When You Give, You Have a Choice.
At United Way, we love having choices when it comes to impacting generational change. From tax-deductible contributions from estates to retirement distributions and other planned legacy gifts, discover what type of gift works best for you to achieve your philanthropic goals.
For any questions, please contact Jennifer Trice at (206) 461-3245 or email@example.com for more information.
Own stock, mutual funds, or have stock options available through your employer? Make a great gift with greater impact while enjoying a double tax advantage when you give to United Way via stock.
Donor Advised Funds
Requesting a grant from your Donor Advised Fund as a gift to United Way is a simple, straight-forward, and tax-efficient process.
IRA Charitable Rollover
Give from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) through a Qualified Charitable Distribution. A Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is a tax-efficient way for those 70 ½ or older to donate from their IRA, while also counting towards your annual Required Minimum Distribution.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and more can rapidly surge in value. Selling them for regular currency may trigger taxes. By donating appreciated crypto to United Way, you can avoid taxes and maximize impact, especially for those with substantial gains. Holding crypto for over a year may lead to federal tax deductions up to the full gift value.
Interested in powering the impact of United Way into the future? Leaving a legacy gift to United Way can easily be added to your will, living trust, or to a retirement account as a beneficiary in as little as one sentence. This will allow us to steward your final gift to have its greatest impact. Your heirs may also avoid inheritance taxes when you list United Way as beneficiary of assets such as your IRA or 401(k) balances.
If leaving a bequest makes sense for you, please contact Jennifer Trice at (206) 461-3245 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Are you an individual, institution, or a corporate sponsor who wants to maximize your business value, create a positive public image, and strengthen consumer relationships? Your corporate gift to United Way is a powerful investment in the community where you and your employees work, live, and raise families.
If a sponsorship gift makes sense for you, please contact James Modie at (206) 461-4515 or email@example.com for more information.
Are there processing fees?
Gifts made directly to United Way of King County incur no processing fees; your dollars go directly to doing good work in the community.
Gifts designated to other nonprofits must be a minimum of $100 per agency and will incur a 10% processing fee.
Are there credit card fees?
There will be no additional fee for making a donation with a credit card.
Are these fees ever waived?
- Processing fees are waived for gifts designated to any United Way located in Washington state.
- Processing fees for donors that give $10,000 or more directly to United Way of King County are waived for additional gifts designated to other nonprofits that same campaign year.
Is there a minimum gift requirement?
There is no minimum gift when you give directly to United Way of King County. For gifts designated to other nonprofits, the minimum gift is $100 per year. If a gift is designated to another nonprofit for less than $100 it will be redirected to United Way of King County.
Are there processing fees specific to companies
- Matching gifts: The processing fee for a gift matching an employee gift designated to another nonprofit is 10% of the gift amount, with no maximum.
- Corporate gifts:
- The processing fee for a corporate gift designated to another nonprofit is 10% of the gift amount, with no maximum.
- No processing fees are charged on corporate gifts made directly to United Way of King County or any United Way in Washington state.