Donate with your credit card online
Take advantage of Thomas More College’s secure online donation form—a quick and easy way to contribute. All data collected is confidential and secure; however, if you prefer to donate using your credit card over the telephone, please call Paul Jackson at (603) 880-8308, ext 21.
Federal Identification Number
Certain gifts, such as charitable distributions from an IRA, require benefactors to input the College’s Federal Identification Number. For your convenience, our number is 02-344073.
Send a check
A check is one of the most commonly used ways of supporting Thomas More College. Make your check payable to Thomas More College, and mail it to:
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
6 Manchester Street
Merrimack , NH 03054
Be sure to note the purpose, or designation, of your gift on the memo line of your check or include a brief note. Without designation, your gift will be directed to the area of greatest need as determined by the College President and the College’s Board of Directors.
Have your credit card deducted monthly
Monthly credit card donations provide Thomas More College with stability throughout the year while freeing you from the hassle and cost of writing and sending checks. You may download the College’s monthly credit card form, or you can request that one be mailed to you by contacting Paul Jackson at (603) 880-8308, ext. 21 or at pjackson@ThomasMoreCollege.edu.
By donating stock to Thomas More College, you avoid long-term capital gains tax and are able to deduct the full market value on your tax return. It is almost always to your advantage to transfer appreciated securities to the College directly, rather than selling them and giving cash. To learn more about your options, please contact Paul Jackson at (603) 880-8308, ext. 21 or at pjackson@ThomasMoreCollege.edu.
Estate planning and creative methods of giving
A planned gift to Thomas More College will ensure that this College exists for the ages, furthering in perpetuity our mission of providing the rising generation with a comprehensive education that forms them intellectually and spiritually within the Western tradition and under the magisterial wisdom of the Catholic Church.
A planned gift to Thomas More College, either while you are living or as a bequest, will help to reduce estate taxes and increase those assets you can transfer to your beneficiaries. To realize this potential, Thomas More College has established a variety of planned giving opportunities, which provide you with the following options:
- Make a bequest through your will.
- Gift appreciated or depreciated stock, which provides you with significant tax breaks.
- Create a Charitable Gift Annuity to provide a fixed payment to you or your spouse for life.
- Establish a Charitable Remainder Trust that provides you and your spouse with an income for life.
- Establish a Charitable Lead Trust that makes regular gifts to the College for a number of years, then returns the principle to a beneficiary.
- Donate life insurance policies that are no longer needed, while receiving a tax deduction.
- Donate gifts of real estate while remaining permanent tenants.
If you have any questions about making a planned gift to Thomas More College, or if you would like to receive our free brochure on your planned giving options, please contact Paul Jackson at (603) 880-8308, ext. 21.