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HOW TO MAKE A GIFT

Ways to Make a Gift to the Archdiocese of Miami

Thank you for considering the church when sharing your blessings!

There are many ways to make a gift to the Archdiocese of Miami or any of its parishes, schools or life-changing ministries.  When making a gift to the Archdiocese of Miami, you:

  •   Impact the lives of those most in need
  •   Bring Jesus Christ to all those who wish to encounter Him
  •   Assist our youth in receiving a Catholic education
  •  Provide support to our seminarians as they answer the call to the priesthood
  •  Support the work of life-changing ministries
  • Serve as the answer to someone’s prayers

These are only a few examples of how your gift can make a difference in the life of someone else.

 

Below is a list of ways you can make a gift to the Archdiocese. If you would like assistance with your gift, please feel free to contact the Archdiocese of Miami Development Corporation at anytime.

Your gift, no matter the amount, will help the Catholic community of South Florida continue to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ by bringing hope to all.

 

Gifts of Cash or Check

The most common way to support the Archdiocese of Miami is with a gift of cash.  You can make a gift of cash to the Archbishop’s Charities and Development Drive (ABCD) or you may make a gift of cash restricted to a ministry or program of the Archdiocese of Miami.

If you would like to make a gift of cash, please make your check payable to the Archdiocese of Miami, and mail it, along with a statement of purpose, to:

Archdiocese of Miami Development Corporation
9401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami Shores, Florida 33138

 

Thank you for considering the church when sharing your blessings!

Gifts by Credit Card

The most convenient way to make a gift is via credit card.  The process is fast, safe, and secure.

You can make a gift via credit card by clicking here.

 

Gifts of Securities

A great way to make a gift to the Archdiocese of Miami is by gifts of stock and bonds.  There can be many tax advantages associated with gifts of appreciated stock.  For instructions on how to make a gift of stock or bonds, please see below or click here: Download
When donors wish to directly transfer securities to the Archdiocese, the following instructions need to be provided to the donor’s broker or custodian. The donor should request that his broker transfer free via DTC as follows:

Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
DTC #547
Archdiocese of Miami
Attn: Margie Pontillo
A/C #1179-9249

At the same time the donor should provide information as to the type of security and shares transferred, along with who is the recipient (specific Parish, Archbishop’s Charities and Development Drive (ABCD), specific program or ministry, etc.) of the donation to:

Katie Blanco Bourdeau, J.D., CFRE
President, Development Corporation
Archdiocese of Miami
9401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Office: (305) 762-1053
Fax: (305) 762-1020
Email: kblanco@theadom.org

This information is needed to ensure that the donation is distributed in accordance with the donor’s wishes.kblanco@theadom.org.

Download: Securities – Stock Transfer Instructions

 

Planned Gifts and Bequests

Planned and estate gifts are essential to the future of the church.  For information on the types of planned giving vehicles and how to leave a legacy with the Church of south Florida, please click here.

 

Gifts of Real and Personal Property

The Archdiocese of Miami does accept gifts of real and tangible personal property that address a specific need within one of our various parishes, schools or ministries so long as the gift complies with the mission and policies of the Archdiocese. If you are interested in making a gift of real or personal property, please contact Katie Blanco Bourdeau, J.D., CFRE at (306) 762-1053 or kblanco@theadom.org.

 

Matching Gifts

Many companies provide matching gifts for their employees as a benefit to their employment.  Matching gifts are an excellent way to maximize the impact of your personal donation. If you make a gift to the Archdiocese of Miami, please check with your employer if they having a matching gift program.  If the Archdiocese of Miami Development Corporation can assist in the matching gift process, please contact Sabrina Paul-Noel, MPA at (305) 762-1112 or spaulnoel@theadom.org.