We want to answer any questions you may have, so we put together the most frequently asked questions along with their answers just for you! If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us!

General

Why veterinarians?
How did CVM get started?
How do I apply for a position with CVM?
Tell me more about CVM's fianancial accountabililty.
How are CVM field staff supported?
What does CVM believe?
Why are some of the CVM field staff not shown on the map?

Donating

How do I know my payment went through?
Is my donation tax-deductible?
How do I get a tax receipt?
Can I donate with a check?
How do I make sure my donations go where I want them to?
Is Christian Veterinary Mission a financially trustworthy organization?
Where do my donations go?
Can I set up an automatic monthly donation to a specific missionary?
How do I cancel my recurring monthly donation?
How do I update my credit card information?
How do I receive a specific field staff’s prayer letters?
Will I receive an end of the year report for my giving?
Can I get a hard copy receipt for my web gift?
How do I cancel my monthly hard copy receipt for my gifts?
Why does my email receipt for my web donation not look correct?
How do I go completely paperless?

Animal Impact Program

Does my Animal Impact donation actually purchase the animal or training?
Can I get a card with a specific message inside?

Volunteering

How can I volunteer for CVM?
I don’t live near Seattle, how can I help CVM?
What are some ways that I can bless someone serving in missions?
How do I go about getting on your speakers list?
What does a state representative do?
How do I get on the list to host a booth at my local conference?

Students

What is a CVF group?
What can we do as a student group to help CVM?
How do we adopt a CVM field staff member?
I am a CVF leader, now what?
I’m a faculty advisor, now what?
I’m called to long-term veterinary missions, what are my next steps?
Are there opportunities for international externships?
I am a pre-vet looking for information on CVF groups at various schools.

Professionals

What can I do in my clinic to represent CVM?
I made an Remember A Pet donation, how long until my client receives their card?
How do I set up a recurring Remember A Pet donation?
Can I send my Remember A Pet form in by fax or email?
Where can I find my Christian Veterinary Fellowship group?
How do I start a Christian Veterinary Fellowship group?
I can’t serve long-term, so what can I do?

Long-Term

How long does it typically take to raise the funds to go?
Will I need to learn another language in order to serve?
What are the education options for my children?
How long does the application process take?
How long is the commitment to serve?
How long is the commitment to serve?
What if I don’t want to ask people for money?
I’m not quite sure where the Lord is calling me, is that ok?
What if I’m called to a specific location or people group?
How does “secondment” work?
What classes or resources do you recommend I utilize before I go?
Why are some of the CVM field staff not shown on the map?
Can a family member or spouse serve as a reference in the application process?

Short-term

Do I have to be a vet in order to serve?
How old do I have to be in order to serve?
How do I get on a particular trip that I am interested in serving on?
How do I get started?
Can a family member or spouse serve as a reference in the application process?
Can I fundraise for my short-term trip?
Can I pay for a short-term trip myself?
How do I set up an account for fundraising?
Do I need to re-apply for each trip?
Where can I see who has donated?
What is included in my trip costs to CVM?
What classes or resources do you recommend I utilize before I go?

Fundraising

Where can I get CVM videos and photos to share?
How do I get my fundraising account set up?