Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to achieve your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals while you support the community and the causes you care about most.

Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards

Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards Diagram. Description of image is listed below.

How It Works

  1. You transfer cash to The Community Foundation—via a check through the mail or online by debit or credit card
  2. The Community Foundation can put your gift to immediate use or add it to an endowed fund if you so specify
  3. You receive a charitable deduction


  • Your gift is made simply and quickly
  • You receive a federal income-tax deduction
  • You provide immediate support for the causes you care about

More Information

Contact Us

Sharon Cappetta, CAP®
Director of Development

Liana Garcia, MS, PMP, CAP®
Director of Gift Planning


The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon St.
New Haven, CT 06510

Federal Tax ID Number: 06-6032106


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