Gifts by cash, check, and credit card — The most common method used to make a charitable gift is by cash, check or credit card.
Electronic Funds Transfer — You can direct your bank to issue payments on a monthly or yearly basis to Villa Maria College.
Matching Gifts — Some companies will match an employee’s donation to Villa Maria College as an employee benefit. Please contact your personnel or human resources department for the proper form(s) and forward it to us along with your donation.
Gifts of Securities — You may be able to transfer stock or mutual funds holdings to Villa Maria College and realize significant tax benefits for yourself and your family.
Gifts of Other Assets — Retirement funds and real estate can be transformed into important philanthropic support for Villa Maria College.
Estate Gifts — In addition to current gifts that will support the objectives of the campaign, planned estate gifts are very important to the future of the College. There are a number of options for creating a planned gift in your estate, including charitable trusts, gift annuity trusts, outright bequests, and life insurance. These gifts should be considered within the full framework of your estate and after seeking counsel from your tax and/or legal advisers.
For more information, please contact Mary Robinson, vice president for development via phone: 716-961-1824 or email: [email protected].