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Qualified Charitable Distribution

You may be looking for a way to make a significant impact in furthering our mission of ending homelessness, one life at a time. If you are 70 or older, you may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals. A qualified charitable distribution (also known as an IRA charitable rollover) is a way you can help continue our work while also improving your immediate tax situation.

Flowchart: Donor directs IRA custodian to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution gift to Father Joe's.

Benefits of a Qualified Charitable Distribution

  • Avoid taxes on IRA transfers to our organization of up to $100,000 per donor each year
  • May satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts
  • Help further the work and mission of our organization

How a Qualified Charitable Distribution gift works

  1. Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA to Father Joe's Villages.
  2. Your IRA funds will be directly transferred to our organization to help continue our important work.
  3. Please note that qualified charitable distribution gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction.
  4. Please contact us if you wish for your gift to be used for a specific purpose.

Gifts from your IRA

If you are 70½ or older, you can use your IRA to fulfill your charitable goals. You can use the "Make a Gift from My IRA" tool to contact your IRA custodian and make a qualified charitable distribution. We will acknowledge your generous gifts as a qualified charitable distribution, which may satisfy your RMD, if applicable.

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If you have any questions about a qualified charitable distributions, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you.

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Let Us Help You With Your Gift Plans

Please contact us if you would like additional information, or let us know if you have already established a planned gift for the benefit of Father Joe's Villages.