Ways to Give

Thank you very much for making a charitable gift to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana! Your donation of any size will make an everlasting impact on the Catholic Church in our diocese!

Give By Mail or Phone

Donate by Phone
If you would like to make your gift by credit/debit card and prefer to call in your number, please call (406) 315-1765 (Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Donate by Mail
If you would like to make your gift by check, please issue to:
Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana, and mail to:
Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana
PO Box 1345
Great Falls, MT 59403

Important: Please write the name of the endowment to which you are designating your gift in the memo line, or simply specify “Greatest Needs”.

Note: You may also download, print and complete our donation form PDF and mail with your check.

Mail In Donation Form

Gifts of Stock, Mutual Funds or Another Asset

Donating appreciated securities (stock, mutual funds) to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana is easy! The two buttons below provide the necessary information to process your gift. One instructs as to how you want your gift used and ensures your gift is properly credited when received. The other includes the information your broker will need to transfer your gift to us.

Gift of Stock Notification Wire Instructions

To give another non-cash asset, such as real estate, tangible personal property (livestock, crops, jewelry, etc.), mineral rights, and more, contact us for assistance by clicking here.

Memorials and Gifts to Honor

Your stewardship gift can be a fitting tribute to a friend, respected colleague or loved one.

Memorial gifts help to remember fondly those we have lost. When you make a gift to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana in memory of someone, we will send a letter to a person you designate on our foundation stationery (keeping the amount confidential) or, if you prefer, you can send a note personally.

Honor gifts are a wonderful way to acknowledge special people or life events such as a beloved priest’s anniversary of his ordination, a milestone birthday, wedding anniversary or arrival of a new baby. Or perhaps the recipient is someone who would appreciate a gift that has meaning. When you make a gift to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana in honor of someone, we will send a letter to this person on our foundation stationery (keeping the amount confidential) or, if you prefer, you can send a note personally.

To make a gift in memory or honor, please click here.

Matching Gifts

Please check to see if your employer will match your gift. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana. Your gift could be doubled! To find out if your company has a matching gift policy contact your human resources department.

Thank you for making the extra effort – and for potentially doubling your support!

The Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana is a tax-exempt organization under the group exemption of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID #81-0530034.

Establish a Legacy through a Named Endowment

You may create a Named Endowment in your name or your family’s name, or in the name of someone else you would like to honor with a gift or pledge of $10,000 or more over a five-year period to benefit the parish, school, ministry or a Catholic organization in our diocese as approved by the Bishop.

Anyone can add to an existing named endowment, once it is established.

If you are interested in establishing a legacy by creating a Named Endowment with the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana, please contact us online or call (406) 315-1765.

Learn More About Named Endowments

Donor Advised Funds

Giving via your Donor Advised Fund is a great way to directly support the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana. You can donate today by clicking the DAF Direct link below. Select your fund from the dropdown menu, enter your donation amount and click next. You will be taken to your fund’s website to complete the donation process. Currently only Fidelity Charitable, Greater Kansas City Charitable Fund, Schwab Charitable and BNY Melon are available through DAF Direct, but additional DAF sponsor charities may be added in the future.

DAF Direct Website

If you would like to give through a fund not available through DAF Direct, or if you have any questions about Donor Advised Fund Giving, please contact:

Judy Held
President
(406) 315-1765
[email protected]

Planned Giving

With a planned gift to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana, you can combine your desire to give to the Catholic Church with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Planned giving will allow you to help build the Catholic Church — for now and for years to come. To learn more about the simple ways to make a planned gift that can provide you with several tax and income benefits, please follow the link below.

Planned Giving

Join Our Legacy Society

Are you planning to leave a Legacy of Faith?

If you have included the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana in your will, trust or other estate plan, please let us know. We would like to thank you for your generosity, ensure that the purpose of your gift is clearly understood, and permissibly recognize you as a founding member of our Legacy Society.

Legacy gifts play an integral part in the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana’s ability to maintain and broaden its support of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings for generations to come. The goals of the Foundation’s Legacy Society are to honor those who have included gifts to the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana in their estate plans, encourage others to consider a legacy gift and serve as a resource for those interested in planning a gift. We hope that you’ll consider becoming a member of our Legacy Society.

For more information about Legacy Giving please contact:

Judy Held
President
(406) 315-1765
[email protected]

Become A Sustaining Donor

Your recurring, regular gift will sustain the efforts of the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana to build a strong future for the Catholic Church in our diocese. Planting seeds of faith today will bear good fruit for generations to come! To partner with us by giving monthly, it is easy to set up automatic withdrawals from your bank account, or to set up automatic bill-pay if you bank online. Please contact us for assistance. Or, you may set up recurring gifts by credit card by clicking here.

Questions? Ask Our Staff

Judy

Judy Held

President
[email protected]
(406) 315-1765

Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana
121 23rd St South
Great Falls, MT 59403

If you have any questions about how you can donate please fill out the form below