What You Need to Know
Episcopal Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so your gift is fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
100% of your gift goes towards funding transformative outreach programs, not overhead costs, which are subsidized by Board member contributions and Diocesan funds.
Episcopal Charities evaluates every program we fund via our Advisory Committee - a group of professionals in a variety of fields who assess programs' capacity for transforming lives.
Episcopal Charities funds programs in the following categories: Children's Arts, Children's Academic Enrichment, Summer Recreation, Health and Wellness, Community Kitchens, Food Pantries, Skills Building, and COVID-19 Relief. To view programs we currently fund, click here.
Making a Bequest
We're so grateful you're considering Episcopal Charities to be the beneficiary of such a thoughtful gift. The below language may be useful to you in your considerations. Should you have any questions, please reach out to our Director of Development, Elizabeth Starling.
I hereby bequeath and devise $_______ to Episcopal Charities of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025.
I hereby bequeath and devise ____% of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to Episcopal Charities of the Episcopal Diocese New York, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025.
I hereby bequeath and devise $_______ or ___% of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, whichever is (less or more) to Episcopal Charities of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025.
Will Your Employer Match Your Gift?
If your employer will match your charitable donation, you may be able to double your contribution to Episcopal Charities. When you donate to Episcopal Charities, please contact your human resources or community relations specialist and ask them for your firm’s matching gifts form. Once you’ve completed the required information, send the form to us, and we’ll contact your employer directly. Thank you for your support!
Paying By Check
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mail to Episcopal Charities may be delayed. We strongly encourage you to choose one of the online donation options above to ensure your gift is received in a timely fashion. Should you wish to send us a check, please use the following mailing address:
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10025
Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York is a 501(c)(3) organization, contributions are tax deductible as provided by law. The Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 requires taxpayers to obtain contemporaneous written acknowledgement of any contribution of $250 or more given after January 1, 1994, in order to substantiate a charitable deduction.