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Great Futures start with YOU!
We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to succeed. Our comprehensive youth development programs are designed to ensure high impact at an affordable cost, and there are never any barriers to entry.
Because our membership fees make up less than one percent of our revenue, we rely heavily on the support of generous donors like you to fulfill our mission.
Ways to Give
Whether you are an individual, a corporation or a foundation, you have the power to help young people in Central Ohio build a brighter future for themselves and for our community.
Join a Giving Society.
We recognize both individual and corporate partners for the generous support they make annually to the Clubs. Join our Club family by making a meaningful contribution today.
For more information, contact Julie Kirk at firstname.lastname@example.org.Donate
Blue Door Society
Giving society recognizing generous individual donors who have contributed a minimum of $1,000 annually.
Great Futures Society
Giving society recognizing generous corporations and foundations who have contributed a minimum of $10,000 annually.
Make a Gift for Generations to Come.
Leave a lasting legacy at Boys & Girls Clubs through a planned gift. Planned gifts or legacy gifts are long-term visionary contributions that help ensure the sustainability of our mission and are granted to the organization upon the donor’s passing. Planned gifts can also offer donors advantages such as tax breaks or income generation during their lifetime.
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Sponsor a Program or Event.
Both corporations and individuals have the opportunity to sponsor BGCCO programs and events throughout the year. See the list below for sponsorship opportunities that are currently available.
For more information, contact Addie Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org – 2024 Sponsorship Packet
Youth of the Year Sponsor
An opportunity to sponsor BGCCO’s premier youth leadership program for one year. Requires a minimum contribution of $2,500 annually.
Make an In-Kind Gift.
We use a wide variety of in-kind donations to help supplement programs for our kids every day such as sports equipment, office supplies, and tickets to events. In general, we ask that in-kind gifts be in “new” condition although we do accept some donations that are gently used in excellent condition.
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Double Your Gift with a Corporate Match.
Through corporate gift matching, your employer can multiply your gift and your impact.
Contact your organization’s human resource department to learn if your employer participates in gift matching.Donate
Make a Gift of Stock or Securities.
Making a gift of stock or securities can be a win-win for both you and Club kids. When you donate appreciated securities directly to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio, you receive a charitable deduction for your gift, and you can avoid capital gains taxes on the stock’s appreciation.
To learn more, contact Julie Kriss at firstname.lastname@example.org.Securities Gift Instructions
Increase Your Impact with a Monthly Commitment.
A monthly gift is an easy way to make an even greater impact for youth in our community. To schedule your monthly gift, click the donation button below and check the box “Make this a monthly gift”. You can cancel your gift at anytime.Donate
How do I make a gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio?
As an individual, what are the different ways I can invest in Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio?
Individual donors can make a gift to the Club in several ways including monthly giving, an employer match, a gift of stock or securities, and/or a planned gift.
What sponsorship opportunities does BGCCO offer to corporations and foundations who wish to receive benefits in exchange for their gift?
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio offers corporations and foundations the opportunity to sponsor Youth of the Year, BGCCO’s premier recognition program for Club teens.
Can I pledge a gift now and make a payment later?
Both Individual and corporate/foundation donors have the option to pledge a gift for one year or over multiple years. A pledge allows the individual or organization to be recognized for the gift at the time of the pledge while payment can be deferred until December 31st of the calendar year. For questions about making an individual gift, please contact Julie Kirk at email@example.com. For questions about gifts from corporations or foundations, please contact Addie Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What percentage of my investment goes directly to kids?
When you make a gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio, 100% of your donation directly impacts kids and their futures.
What impact does my investment have on the community as a whole?
An investment in BGCCO goes a long way. A 2015 study by the Institute for Social Research and the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan found that for every $1 invested in Ohio Boys & Girls Clubs, $11.35 in economic benefits return to local communities.