Empower women. Eliminate poverty.

Other Ways to Give

There are a number of  ways to give to Friendship Bridge, and our high charity and financial health ratings are proof that your support is used efficiently and effectively. We have a Guidestar Gold rating, the program’s highest distinction that is awarded to less than .5% of charities. We also have a four-star Charity Navigator rating, the program’s highest rating, and participate in the Combined Federal Campaign.

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Monthly Giving

In our Microcredit Plus program, the women we serve are on a journey that culminates each month, or cada mes, in Spanish. They meet with their Trust Banks, make payments on their loans, and participate in education sessions — each month. Join the Cada Mes Club and support them on this journey — each month.

To join the Cada Mes Club, head to our donate page and choose the monthly giving option with the amount you’re most comfortable with. You can modify your monthly gift at any time by calling our office at 303-674-0717 or emailing us at info@friendshipbridge.org.

 

Planned Giving

Consider making a planned gift to Friendship Bridge, ensuring that your impact extends beyond your lifetime. There are many ways to make a planned gift to Friendship Bridge. You can name Friendship Bridge as a beneficiary in your will, trust, insurance policy, or individual retirement account, among other options. If you have provided for Friendship Bridge in your estate plans, please allow us the opportunity to thank you by informing us and joining Friendship Bridge’s Legacy Circle (by completing this form to the extent you feel comfortable).

For more information about ways for you to consider remembering Friendship Bridge in your estate plans, please contact Brandi Mason, Vice President of Global Communications and Partnerships, at (303) 674-0717 or bmason@friendshipbridge.org. 

Here is sample bequest language to share with your lawyer:

“After fulfilling all other provisions, I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to Friendship Bridge (Federal Tax ID# 84-1141078), a charitable organization duly existing under the laws of the Colorado and located at 405 Urban Street, Suite 140, Lakewood, CO 80228, _______percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate [or $________ if specific amount] to be used in the areas of greatest need as the board of directors may determine.”

 

Stock Gifts

It may make smart tax sense to consider a charitable gift of appreciated securities instead of writing a check—especially for gifts of $1,000 or more. The IRS allows a charitable tax deduction for the full market value of the appreciated security and you avoid capital gains tax. Please contact us at for stock giving instructions.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many companies and foundations will match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and clients. Be sure to inquire about a matching gift program to increase your impact. Click here to find a list of companies with matching gift programs.

Gifts from your IRA and Retirement Accounts

If you are 70 ½ years of age or above, you may designate Friendship Bridge as the recipient of your required annual minimum distribution from your IRA for a charitable deduction. Check with your IRA administrator or financial advisor for more details.

Workplace Giving & CFC

You can support Friendship Bridge at work by taking advantage of your company’s workplace giving programs. It’s often as simple as a payroll deduction. You can also consider organizing a benefit “Jeans Day” or other similar activity at work.

Combined Federal Campaign

If you are part of the Combined Federal Campaign, support Friendship Bridge by choosing the Friendship Bridge as your charity of choice. Friendship Bridge’s CFC number is 11975. For information on CFC, click here.

 

Donate your Vehicle

You can donate an old vehicle to Friendship Bridge. Please visit the Cars for Charity website, enter your vehicle information, and designate the car sale proceeds to Friendship Bridge.

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Support Friendship Bridge as you celebrate a friend or family member. Select “In Honor of” on our donate page and let us know who to notify. Be sure to include their name and physical or email address.

 

Need more information or have questions? Please contact us at (303) 674-0717, or email us at info@friendshipbridge.org.

 

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