The Catholic United Financial Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Donations made to the Foundation are tax-deductible.
A 100 percent gift
Many charities must take a portion of your gift to cover their own costs (salaries, expenses, mortgages, etc.). According to Charity Navigator, a majority of charities spend about 25% of every donation on the overhead of running their operations and 75% of a gift on the actual cause.
The Foundation is different. Since all costs associated with running this 501(c)3 organization are covered by Catholic United Financial, 100 percent of your gift is passed on to the parish, charity or cause that matters to you.
What can I give?
Contact the Foundation to learn more about these types of giving. When making a planned gift (such as bequests, life insurance, retirement plan) we can assist you with the proper execution of your type of gift.
Cash - The simplest and easiest gift, cash qualifies as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. This gift provides immediate financial support to the Foundation's projects, or to the charities and causes you designate. Read more...
Wills and Bequests - A bequest made through a will is the most common form of planned giving. Donors have the flexibility in giving as well as enjoying certain tax advantages. Read more...
Life Insurance - Charitable life insurance offers a way for you to make a substantial future gift to a charity. When a charity is named as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, that charity receives a substantial gift upon your death. There can be certain tax advantages to charitable life insurance as well. Read more...
Appreciated Assets - By donating appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real estate, you may be able to avoid capital gains taxes on the appreciation. The Foundation has established accounts to receive share transfers to help facilitate the gift. Read more...
Retirement Plans - You can designate the Foundation or your qualified charity as beneficiary of your IRAs, tax sheltered annuities, or 401(k) or 403 (b) plans. Read more...
Make a donation
Donations by check are accepted through the mail to this address:
Catholic United Financial Foundation
3499 Lexington Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55126
You can also give over the phone by calling 651-765-4135 or toll-free 1-877-275-7145.
The Catholic United Financial Foundation currently accepts donations online through the Razoo giving web site. Click on the blue button below to visit our giving page.