If you believe in the potential of Catholic education to form children in faith, academics, and character, we invite you to support the Good Shepherd Scholarship. Your monetary gift will make it possible for children to attend a Catholic school that they may not otherwise be able to afford. When children are educated at Catholic schools, they grow to be academically prepared, spiritually nourished and become active members of our communities and the Church.
What to Give.
Gifts of Cash – Any gift of cash, check, or credit card, whether a one time donation or a reoccuring gift, is a accepted.
Gifts of Grain or Livestock – Gifts of grain or livestock can be handled by a local elevator or organization, checks are sent directly to the Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund, without paying income tax.
Gifts of Real Estate – Give a gift of real estate now or in your will, and 100% of the property value will be contribute to support students with scholarships.
Gifts of Stock, Mutual Funds or IRA’s – Contribute to student scholarships by giving stocks, mutual funds or retirement accounts to the Good Shepherd Fund.
Ways To Give.
Sponsor a Child – Donate to The Good Shepherd Scholarship to help a student or students to attend Catholic Schools.
Sponsor a School – Give a gift to honor your child or grandchild’s school or remember a school or parish that you or your children attended, ensuring that students will have the opportunity of Catholic education.
Endowment – Leave a lasting gift to our endowment so that children now, and in the future, will be able to attend Catholic schools.
Company Match – Many corporations have matching gift programs that can match your donation. Matching gift programs can be found on your company website.
SPECIAL WAYS TO GIVE
Contribute to our future through an estate plan. There are many ways to provide for future donations to the Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund, including your will. We can work with your attorney or tax advisor to find the solution that meets your needs.
Giving a gift of a life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a donation to the Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund. If you have a life insurance policy that is no longer needed, consider changing the beneficiary to the Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund.
Many corporations and foundations have giving programs that support scholarships for low income or minority students through donations or corporate sponsorships. These gifts help to build a strong future for youth in our communities.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss special giving options, please contact The Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund at [email protected] or call us at (402) 904-8049.
The Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund (GSSF) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, and contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.