When you make a gift to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation, you have tremendous flexibility in determining how the funds will be used, as well as many options for making your gift.
Unrestricted gifts are among the most valuable to CTF, because they allow the Foundation to allocate funds wherever the need is greatest, and to take advantage of unique opportunities as they arise. Your unrestricted contribution may be used to support costs associated with emergency grants or program needs and much more.
You may make a gift to the foundation online. For more information regarding gift types please review the information below.
Allow you to designate your gift
- to a program,
- scholarship or
- special effort of the College.
When you make a restricted gift, you know you are supporting a program that is personally meaningful to you.
You also have the option of designating your gift for current use or for endowment.
- Current-use gifts provide funds and flexibility over the short term
- Endowment gifts provide security over the long term by expanding the college’s permanent financial base and creating a predictable source of future income for such things as endowed scholarships or entire programs of study.
When you make an outright gift to CTF, your contribution can be put to work immediately by providing funding for current programs and needs. An outright gift may be made with almost any asset of value.
The simplest and easiest gifts you can make — can be made through credit/debit card transactions (on-line), outright cash, or personal checks, cashier’s checks, or money orders made payable to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. Our address is under Contacts on the menu to the right.
Gifts of appreciated securities or stocks also provide considerable tax advantages when transferred to CTF before they are sold. If you have held your securities for more than one year, you may find that your gift will provide a twofold tax benefit, creating an income-tax deduction as well as helping avoid the capital-gains tax that would have been due on their sale.
Gifts of personal property, in-kind gifts— including rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, and tangible items of demonstrable value — in some cases may enable you to make a significant gift to support the College. Likewise, gifts of intangible personal property, such as copyrights, patents, and mineral rights, can generate income for the program of your choice on a continuing basis.
For Faculty: Gift in Kind Guidelines and Forms (link to Aerie forms).
Bequests, wills, trusts, annuities, real estate, and gifts of life insurance provide substantial support for future use.
An easy way to double or even triple your donation to the Foundation is to find out if your company has a matching-gift program. Such programs typically match all or a percentage of employee contributions to charitable organizations, making the employer a partner in employees’ personal philanthropy. Simply obtain a matching-gift form from your employer’s personnel office, fill it out, and provide it to CTF with your contribution.
CTF welcomes your gift through a pledge — a formal statement of intention to make a gift to the foundation. With a pledge, you may complete your gift by making regular payments over time, allowing you to give more generously than you originally may have considered. What is more, each payment on your pledge is eligible for an income-tax charitable deduction.