Last Update: 9/1/2014

Ways to Give

There are many ways to give through the Deuel County Community Foundation.  Here are some of the most common methods that philanthropists choose.

Electronic

Make your donation easy and securely using your debit or credit card.  The Deuel County Community Foundation has teamed up with the South Dakota Community Foundation to provide you with an easy way to give to your local foundation.  There are no fees to the donors or the local foundation assuring the maximum benefits.

Make your donation to the foundation easy and secure.

Cash or Check

Cash or check is the easiest way to contribute.  Donors who make gifts of cash are eligible for a charitable deduction in the year the gift is made.  Receipts will be provided for any gift.

Commodities and Property

Commodities such as grain, livestock, and land are another convenient way to contribute.  Donors who make gifts of cash are eligible for a charitable deduction in the year the gift is made.

Bequest

A charitable bequest is the most common form of planned giving.  By including a charitable bequest in a will, donors are able to make gifts that are simple, and in many cases, larger than they could make during their lifetime.       

Retirement Plans and Life Insurance

Donors can use assets held in an individual retirement account (IRA) 401(k), 403(b), or similar account to start a fund at the Deuel County Community Foundation at the time of their death. Donors can choose to donate all or part of their retirement plan to the Deuel County Community Community Foundation

Stocks or Bonds

Appreciated stocks or bonds and may be donated to the Deuel County Community Foundation as a charitable gift.  By donating appreciated stock to the Deuel County Community Foundation, donors can avoid capital gains tax that would otherwise occur at the sale of the stock.  Donors are eligible for a tax deduction for the fair market value of the stock.