Catholic Community Foundation fosters faith-based stewardship in the community for the spiritual, educational and charitable needs of all.
Encouraging faithful philanthropy
Dedicated to enriching the lives of others by encouraging faithful philanthropy, the Foundation supports the mission of the Diocese of Cleveland to provide for the spiritual, educational and charitable needs of people throughout Northeast Ohio.
The Catholic Community Foundation manages a number of grants and makes them available to Diocesan agencies, schools, parishes and programs and other faith-based or nonprofit organizations located within the Diocese of Cleveland.
Making a gift that will make a difference
There are several meaningful ways you can support the ministries of the Church in Northeast Ohio and help make a profound impact. Learn which giving opportunities are right for you and your financial situation. Every gift will make a difference!
If you are aged 70½ or older, you again have the opportunity to save on taxes and make a charitable rollover gift from your IRA. With a direct transfer from your traditional IRA to a qualified charity, you satisfy your minimum required distribution for the year. IRA Charitable Rollover transfers are income tax-free so long as the gift is made by December 31st.
Consider an IRA Charitable Rollover transfer to benefit your parish, Catholic Charities, Priestly Formation, Catholic Education or another ministry of the Diocese of Cleveland.
IRA Charitable Rollover - Fast Facts
You must be 70 ½ and older
Transfers must be made directly from the IRA to a qualified charity
Your taxable income can be reduced by up to $100,000, the maximum allowable
Only traditional IRA accounts are eligible. The IRA Charitable Rollover cannot be used with other retirement plans such as a 401(k), 403(b) or a SEP IRA
Transfers cannot be made to Donor-Advised Funds, Charitable Gift Annuities, or other life-income arrangements
Contact your IRA administrator to begin this process. Please provide the following information:
For gifts designated for the benefit of Catholic Charities:
Catholic Charities Corporation, Tax ID #34-1318541 c/o Catholic Community Foundation 1404 East Ninth Street, 8th Floor Cleveland, OH 44114-1722
For gifts designated for the benefit of your parish:
You will need to provide your complete parish name, address and TAX ID# to your IRA administrator. Contact Mary Lou Ozimek at 216-696-6525 x4070 to obtain this information for your parish.
For gifts designated for the benefit of Catholic Education, Priestly Formation or other ministries of the Diocese:
Catholic Community Foundation, Tax ID #34-1908579 For the benefit of: (please specify designation) 1404 East Ninth Street, 8th Floor Cleveland, OH 44114-1722