Donations to the Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. may be made in a variety of ways. A donation can be made at any time and may qualify as a charitable contribution for federal and state income tax purposes, as well as on estate tax returns. The Foundation recommends that you consult with an attorney or accountant for the legal and tax implications of any gift you make.
Gifts of cash are the most popular vehicle for contributing to the FVTC Foundation, Inc. A cash gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law for the year in which it is given. Cash gifts have an immediate impact on FVTC students and programs. Cash gifts can be made by
check or credit card - just fill out the Gift Form and mail to the address listed on the form.
Pledges are gift commitments typically lasting over a three- to five-year period. By carefully planning a multiyear pledge, you can make a gift that is many times larger than any single-year commitment. The pledge installment payment schedule is structured based on your preferences. To make a pledge to the FVTC Foundation, Inc., please complete the Gift Form, and mail to the address listed on the form.
Gifts of Securities
Gifting securities to the FVTC Foundation, Inc. enables donors to make a substantial contribution while providing an opportunity to avoid capital gains. It is recommended that donors consult with a tax advisor if interested in making such a donation.
Planning a deferred gift to the Foundation is a practical way for you to actualize your philanthropic goals and at the same time realize significant tax savings. A deferred gift is one that is made currently, but received by the Foundation at a future date. Planned giving is often done in conjunction with estate planning and is a viable option for donors of all income levels. Examples of popular planned giving tools include:
- Charitable gift annuities
- Charitable remainder trusts
- Gifts of life insurance
- Gifts of retirement plan assets
More information on Planned Giving.
Donated equipment and services lend vital support to teaching, learning and research in every training program at FVTC. Employers and the College have a compelling mutual interest in exposing students to industry-standard technology. In-kind giving makes that possible and allows us to remain relevant as a technical college. In-kind donations also offer tax benefits to donors. For more information on how you can make a difference through an in-kind gift, please call (920) 735-5603. FVTC reserves the right to approve all in-kind gifts before they are accepted. In-Kind Gift Form
Corporate Matching Gifts
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that supplement their employees’ charitable donations. Your company may match, double, or even triple your gift. For more information, please contact your human resources office or our Foundation office to see if your company has a matching gifts program.
Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc.
1825 N. Bluemound Drive
PO Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277