 45 days prior to their trip.

2.Mission Trip Participant Change Policy:

2.1 A Team may change the number of its participants up to 90 days prior to the mission trip start date. All such changes should be communicated in writing.

2.2 An increase in the number of a Team’s trip participants will be accommodated up to 30 days prior to the mission trip start date by BH to the best of its ability, but BH cannot guarantee any such accommodation.

2.3 If a Team's mission trip participants decrease within 90 days of the trip start date, all excess payments will be considered donations to BH.

2.4 If a Team member is unable to participate due to a medical emergency, at the request of the donor, all recoverable funds will be refunded.

2.5 Bold Hope reserves the right to reassign individuals due to lack of participants, the inability to partner with another team, the inability to set up trip needs, or for other reasons at our discretion.

3.Cancellation Policy:

3.1 BH values its relationship with its Teams. Please contact BH directly for any questions regarding cancellation.

3.2 Should any refunds need to be made, they will be issued after the completion of the mission trip.

4.Contacting:

4.1 By providing your email address or phone number Bold Hope retains the right to contact you regarding mission trips, donations, child sponsorships, or Bold Hope updates.

4.2 In the event that we contact you via SMS/text message, please note that message and data rates may apply. Should we contact you in this manner, it will be from our Bold Hope phone number, 833-265-3467. If you no longer wish to receive text messages from Bold Hope, please reply "STOP" to any text message you receive from us.

4.3 Bold Hope will never sell your information to third parties.

4.4 Bold Hope will never send you unsolicited emails or SMS/Text messages, except for any necessary communication about your Bold Hope account.

5.User Accounts:

5.1 Bold Hope reserves the right to create an account for you if you do not have one while making a donation or sponsoring a child. If we create an account for you, we will email you directions on how you can access your account. You will be able to log into your account at any time.

6.Recurring Payments:

6.1 By signing up to make recurring donations of any kind, the user agrees to allow Bold Hope to charge the agreed upon amount to their chosen payment method monthly, quarterly, or annually (depending on the terms selected) for the duration of their commitment.

6.2 For added convenience, we will use Stripe to save your payment information. Stripe is a secure payment processing service that is PCI-compliant and is protected by the PCI Security Standards.

6.3 Saved payment methods will be displayed on your account page and in the donation and sponsorship forms.

6.4 In order to cancel a recurring donation or child sponsorship, users must contact Bold Hope and request that the payment be stopped. You can contact us by using the contact form on the contact page.