Gifts That Make An Impact Now

If you would like to support Catholic elementary schools and students on Long Island today, consider the giving options below — many of which have financial and personal benefits to you.

Donate Now

To support Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, consider making a gift online or by mail:


50 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.

Suite 500

Uniondale, NY 11553

Recommend a grant now from your donor-advised fund

You can use your donor-advised fund (DAF) to make a one-time gift or to create a recurring monthly or quarterly gift for even more impact.

You can conveniently initiate a grant from your DAF using the link below. Simply type in the name of your fund sponsor and the system will prompt you through the process.

Memorial or Tribute Gift

When you give a memorial or tribute gift for Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation to honor someone special, you’re expressing your love, admiration, and gratitude in one of the most meaningful ways there is. Your gift will honor your loved one, create a lasting tribute, and help students become the Catholic leaders of tomorrow.

Gifts of Appreciated Securities

You can use stocks, bonds, and mutual funds that have appreciated in value to support our shared vision. You may receive a charitable income tax deduction for the full market value of the stock (up to a maximum of 30% of your adjusted gross income) and avoid paying the capital gains tax on any increase in the value of the stock.

Matching Gift Opportunities

Would you like to maximize the impact of your giving and encourage other supporters to mobilize on behalf students and Catholic elementary schools on Long Island? Consider sponsoring a matching gift challenge. Make a gift to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, and ask your company, parish, or donor(s) to match your donation. In this way, you can double the impact of your giving.

Qualified Charitable Distribution

You can transfer funds from your IRA directly to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation. This is an effective way to make an immediate impact for Catholic elementary school students on Long Island. Here’s how it works:

  • You must be 70 ½ or older.
  • An individual may transfer up to a total of $105,000 per year and a married couple may give up to $210,000 to all organizations.
  • An individual may take a one-time QCD up to $53,000 to fund a charitable gift annuity (CGA) or charitable remainder trust (CRT).
  • Your gift must be transferred directly from the IRA account to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation.
  • Your gift is a transfer of funds from your IRA to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation so it does not count as income for the year.
  • If you are 73 and older, the transfer of funds counts towards your annual Required Minimum Distribution from your IRA.

You can download a sample letter for your IRA administrator here to start the distribution process. You may also be able to request a qualified charitable distribution through your online account portal.

Please note: If you are still working and contributing to a retirement account, this gift could impact your taxable income. Please consult a qualified advisor before making a gift.

The Impact of Your Giving


sponsors one student for the academic year.

The STAR (Student Tuition Assistance Relationship) Program is intended to fund a portion of the student's tuition and any monies left over from the contribution will be placed in the General Tuition Assistance Program.


could provide tuition assistance for multiple students.

You could help more families seeking quality education by becoming a Platinum STAR Donor. Your donation would support a portion of a year's total tuition for up to four students.


could ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Catholic elementary schools on Long Island.

The Adopt-a-School program speaks to the very heart of the Foundation’s mission. 100% of donations are directed to the students, teachers and schools via scholarship support and equipment/technology enhancements.

*Please note that these examples are for illustration purposes only and actual gift amounts may differ. Please contact our team to see the impact you can make possible.

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