Giving Your financial support allows the Collegeville Institute to invest in scholars, writers, artists, and faith leaders. Each gift to the Collegeville Institute has a ripple effect, enhancing and enriching the experiences of our participants who go on to write books, lead faith communities, and equip the next generation to meaningfully engage religion and culture. Thank you for considering a gift to the Collegeville Institute. Your support means the world to our participants and communities they serve. All gifts to the Collegeville Institute – regardless of size – are a statement of endorsement for our mission and financial health of the institution. Give Now » Ways to Give As needed for giving documents, please use: Full legal name – Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research; Federal tax ID# 41-6057644M. Cash, Check, or Credit Card Make an immediate impact with an online gift at our secure giving page, by phone at (320) 363-3366, or through the mail to Collegeville Institute, 2475 Ecumenical Drive PO Box 2000, Collegeville, MN 56321. make an online gift CARES Act Giving Incentives Extended for 2021, special CARES Act Giving incentives (for cash gifts only) provide an “above the line” deduction for returns taking the standard deduction ($300 per single filer, $600 for married filing jointly). For those who do itemize, gift deduction up to 100% of adjusted gross income. Stock or Security Gifts Making a gift of stock also benefits the donor. By donating highly appreciated shares directly to the Collegeville Institute, the holder can avoid paying capital gains tax. Contact us for more details on how to give a stock transaction. Donor Advised Funds Quarterly, once, or twice a year, you can use a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) to make a gift. Direct a grant from your DAF to the Collegeville Institute by contacting your advisor. If needed, Federal Tax ID is 41-6057644. IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) For those who are 70 ½ or older, instruct your IRA administrator to send a check directly to Collegeville Institute. Recurring Gifts By setting up a recurring monthly, quarterly, or annual gift, you provide a reliable source of funding for the Collegeville Institute. Simply select the appropriate option in the drop-down menu on our online giving page. You can spread your gift out over 12 months. Bricks, Glass, & More Comprehensive Campaign In 2021, the Board launched a $2 million campaign that 1) preserves and renovates our facilities and make them accessible, 2) expands our innovative multi-religious work, and 3) strengthens our International Scholars Program. Learn how you can support the comprehensive campaign » The Kilian McDonnell Legacy Circle You can honor the legacy of Collegeville Institute founder Fr. Kilian McDonnell and help to build Collegeville Institute’s future by joining The Kilian McDonnell Legacy Circle, which recognizes benefactors who have thoughtfully and generously included gifts to the Collegeville Institute in their estate plans. Learn more about The Kilian McDonnell Legacy Circle » To further discuss ways to give or for more information on year-end giving, please contact Amy Fistler, Director of Development, at email@example.com or 651-353-6941. Your Gift Makes a Big Impact In its emphasis on the unity of God’s diverse people, the importance of interdisciplinary and collaborative work, and the inseparable relation between thought and action, the Collegeville Institute remains an energetic and growing institution of research and leadership formation that occupies a unique position in religious America. The Collegeville Institute would not be what it is without you—the donors, program participants, board members, and so many more who share our belief that religious ideas can be a force for good in the world. Your investment in this place makes it possible for us to continue our work. Read our 2020-21 Annual Report to see how the Collegeville Institute is using your financial contributions to impact the lives of scholars, writers, and faith leaders. 2020-21 Annual Report I’m delighted to be serving the Collegeville Institute by building a strong foundation for philanthropy. This is an important organization that has deeply impacted the lives of some of my favorite writers and theologians. There are phenomenal people in the Collegeville Institute community, and I am glad to have a role in helping Collegeville Institute invest in the next generation of faith leaders. — Amy Fistler, Director of Development Do you have questions? Contact Amy directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 651-353-6941.