Where to Give

Where to Give


Where to Give

Every gift to Converse makes a difference in the future of our current students. Several avenues for giving exist, including:

See how your gift can make a difference:

Donate Give Converse

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CARES Act: Information related to Charitable Giving, extended through 2021

Tax Deduction

  • Donors who do not itemize may take a tax deduction for cash gifts of up to $300 per person, $600 per couple.
  • This is an efficient way to give. For example, a couple in a 20% tax bracket can give $600 and reduce their tax liability by $120. The charitable organization receives $600 and the donor pays $120 less in taxes.

Increase of Cap on Charitable Gift Tax Deductions

  • The cap on deductions for a charitable gift increased from 60% to 100% of adjusted gross income.
  • This applies only to cash gifts.
  • Gift amounts beyond 100% of a donor’s adjusted gross income can be applied up to five additional years.
  • This provides an opportunity for additional tax savings for donors making large gifts. For example, if a donor makes a gift of $100,000 in one year and has an adjusted gross income of $100,000 for that year, there would not be any income tax liability.   If the gift were $130,000, the donor could claim a deduction of $100,000 in the first year and claim a deduction for $30,000 in the following year.
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