How You Can Help
Through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations, the College Crusade of Rhode Island helps youth from low-income communities achieve their goal of graduating from high school and earning a college degree. Your gift allows us to provide effective programs and services that keep young people on the path to higher education – and to offer scholarship support once they get there.
There are many convenient ways for you to support our mission. Remember that The College Crusade of Rhode Island is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and your contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Be sure to seek advice from your tax advisor. Click here to view our IRS Determination Letter and Form 990.
We recognize that you, as a donor, want to be respected and have confidence in the organizations you support. The College Crusade of Rhode Island adheres to the Donor Bill of Rights.
Ways to Give
The College Crusade of Rhode Island is registered with JustGive.org to receive online donations securely. Click on the icon at left to go to our page on the JustGive site, and follow their guidelines for making a donation.
Write a check
The simplest way to donate is to mail a check to The College Crusade of Rhode Island, 134 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI 02905.
Give through the United Way
We can receive United Way gifts if you designate The College Crusade of Rhode Island during your workplace campaign pledge. We can also accept gifts made through the United Way’s Philanthropy Fund.
Donate stocks or other assets
This can be a tax-savvy way to donate to The College Crusade. Consult your tax advisor, and contact our
for details on making an easy stock transfer.
Name The College Crusade in your estate plans
There are many benefits to making a planned gift to The College Crusade, and many ways to do it. Discuss these with your financial advisor, and contact our
, before your finalize your gift.
Double your gift
Many employers offer matching gift programs, which can double the power of your donation. Check with your company!
Give through your group or organization
If you belong to a club, social or religious group, union or other organization, or if you lead a youth group, suggest that your group consider The College Crusade as the beneficiary of a fundraising event.
For more information, please contact Bob Oberg, Senior Vice President of Development and Communications, at 401-854-5500 ext 124.