Thanksgiving is over, and the end of the year will soon be here. That can only mean one thing for generous givers ... year-end contributions and grant recommendations!
Did you know that so far this year, thousands of individuals and families have contributed more than $460 million to their Giving Funds? And NCF has granted over $564 million to more than 14,000 charities ... read full post | 1 comments
We're excited to announce that thanks to the generosity of NCF givers and many others around the world, Catholic Relief Services finished a 2-for-1 matching grant to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the monster storm that devastated the Philippines last month.
NCF givers had the opportunity to recommend grants from their Giving Funds to Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and every dollar up to $500,000 was ... read full post
Someone once told me that the secret to always being content and thankful is focusing on what you have – not on what you don’t have. Perhaps this was the Apostle Paul’s perspective as he wrote Philippians 4:11, “ … I have learned to be content whatever the circumstance.” I appreciate that Paul used the word “learned,” perhaps signifying that his road to contentment had... read full post | 2 comments
During the busyness of Christmas, it's easy to get overwhelmed amid all the chaos of the holiday festivities and forget the real reason for the season: the gift of our Savior. So, your Giving Fund is here to help you focus on what matters and make your holidays more joyful and more generous.
Here are a few creative ways to use your Fund to make the biggest possible impact for your favorite causes this ... read full post
What difference does it make how you give? Well, for the charities you care about, it could make all the difference in the world. By giving appreciated stocks or mutual funds – instead of writing checks – you'll pay less tax, give more, improve your cash flow, and have the chance to re-balance your portfolio ... tax free!
>> Watch the video below to learn more, or call us at to get started. ... read full post
As the father of seven children, our national-office President David Wills often has a unique perspective on kids and generosity. Here are some practical observations from David that may help you train up the next generation in the way that they should go ... in giving.
_____________________A question I often hear is, “When should I start training my children about money and ... read full post
The news is in, and NCF is now the 12th-largest charity in America! Thanks to God and to generous givers like you, we've officially moved up from last year's #19 ranking on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual "Philanthropy 400" survey, which ranks the top U.S. charities by donations received. And as an additional honor, we are one of the three profile stories that the Chronicle featured this year... read full post
Many business owners have a heart to give charitably but feel hindered by their limited cash flow and the high taxation of their businesses. If you're one of them, NCF has two solutions that can save you taxes and help you send more to ministry than you ever dreamed possible.
>> Watch the videos below to learn more, or call us at to get started.
If you're like most people, almost all of your wealth is tied up in your assets like stocks, business interests, or real estate, while only a fraction is in cash. And yet, all your giving is coming from that tiny piece of the pie. What if you stopped writing checks and started giving from your wealth instead? You'll save taxes and multiply your impact for your favorite causes.
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In this quick video, Scott and Sarah Bass from Franklin, North Carolina talk about how they use their Giving Fund and how it has helped simplify and maximize their generosity. ... read full post