Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

"A world in peril never rests, and neither shall we."

Irvine, CA   |

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Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

EIN: 32-0681095


"We ensure the quality and authenticity of resources donated by vetting and providing proof of work to all our contributors. We support global causes, with our ambassadors reporting firsthand from needy regions on vital resources and their impact. Our goal is to revive the planet and its life, creating opportunities through networking, problem-solving, and purposeful actions." "A world in peril never rests, and neither shall we." ~Founder

Notes from the nonprofit

We recognize the paramount importance of integrating Blockchain Technologies into tangible real-world scenarios and extending our outreach. Our foundation endeavors to revolutionize the landscape of global charitable organizations, amplifying their philanthropic revenue streams. We strive to bridge the gap between contributors and vetted charitable organizations supported.

Ruling year info


Founder, President, Member

James Ballester

Main address

14252 Culver Dr Ste A184

Irvine, CA 92604 USA

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Subject area info

Arts and culture




Public safety

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Population served info

Children and youth



People with disabilities

People with diseases and illnesses

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NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.


Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The primary challenges in the current philanthropic landscape include a lack of clear communication, inadequate comprehension of donor preferences, insufficient accountability, and transparency issues. These hurdles hinder the effective alignment between donor intentions and the execution of philanthropic efforts, impacting the overall success and impact of charitable contributions.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

NFT Rescue Foundation Houseless Charity Drive

Our Family Support Program provides much needed resources for houseless families.

This program helps provide a fresh start for those seeking to get off the streets and back into a socio-independent lifestyle. By providing guidance, education and job resources based on individual skillsets, we network with other organizations procuring job placements and financial counseling opportunities to attain our goals.

Together with active groups and staff, we volunteer and provide much needed resources to support the houseless population of major cities across the USA.

We support those who have recently been succumbed by economic restrictions, loss of employment and out of control debt, yet are eager to want to succeed and get off the streets.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people

With your help today, NFT Rescue Foundation Inc. along with our partners, can assist our veterans and first responders with rehabilitation and job placement while providing the support necessary to procure their government retirement benefits as soon as possible.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel

At NFT Rescue Foundation, we believe in the power of kindness and the incredible impact it can have on children's lives. Every child deserves a brighter future, and your support can help make that happen.
Join us in creating a world where children thrive:

✨ Give the Gift of Education
✨ Nourish Hungry Bellies
✨ Create Safe & Loving Environments
✨ Provide Access to Healthcare
✨ Empower Our Future Leaders
✨ Advance Special Education Advocacy

Together, we can give children the love, care, and opportunities they deserve by supporting the organizations that make the greatest impact. Join us today!

Population(s) Served

In a rapidly changing world, the power of STEM education has never been more crucial. It's the gateway to innovation, problem-solving, and endless possibilities. We're on a mission to ignite young minds, cultivate curiosity, and empower future leaders in STEM fields.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth

We’re making a difference for the hungry in America to thrive. Today, everyone at any age is at risk of hunger. Your donation connects our vulnerable society in communities around the country with the food they need to live and thrive.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Immigrants and migrants
Nomadic people
At-risk youth

Our Equine program is in critical need of support to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome horses in desperate situations across America. Endangered, abandoned, and owner-relinquished horses are counting on us, and time is running out.

In collaboration with dedicated partners, we are racing against the clock to transform the lives of wild, captive, and owner-relinquished horses. But we can't do it alone.

NFT Rescue Foundation Inc. urgently needs your help to continue our life-saving mission. The clock is ticking, and every minute counts. Our gold-standard practices prove that your support directly impacts lives, ensuring a sustainable future for all.

Donate now to be a part of this critical effort! The sooner you act, the more lives we can save together. Don't wait—these horses need you now more than ever.

Population(s) Served

As our climate undergoes changes, the frequency of disasters is increasing. With your support, NFT Rescue Foundation Inc. can provide essential assistance to families and individuals, helping them recover from these disasters. We offer legal support to help them navigate insurance claims, financial aid, temporary housing, clothing, and food assistance, all while they rebuild their lives after facing loss.

Our unwavering commitment to these initiatives is underscored by our gold standard, which demonstrates how our numerous projects contribute to preserving and transforming lives, fostering a sustainable future for all. That's why we furnish each donor with concrete proof of their contribution, providing a firsthand account of the tangible impact their funds have made. Every donation you make truly matters. Join us in making a difference—donate today!

Population(s) Served

Every dog deserves a loving home, a wagging tail, and a chance to live their best life. Sadly, not all dogs have the opportunity to experience the warmth of a caring family or the safety of a forever home. That's where we come in.

We are dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming dogs in need. Our mission is simple but profound: to be their voice and their hope. But we can't fulfill this mission without your support.

Why Your Support Matters:

Rescue and Rehabilitation: Your donation will help us rescue dogs from shelters, streets, and abusive situations. We provide them with medical care, love, and a safe environment to heal.

Life-Saving Treatments: Many of the dogs we rescue require specialized medical attention. Your contribution will go toward surgeries, medications, and treatments that give these dogs a second chance at life.

Nurturing Homes: We believe that every dog deserves a loving home. Your support will help us find forever families for our rescued dogs.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth

Our senior supplemental assistance program is making a meaningful impact, and with your support, NFT Rescue Foundation Inc. can continue its mission of transforming lives.

Seniors are confronted with formidable challenges that cannot be overcome alone, necessitating both physical and financial assistance. We have joined forces with partner organizations to pool our resources and better serve our aging population.

The cost of living is soaring, making medications unaffordable for many, and the financial security of seniors is increasingly strained. This is where we step in to provide assistance.

Our extensive track record serves as evidence that our various projects contribute to preserving and improving lives, ensuring a sustainable future for all. That's why we furnish every donor with concrete proof of their contributions, demonstrating the direct impact of their generosity.

Please consider making a donation today and join us in making a difference!"

Population(s) Served

We're mobilizing resources to create a lasting impact and advance our advocacy efforts in special education. This endeavor is dedicated to addressing the evolving challenges in our children's ever-changing world. Our committed partners have been making significant strides in supporting parents advocating for special learning needs in both education and mental health, ensuring everyone has easy access to assistance.

With your invaluable support, NFT Rescue Foundation Inc. continues to pursue our mission of expanding our partners' reach throughout America. Our primary goal is to empower parents to secure a meaningful education for their children with disabilities. We achieve this by providing training to businesses, school districts, parents, advocates, and related service professionals. Our aim is to enable individuals with disabilities to flourish in every aspect of life.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Ethnic and racial groups
Ethnic and racial groups
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Donor Satisfaction Rate

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Hunger in America

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success


Context Notes

Measures the level of satisfaction among donors based on surveys, feedback, and engagement assessments.

Number of consulting projects completed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Economically disadvantaged people

Related Program

Hunger in America

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success


Context Notes

Demonstrates effective project management and the organization's capacity to deliver on its commitments.

Number of clients passing job skill competency exams or assessments after completing course

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Supporting our Heroes

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success


Context Notes

Demonstrates the effectiveness and meaningful contributions of the organization's philanthropic efforts.

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Addressing the gap between donors and the causes they wish to promote involves developing comprehensive strategies for communication, understanding donor motivations, ensuring transparency, and implementing effective feedback mechanisms. By enhancing these aspects, NFT Rescue Foundation can build stronger, more collaborative relationships with donors, ultimately leading to more impactful and sustainable outcomes for the causes we support.

We resolve the issues that revolves around the disconnect or lack of alignment between the intentions of donors and the effective implementation of their contributions to support specific causes. Several key aspects contribute to this challenge:

Communication Gap: Donors may not have sufficient information about the impact of their contributions. Clear and transparent communication channels are often lacking, making it difficult for donors to understand how their funds are utilized and the tangible outcomes achieved.

Understanding Donor Intentions: Philanthropic organizations may struggle to fully comprehend the nuanced preferences and specific goals of individual donors. This lack of clarity can lead to misalignment between donor expectations and the actual execution of projects.

Accountability and Transparency: Donors often seek accountability and transparency in the use of their funds. The absence of robust reporting mechanisms and transparent financial practices can erode donor trust and hinder effective collaboration.

Matching Donor Values with Causes: Ensuring that the causes promoted by philanthropic organizations align closely with the values and priorities of donors is crucial. Mismatches can lead to dissatisfaction among donors and undermine the overall effectiveness of the philanthropic efforts.

Engagement and Feedback: Establishing effective feedback loops and engagement mechanisms is essential. Donors may feel disengaged if they do not receive updates on the progress of projects or if their input is not actively sought, hindering a sense of shared ownership in the causes they support.

Impact Measurement: Donors often seek measurable and meaningful impact from their contributions. However, challenges in accurately measuring and demonstrating the impact of philanthropic initiatives can create uncertainty and hinder donor satisfaction.

By overcoming these challenges, philanthropic organizations can foster stronger, more collaborative relationships with donors and achieve more impactful outcomes for the causes they aim to support.

To address the challenges of a lack of clear communication, inadequate understanding of donor preferences, insufficient accountability, and transparency issues in philanthropy, a comprehensive strategy involves:

Enhanced Communication Platforms: Implementing robust communication channels that facilitate transparent and timely information exchange between philanthropic organizations and donors. This includes regular updates, progress reports, and opportunities for direct engagement to keep donors informed about the impact of their contributions.

Donor Engagement Surveys: Conducting surveys to gain a deeper understanding of donor preferences, values, and expectations. By actively seeking feedback and preferences, NFT Rescue Foundation tailors their initiatives to better align with donor interests, fostering a stronger connection between donors and the causes they support.

Strategic Accountability Measures: Implementing rigorous accountability measures, such as clear project timelines, performance indicators, and financial reporting. Establishing a framework for tracking and evaluating the impact of philanthropic initiatives ensures transparency and builds donor confidence in the effective utilization of their contributions.

Transparency Initiatives: Introducing transparent financial practices, disclosure of expenses, and clear documentation of project outcomes. This transparency helps donors track the flow of their funds, understand how resources are utilized, and ensures that their contributions align with their philanthropic goals.

Technology Integration: Leveraging technology, such as blockchain or dedicated platforms, to enhance transparency in financial transactions and project execution. This provides donors with real-time access to information, fostering trust and transparency in the philanthropic process.

Regular Feedback Mechanisms: Establishing regular feedback loops to encourage donor input and address concerns promptly. This proactive approach demonstrates a commitment to collaboration and allows for continuous improvement in meeting donor expectations.

By implementing these strategies, NFT Rescue Foundation can bridge the gap between donors and the causes we promote, creating a more transparent, accountable, and engaging philanthropic ecosystem.

Our implementation of our strategies for overcoming challenges in philanthropy related to communication, understanding donor preferences, accountability, and transparency, NFT Rescue Foundation has the following capabilities:

Communication Management: Ability to establish and manage effective communication channels.
Skill in crafting clear and compelling messages for diverse audiences. Capacity to use various platforms, including social media and digital communication tools.

Data Analytics and Surveys: Proficiency in data analytics to extract actionable insights from donor feedback.
Capability to design and conduct surveys to gather comprehensive information about donor preferences.

Project Management: Project management skills to ensure effective implementation of initiatives and adherence to timelines. Capacity to define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) for projects.

Financial Transparency: Knowledge of financial management practices to ensure transparent reporting.
Skill in developing clear and accessible financial documentation for donors.

Technology Integration: Expertise in leveraging technology, such as blockchain or specialized platforms, for transparent financial transactions. Capability to manage and optimize technology tools for enhanced communication and transparency.

Feedback Mechanisms: Establishment and management of regular feedback mechanisms to collect and respond to donor input. Capacity to analyze feedback and implement improvements based on donor suggestions.

Contributor Engagement: Skill in engaging donors, community members, and project beneficiaries. Capacity to foster collaborative relationships and address concerns effectively.

Transparency Advocacy: Advocacy skills to promote transparency as a core value within the organization and the broader philanthropic sector. Ability to educate contributors about the importance of transparency in philanthropy.

Crisis Management: Ability to address issues promptly and transparently in case of challenges or crises.
Preparedness to manage potential reputational risks through effective communication.

Continuous Improvement: Commitment to a culture of continuous improvement, incorporating lessons learned from feedback and evaluations. Capability to adapt strategies based on evolving donor expectations and industry best practices.

By developing and enhancing these capabilities, philanthropic organizations can better navigate the complexities of donor relations, ensuring a more transparent, accountable, and impactful approach to addressing global challenges.

Our organization implements the strategies to address challenges in philanthropy specifically, enhancing communication, understanding donor preferences, ensuring accountability, and improving transparency with measurable progress and positive outcomes.

Improved Donor Satisfaction: Regular communication updates and tailored engagement efforts lead to increased donor satisfaction. Surveys and feedback mechanisms reveal a higher level of donor contentment as their preferences are better understood and integrated into philanthropic initiatives.

Enhanced Transparency: The implementation of transparent financial practices and technology integration allows donors to track the flow of their funds and understand how resources are utilized. Clear documentation and reports on project outcomes contribute to heightened transparency, building trust among our donors.

Effective Project Management: Our organization demonstrates improved project management capabilities, adhering to timelines and achieving key performance indicators. Donors witness tangible and timely results from their contributions, reinforcing confidence in the organization's ability to make a positive impact.

Increased Donor Engagement: Utilization of various communication channels and technology tools boosts donor engagement. Donors feel more connected to the organization and the causes they support, leading to increased involvement in philanthropic activities.

Data-Driven Decision-Making: Our organization utilizes data analytics to derive insights from donor feedback, enabling informed decision-making. Data-driven strategies contribute to more effective allocation of resources, ensuring initiatives align closely with donor expectations.

Positive Contributor Relationships: Contributor engagement efforts result in stronger relationships with donors, community members, and project beneficiaries. Our organization becomes a trusted partner, actively involving stakeholders in decision-making processes and addressing concerns promptly.

Crisis Resilience: Our organization demonstrates resilience in times of challenges or crises, managing issues transparently and effectively. Transparent communication during crises helps maintain donor trust, preventing long-term reputational damage.

Continuous Improvement Culture: A culture of continuous improvement is established with our organization adapting strategies based on lessons learned, feedback, and changing donor expectations. Our organization remains agile and responsive to evolving needs, ensuring sustained progress over time.

Impactful Philanthropic Initiatives: Our organization's philanthropic initiatives demonstrate measurable and positive impacts on supported causes. Donors witness the tangible results of their contributions, reinforcing their commitment to the organization's mission. Overall, the progress of our organization is characterized by increased donor satisfaction, enhanced transparency, effective project management.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback


Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $3,852
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $100
Other Revenue $1,000
Total Revenue $4,952
Program Services $0
Administration $843
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $843

Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $308
Total Liabilities $246
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $0


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Founder, President, Member

James Ballester

Graduate 1989 with a degree in Business Management and Marketing and minor in Global Economics from Balter University. Volunteer with the Salvadorian Red Cross 1990 thru 1992. Published independent photojournalist Avant Garde Magazine 2019. Investigative journalist in Genetic Research and Bio-Diversity. Degreed in Pac Fab development textile industry.

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Nft Rescue Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 06/18/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

James Ballester

NFT Rescue Foundation Inc.

Term: 2022 - 2022

Christina Cody

Care of the Wild

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section.

  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/5/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.


The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation


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Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/04/2023

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.