Santa Fe Community College

Ways to Give

Are you interested in joining the SFCC supporter family? (We sincerely hope so!) Then you have a menu of options.

(By the way, if none of these options works for you, talk to us. We want to meet your individual needs.)

      • Cash Gifts: Make a donation to Santa Fe Community College Foundation by check (made payable to SFCC Foundation); or by credit card @ sfcc.edu/give-now, by calling (505) 428-1855.
      • Stocks or Bonds: Appreciated stocks and bonds can be used to make an outright gift or to endow a scholarship. Using appreciated securities to make a gift allows you to avoid paying capital gains tax on its appreciation. You will need to contact your stockbroker to make this gift to the SFCC Foundation. Contact Kelly Marquez at (505) 428-1175 or kelly.marquez@sfcc.edu, to obtain a copy of our wire instructions, which has our routing and DTC number.
      • In-Kind: Donate art, books, equipment, vehicles or other property. Please check with us before making such a gift to ensure that your gift meets our needs and your objectives.
      • IRA Charitable Rollover: Donors age 70.5 or older are eligible to move up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to a qualified charity such as SFCC Foundation without having to pay income taxes on the money. (This gift is not tax deductible.) Qualified distributions must be made by December 31 of a given tax year. To make this gift, contact your plan administrator to initiate the transfer. See below for our name, address, and federal tax identification number.

The following are other giving opportunities that can be made during your lifetime or through your will or trust:

      • Make an outright gift of appreciated property, such as real estate or securities.
      • Fund a charitable gift annuity that will provide one or two individuals income for life.
      • Establish a charitable remainder trust that will provide one or two individuals with a variable or fixed income for life or a number of years.
      • Establish a charitable lead trust that will provide the SFCC Foundation with a variable or fixed income for a number of years, and then the trust’s principal plus appreciation passes to an individual’s loved ones.
      • Name SFCC Foundation as beneficiary of a will or living trust using the following language:
      • I hereby give and bequeath ____($_____, or_____percent of the rest, remainder and residue of my estate) to Santa Fe Community College Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charitable foundation, located at 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Federal tax ID #20-1594570.
      • To name Santa Fe Community College Foundation a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or individual retirement plan, you must obtain and complete a Change of Beneficiary Form from the plan administrator using the following information:
          • Federal Tax ID#: 20-1594570
              • Our name: Santa Fe Community College Foundation
              • Our address: 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Santa Fe Community College Foundation is a 501(c) (3) organization and all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. For more information, please contact Deborah Boldt, Executive Director, at (505) 428-1704, deborah.boldt@sfcc.edu.

(translation: you do good forever)

An endowed fund is a gift in which the principal (sometimes called the corpus) remains untouched and is never distributed. For this reason, you will hear endowments referred to as gifts that last in perpetuity.

The award or scholarship comes in the form of interest that the principal/corpus generates, which is then distributed as a scholarship or program funding (whatever purpose has been designated by the donor).

You can endow an Academic Scholarship (a minimum of $10,000) or a Presidential Scholarship (a minimum of $15,000). These endowed funds will ensure that deserving SFCC students will have support in perpetuity.

Endowed scholarships are one of the most important ways you can support SFCC students and programs. Check out the testimonials Go to Testimonials to see how donors just like you have transformed lives of hardworking SFCC students.

Contact Kelly Marquez at (505) 428-1175 or kelly.marquez@sfcc.edu for more information on creating an endowment.

When next you update your will, please consider SFCC. There are several good reasons why.

    • It will be your gift to the entire Greater Santa Fe community…and to countless young adults who will be educated in the most in-demand skills. Additionally, their families and our local economy will benefit from your generosity.
    • This is MAJOR philanthropy ANYONE can afford. You do not have to be wealthy to make a charitable bequest that has a BIG impact. A relatively modest bequest for an endowed scholarship will grow under our good stewardship into a small fortune within just a few decades.

Here’s some language to get you started. Of course, consult your own attorney for exact wording. I hereby give and bequeath ____($_____, or_____percent of the rest, remainder and residue of my estate) to Santa Fe Community College Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charitable foundation, located at 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Federal tax ID #20-1594570.
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Employers especially see the value of naming something like a classroom or even a building: it establishes an attractive brand among a big pool of the job-candidates-in-training.

Individuals and foundations also can honor a family or business name…or as a memorial to a loved one, favorite educator, or philanthropist.
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Thank you for being part of our donor family at Santa Fe Community College Foundation!