Is the SAPIENT Being a non-profit organization?
Yes, the SAPIENT Being (Society Advancing Personal Intelligence & Enlightenment Now Together) is a new education based organization approved by the IRS on 4-16-19 as a non-profit 501 (c) (3) charity with tax deductible donation status.
Does each type or organization have to maintain a minimum number of members to be considered “active and registered”?
Yes, there is a minimum number of members which are 4 for high school clubs, 5 for two-year community college chapters, and 6 for four-year university alliances required to be considered an active and registered SAPIENT Being campus organization.
Does is cost to be a member of the SAPIENT Being?
Yes, $25 for a lifetime membership, with no renewals. Your payment confirmation email provides your Membership ID # which is a 5-digit number (example: 10021).
Where do I locate my membership ID number?
Your new membership payment confirmation email provides you with a 5-digit membership number.
Is the cost of membership tax deductible? Yes.
How are the chapters structured?
The SAPIENT Being has 3 types of group categories and collectively known as organizations. The specific type of organization is based on type of school/campus as follows:
High School groups are known as CLUBS
Two (2) Year Community College groups are known as CHAPTERS
Four (4) Year College/University groups are known as ALLIANCES
Are there yearly dues for each type of organization?
Yes, as follows:
$100 for the CLUB Activism Kit.
$125 for the CHAPTER Activism Kit.
$150 for the ALLIANCE Activism Kit.
Are the activism kits mandatory?
Yes, at least one per year.
Are the yearly dues for the activism kits for each type of organization tax deductible?
Yes, and the deduction goes to the group member making the total Organization Charter Agreement payment for the mandatory activism kit.
What are the minimum number of officers each type of organization must have to be considered active?
The desired number is at least four (4) officers: a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary. But only three (3) are acceptable as long as they include the above offers and no Vice-President.
What are the minimum requirements to be considered an active and registered campus organization?
All members must be registered SAPIENT Being members with a valid membership ID number.
Their Organization Charter Agreement form must be completed and submitted with the yearly and mandatory payment for their activism kit each year.
They must maintain the minimum number of members, officers and activism campaigns each year.
What is the best way to contact the SAPIENT BEING HQ?
If you have any quick and short questions and requests for information, it’s best to ask/request them by email at sapientbeing@att. For more detail questions and requests for information, it’s best to ask/request by calling (951) 638-5562 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM PST Monday through Friday. You can also leave urgent requests/questions after hours and over the weekend, except holidays, and we’ll try to respond within 24 hours. For all non-urgent types of requests/questions, please allow for a 24-48 hour response time.
Does the Organization Charter Agreement need to be resubmitted every year?
Yes, by June 30th of every year.
How many activism ideas does the SAPIENT Being have? There are 8 to start with, and each organization can create new ones on their own with HQ’s approval.
How many free downloads does the SAPIENT Being have?
We have 8 document type downloads and 6 graphics type downloads that are easily accessible on our website in the Resources page and subpages. Membership is NOT required to download any of them, and they are all free of charge.
What is the World of Writing Warriors (WOWW) Program?
This is a program partnership between the SAPIENT Being and Fratire Publishing that provides a unique opportunity for students and unpublished authors to contribute and be recognized for any of the MADNESS titles and chapters. There are over 40 proposed titles starting with the first publication in September 2019. For more information about this program, go to the WOWW Program webpage at www.fratirepublishing.com.