Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a contribution to Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County.  You can make a difference in the life of a child by donating today! There are many ways to support BGCMC and every contribution has an impact on the lives of our members.

Donate Online

Making a gift online is easy and secure. Plus, your money goes right to work helping kids who need it most.

To make a donation by phone or transfer appreciated stock/securities, please contact Andrea Scott, Director of Individual Gifts & Campaigns at ascott@bgcmc.org or 831-394-5171 ext 216.

Donate By Mail

To donate by mail, please make your check payable to: Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County

Please mail your check to:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County
P.O. Box 97
Seaside, CA 93955

Planned Giving

Planned gifts are a significant resource for BGCMC, making extraordinary opportunities possible for generations of children and teens to achieve Great Futures. We understand that few things in life are more personal than this decision. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information to make the process easier.

Honorariums

Trying to decide what to give someone who has almost everything? Show your appreciation with a gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County in a friend or loved one’s honor. Whether it is a holiday, birthday or other special day, honor a special someone, or celebrate a special occasion in this meaningful way. Your contribution will be acknowledged with a card, informing the person being honored of their generosity and commitment to the young people of Monterey County.

IRA Rollover

In 2015 a permanent tax provision was approved that allows IRA holders to make distributions directly to charity.  This special gift option allows donors to make an immediate difference in the lives of children and youth, while avoiding income taxes on the amount gifted.

IRA Rollover Summary and FAQs

Sample IRA Letter to Administrator 

Memorial Gifts

By making a memorial gift, you can pay tribute to someone who valued the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County or whose life was changed for the better by a Boys & Girls Club. BGCMC will acknowledge your thoughtful gift with a card to the family or friends that you designate.

Gifts of Stock / Securities

You can make a gift of appreciated stocks or securities via a direct transfer to our brokerage account.  Your charitable deduction is equal to the fair market value of the stock on the date of transfer and you avoid paying the capital gains tax on any increase in the current value over the original cost of the stock.  A letter of transfer detailing our account information can be downloaded here.

DAF Direct

DAF Direct currently facilitates grant recommendations from donors of Fidelity Charitable®, Schwab Charitable®, Greater Kansas Community Foundation®, and the BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund®. More national and community foundation DAF sponsoring organizations may be added in the future.

Why Your Gift Matters

Without the help of partners and supporters like you, the work of BGCMC would not be possible. We rely on the financial support of the community to keep our life-changing programs and services available.  With your help, our children and teens will continue to have a safe place to learn and grow, build skills, develop strong character and experience opportunities they never before imagined.  Working together, we will give our youth and our community a sense of hope, a sense of opportunity, and a sense that anything is possible.

Donor Privacy

To ensure privacy, all information concerning donors, including names and addresses, names of beneficiaries, nature and worth of estates, etc. will be kept confidential by BGCMC. BGCMC does not sell, rent, or lend names and addresses including email addresses of our donors to any outside individuals, businesses or organizations. Mailing lists will not be available to outside organizations.