How to Give
Your gift positively impacts the Sacramento region – today and tomorrow.
Make a Charitable Gift Today
Whether you provide a one-time gift, set up a recurring monthly donation, or establish a planned gift, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that your philanthropy makes a measurable difference in the lives of Los Rios students.
Many Ways to Give
Online giving is an easy and secure way to donate. Set up automatic monthly donations and change the timing or the amount online at any time.
Monthly Recurring Gifts
Set up easy, recurring monthly donations and change the amount online at any time. Monthly gifts provide our colleges with steady, reliable support.
Give by Check
Donate to the Los Rios Colleges Foundation by writing us a check. You can designate how you would like your gift to be used.
Employee Payroll Deduction
Employees can support the Los Rios Colleges Foundation through an automated monthly payroll deduction.
Make an In-Kind Gift
The Los Rios Colleges Foundation accepts in-kind gifts of tangible items, services, and expertise. In-kind donations directly benefit our students and faculty.
Planned gifts include bequests, wills and living trusts, life insurance or retirement beneficiaries, IRA rollover, charitable gift annuities, and charitable trusts.
Gifts of Stock
A gift of stock often comes with significant tax benefits. Consult your tax advisor with questions about the deductibility of these gifts and how it applies to your personal tax situation.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will my gift be recognized? How will I know my gift is being used?
Unless you designate your gift as anonymous, your name may appear in an annual report or on our honor roll. In addition, our colleges host events to thank donors.
Donors who establish named scholarships receive either annual thank you letters from the recipients or an invitation to a scholarship awards ceremony, depending on the college.
Annual financial reports are sent to all donors of endowed funds.
How do I get a copy of my gift receipt?
To get a copy of your gift receipt, call us at (916) 568-3075 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Replacement Gift Receipt" in the subject line.