Ways to Give
Charitable support of Mount Saint Joseph High School enhances the many programs, equipment and facilities on the campus. Through the generosity of alumni, parents and friends, the Mount is able to provide a quality Catholic education in the Xaverian Brothers tradition to nearly 1,000 young men each year. Through the financial assistance program and with the assistance of some of the most up-to-date teaching facilities in the Baltimore area, Mount Saint Joseph continues to deliver a well-rounded program for its diverse student population. There are many ways to make a gift to Mount Saint Joseph. These methods of giving fit into two categories: Current Gifts and Deferred (Planned) Gifts.
Visit www.msjnet.edu/giving to make a direct donation to one of our funds:
Although many donors choose to allow the school to use their gifts where they are most needed, several special programs and projects are funded through restricted gifts each year. These include gifts to endowment programs and for enhanced equipment and facilities.
Note for Check Writing:
Please note that all personal checks should be made payable to Mount Saint Joseph High School. Specific funds (Tower, Endowment, Capital) should be written in the memo section.
Ways To Give:
- Cash, most often in the form of a personal check payable to Mount Saint Joseph.
- Stock, Bonds, & Mutual Funds may be transferred to Mount Saint Joseph, avoiding any capital gains tax.
- Property - real or personal
- Matching Gift from a corporation. Several hundred U.S. companies participate in this program.
We welcome parents of students as well as our alumni to volunteer their time and talent at the Mount. We have an ongoing need for adults to volunteer as substitutes for faculty who are away from school for retreats or conferences. If you are interested in volunteering at the Mount, please review the guidelines below.
All volunteers at Mount Saint Joseph must complete Shield the Vulnerable training to be in compliance with the Archdiocese of Baltimore's Office of Youth & Child Protection Services. For more information and to complete Shield the Vulnerable training, click here.
Additionally, volunteers must undergo a state & federal criminal background check. Click here for forms and additional information. Any costs from these screenings will be reimbursed.
If you meet these requirements and would like to volunteer at the Mount, please contact Mr. Robert Peace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A planned gift is any gift that provides you and your family with significant tax, financial and estate benefits while helping to ensure the financial future of Mount Saint Joseph. Planned gifts can include a variety of current or deferred gifts designed to meet your own income and estate planning goals and objectives. The Brother Nilus Cullen, C.F.X. Estate Society recognizes those who have made planned gifts to Mount Saint Joseph High School.
What to Give as a Planned Gift:
Retirement Plan Assets
ACH Electronic Fund Transfer: To make a gift using ACH Electronic Transfer, please contact the Development Office at 410-646-4700 or email@example.com
This is a gift made by a provision in one's will naming Mount Saint Joseph as beneficiary. It can reduce estate taxes.
Charitable Gift Annuity:
This gift allows the donor to receive benefits for his/her lifetime and to qualify for a charitable tax deduction. This form of support is attractive when one has highly appreciated assets. Mount Saint Joseph requires a minimum gift of $10,000 to establish this gift.
Charitable Remainder Trust:
This form of support transfers assets to a trustee, who in turn manages the trust and pays an income back to the donor for life or for a specific time. When the trust terminates, the remainder passes to Mount Saint Joseph High School. A Unitrust has a fixed percentage of actual trust value. An Annuity Trust pays a fixed percentage on the initial principal value. Benefits for either include an income tax deduction, the avoidance of capital gains tax (when appreciated securities are used), as well as an estate tax reduction. Mount Saint Joseph requires a minimum gift of $50,000 to establish this gift.
If Mount Saint Joseph is named as the owner and beneficiary of a life insurance policy, the policy premiums become eligible as a tax-deductible gift.