Ways to Give


CHECK DONATION FORM

Online:

  • Visit ErieGives.org
  • Gifts will be accepted on August 13, 2024, beginning at midnight.
  • Online donations can be made via credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, or Visa)
  • Minimum donation = $25

By Phone:

  • Call The Erie Community Foundation at 814.454.0843.
  • Our friendly staff will answer our phone lines from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on August 13, 2024.
  • Donations can be made by phone using your credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, or Visa)
  • You will have the option to cover the credit card and platform fees giving your nonprofit more dollars.
  • Minimum donation = $25.

In Person:

  • Please bring your check and the completed Check Donation Form to The Erie Community Foundation at 459 West 6th Street, before Friday, August 9, 2024.
  • We will start accepting checks on July 8, 2024.
  • Make sure to write a single check for the total amount payable to “The Erie Community Foundation,” and the Foundation will distribute your gift to your favorite nonprofits.
  • Please note, if you give by check, there are no fees!

By Mail:

  • You can also mail your check to 459 West 6th Street, but we will need to receive your gift by Monday, August 12, 2024.
  • Complete the Check Donation Form indicating the nonprofit(s) you want to support and the corresponding donation amount(s).
  • Write a single check for the total amount payable to “The Erie Community Foundation,” and the Foundation will distribute your gift to your favorite nonprofits
  • Mail your check and the completed Check Donation Form to The Erie Community Foundation, 459 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507.

Gift of Stock or IRA via Mail:

  • Talk to your professional advisor or banker who can help you.
  • The deadline to initiate the transfer of stock or IRA distribution with your custodian directed to The Erie Community Foundation is Monday, August 12, 2024.
  • Complete the Check Donation Form indicating the organization(s) and donation amount(s).
  • Mail check and completed form to The Erie Community Foundation, 459 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507
  • The transfer of stock or distribution from your IRA should match the total amount you indicate on your mail-in form.