Ways to Give

Outright Gift

You may make your contribution outright in a single amount at the time of your pledge or on a date that you specify.

Multi-Year Pledge

You may spread your contributions up to five years. You have the opportunity to specify the frequency (monthly, quarterly or annually) and the start date for your pledge.

Gifts of Stock

You may make contributions to the campaign by transferring stock.  You will receive the full current market value of your stock on the date of transfer toward your pledge.  No capital gains will be paid by you and the full market value can be counted as a charitable gift for income tax purposes.  Please consult counsel to confirm your eligibility based on personal circumstances.

Gifts of Real Estate

You may make contributions to the campaign by transferring real estate.  You will receive the full current market value of your real estate on the date of transfer toward your pledge, less transaction expenses. No capital gains will be paid by you and the full market value can be counted as a charitable gift for income tax purposes. Please consult counsel to confirm your eligibility based on personal circumstances.All gifts of real estate are subject to review and approval in accordance with Diocesan Gift Acceptance Policies.

Legacy Gifts

 

  • Bequest: You may make a bequest through your will.
  • Charitable Gift Annuity: You may transfer cash or property to the campaign in exchange for partial tax deduction and a lifetime stream of annual income.
  • Charitable Trusts: You may establish a Charitable Remainder Trust or other trust instrument with the assistance of your financial and tax advisors that could benefit the campaign while providing direct income and/or tax benefits to you.
  • Lumen Christi Legacy Society: Lumen Christi honors those individuals and families who contribute a legacy gift for the benefit of our parishes, schools and/or Diocesan ministries and programs. With their partnership, they become an integral chapter in the rich story of our Diocese by joining the leaders of past generations since 1820 that have grown the Catholic Church in Virginia. To learn how you can become a member of the Lumen Christi Legacy Society, please visit www.richmondcatholicfoundation.org

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