Thank you for considering a donation to our organization. Each year, 1,460 generous donors like you help to expand our reach and champion our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and depends on contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations to empower thousands of individuals each year. Your contribution to YWCA Minneapolis is tax-deductible. Tax ID Number: 41-0693891
Donate by Mail
Make check payable to YWCA Minneapolis, write “Donation” on memo line and mail to:
1130 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
You can easily make a donation online or find more information below about the many planned giving options available. All are powerful ways to give and support YWCA’s work into the future. For additional information, please email us or call 612-215-4158.
Gifts from a donor advised fund (DAF) have become popular vehicles for charitable giving due to the favorable tax benefits they can provide and to centralize donors’ philanthropic giving. Simply contact your sponsoring financial or community institution to recommend a grant to YWCA Minneapolis (or any other charity).
Gifts of securities which have gone up in value since their purchase can provide additional benefits:
Please call us at 612-215-4158 and let us know you are making a gift of stock. This is important to ensure proper receipt and acknowledgment of your gift. Then, you can select an electronic or physical transfer.
Direct electronic stock transfer to:
National Financial Services, LLC
Account: 638-099582, YWCA of Minneapolis
Please call us at 612-215-4158 and let us know you are making a gift of stock, so that we can properly acknowledge your gift.
You can forward your stock certificate(s) directly to YWCA Minneapolis. Each stock certificate requires a stock power form. The stock powers should be signed and the signature guaranteed by your local bank or broker.
Mail the stock powers, along with a letter indicating your intent to make a gift, to the address below. Under separate cover, send the stock certificate(s) to the same address.
The Qualified Charitable Distribution law allows individuals 70½ or older to give up to $100,000 directly from their IRA to one or more qualified charities without paying federal income tax on the withdrawal. Donors who wish to make a gift to benefit YWCA Minneapolis or who are fulfilling an existing pledge may choose to make a qualified charitable distribution from their IRA.
To make a gift to YWCA Minneapolis from an IRA, contact your IRA plan administrator and request a direct qualified charitable distribution from the IRA account to YWCA Minneapolis, a 501(c) (3) organization.
Mail the check to:
Attn: Organizational Advancement
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Please contact YWCA Minneapolis at 612-215-4158, or the person you work with at YWCA to inform us of your gift and to let us know how we should direct it.
A legacy gift is usually made through a gifting clause in one’s estate plan.
Bequests can be created through:
Individual Retirement Account (IRA), 401(k), 403(b) and other retirement assets are subject to significant taxes if left to family members at one’s death. If left to YWCA Minneapolis, we can withdraw pretax monies without paying income tax, thus maximizing your gift. Gifting qualified retirement assets to YWCA Minneapolis may also reduce the size of your taxable estate.
A gift of life insurance is a simple way to make a legacy gift. Name YWCA Minneapolis as a partial, full or remainder beneficiary on your policy
A contract between you and YWCA Minneapolis. In exchange for cash or securities, YWCA Minneapolis will pay you and/or another beneficiary a fixed lifetime income. Your rate depends on your age; the older you are, the higher the rate.