The goal of fundraising at Morris Catholic is to sustain the School both today and for many years to come. Gifts to Morris Catholic may be made in a number of ways:
Cash and Credit Card Gifts
Cash and Credit Card Gifts may be made through the mail: Advancement Office, Morris Catholic High School, 200 Morris Avenue, Denville, NJ 07834
Credit Card Gifts
Credit Card Gifts can be made online via Morris Catholic’s secure donation site.
Credit Card Gifts may also be made over the phone by calling the Advancement Office at (973) 627-6674, ext. 136.
In addition, you may make a gift to Morris Catholic in the following ways:
Many companies have a matching gift policy that may double (or more) a contribution made to Morris Catholic, made by an employee of the company. Visit your human resources office to see if your company matches gifts.
Appreciated securities can provide an attractive means of giving. Through this type of gift, an individual can receive a charitable income tax deduction and avoid paying tax on the "capital gains" that would be due if the stocks were sold. A gift of securities may be made by transferring the stock to Morris Catholic. It should not be sold to a broker; it must be transferred, which is a simple process.
Morris Catholic may be named as the beneficiary of an insurance policy. If the ownership of the policy is transferred to the School, there may be attractive tax advantages.
Remembering Morris Catholic in your will or trust is a special way to ensure the continued excellence of Catholic education for future generations. A donor can indicate a certain item, an amount, or a percentage (the residue) of their estate - the remainder after all other heirs have been provided for.
Life Income Gift:
There are many ways that an individual can make a gift to Morris Catholic and receive income for life in return. Through one of a number of planned gift options, the donor can place cash, securities, or other assets in trust, for example, and continue to receive income from the trust. Upon the donor's death or that of a beneficiary, or at some pre-determined time, the trust terminates and the fund is transferred to Morris Catholic. These life-income gifts often provide income as well as capital gains and/or estate tax benefits.
Real Estate and Tangible Personal Property:
An individual may donate real estate, artwork, a coin collection, jewelry or other tangible personal property and receive tax benefits. It may be something that the School can use or something that can be liquidated to provide funds for other purposes.
Donors should consult with tax advisors concerning the applicable federal and state tax law.
Morris Catholic always welcomes in-kind gifts and services. Contact the Advancement Office for information about the current needs of the School.
Upholding Morris Catholic’s excellence of Catholic education requires the ongoing support from parents, alum and friends every year. For more information, you are welcome to contact our Office for Institutional Advancement, at (973) 627-6674, ext. 136.