Personal Contributions: A gift of cash in support of the CRCF is the easiest way to give. If you itemize on your tax return, your check made payable to the Clackamas Rotary Club Foundation is generally tax-deductable. You will receive an acknowledgement letter for your records.
Online Donations: Give online now -- either a one-time donation or regularly scheduled donations using your credit card. By clicking on DONATE NOW you will be transferred to our secure server to complete your gift. You may also make honorary and memorial gifts online.
Donate by fax or mail: Download a DONATION FORM that can be faxed or mailed to the Rotary Club of Clackamas office:
The Clackamas Rotary Foundation
P.O. Box 601
Clackamas OR 97015
or Fax to 503 636-1341
In addition to a general cash contribution, there are many other options for giving to our Foundation. If you are interested in learning more about any of the following, please contact the Clackamas Rotary Foundation at 503 655-5334 and we will be happy to answer your questions. Click here to email us with questions as well.
Marketable Securities and Real Estate: You may contribute stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares, commercial/residential/investment real estate to our Foundation The fair market value of these donations is generally tax-deductable.
Planned Giving: Establish a legacy by providing CRCF with long-term support through a bequest, trust, charitable gift annuity, life insurance policy, or retirement account. Call us and we would be pleased to discuss with you a giving plan that will best benefit you, your family and the CRCF.
Bequest: Estate taxes can be reduced through a provision in your will or living trust, or designate retirement plan assets for CRCF.
Charitable Remainder Annuity or Unitrust: appropriate for cash and appreciated property. Provides for fixed or variable payments to one or more persons for life or up to 20 years while benefiting CRCF when the trust ends.
Charitable Lead Trust: assets likely to grow in value are best for this type of donation. Income accrues to CRCF for a period of time and then the assets pass to the heirs.
Retirement Account and Life Insurance: Transfer of ownership or designate the beneficiary as CRCF.
Tribute Gifts: A gift to the CRCF in memory of a loved one, fellow Rotarian, or to recognize an accomplishment in someone's life is a very personal and meaningful tribute. CRCF will send an acknowledgement card to those you have named and you will receive a letter confirming the gift.
Endowment Funds: CRCF encourages Rotarians to establish endowed funds to help perpetuate not only the Club's goals and projects, but also the work of community non-profit organizations which are engaged in the various avenues of Rotary service.
As you consider making an endowed fund, please keep in mind the following criteria:
- Any amount may be given for general purpose unrestricted endowment
- To create a new named endowed fund for general purposes, the initial gift must be at least $50,000
- To create a new named endowed fund for a specific purpose, the initial gift must be at least $100,000