Ways to Give
When you make an outright gift to the Lafayette Catholic School System, your contribution can be put to work immediately. You may provide funding for current programs, financial aid for students or create a sustainable source of future income by expanding the system’s endowment.
Gifts of cash are the simplest and easiest gifts you can make. You can make a cash gift with cash as well as using personal check, cashier’s check or money order (payable to LCSS).
Mail Gifts of Cash or Check to:
Lafayette Catholic School System (Advancement Office), 2410 South 9th Street, Lafayette, IN 47909.
Scholarship Granting Organization’s (SGO) allow our donors to make a gift the Lafayette Catholic School System that directly benefits the financial aid scholarships awarded to students who meet eligibility and income requirements. Individuals and businesses who contribute to an SGO qualify for a 50% Indiana state tax credit.
Gifts of securities, stocks and bonds can provide considerable tax advantages when transferred to the Lafayette Catholic School System before they are sold.
Donor Advised Fund
A donor-advised fund is like a charitable investment account, for the sole purpose of supporting charitable organizations you care about. You may contribute cash, securities or other assets to a donor-advised fund and take an immediate tax deduction. The funds can be invested for tax-free growth and you can recommend grants to Lafayette Catholic School System. Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are one of the easiest and most tax-advantageous ways to give.
Does your employer have a matching gift program? Matching-gift programs are an easy way to dramatically increase the impact of your contributions to Lafayette Catholic School System. Hundreds of businesses around the country donate funds to match the gifts made by their employees, employee spouses and retirees.
Deferred or planned gifts – including bequests, life-income plans, life insurance, and other options for your estate – can help you combine your interest in making an ultimate gift to the Lafayette Catholic School System while increasing your income, earning valuable income tax-deductions, and reducing your estate taxes. Click to learn more about planned giving and ways you could leave a lasting impact on LCSS and your family.
There are a number of local companies and businesses across the country that provide some great rewards programs for schools. These programs help provide necessary supplies and funding to help advance learning in the classroom.
For more information, or if you have questions, please contact Matt C. Buche, Director of Advancement (765) 607-4902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.