Ways to Give
The Institute on Religion and Public Life accepts charitable gifts made through a variety of methods. Gifts of $1,000 or more made through any of the methods listed below induct the donor into the First Things Editor’s Circle. For more information about the Editor’s Circle, please visit www.firstthings.com/editors-circle.
Giving by check is the simplest and most direct method of support. Donation checks should be made payable to the Institute on Religion and Public Life or First Things and sent to our editorial office (9 East 40th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016).
Online gifts can be made at firstthings.com/donate. Gifts made through our website do incur a credit card processing fee, so giving by check is preferred when possible.
Transferring stock or other assets can deliver significant tax advantages. To make a gift of stock or other assets, please contact Carter Skeel, Director of Development, at email@example.com or 212-627-1985. The Institute's EIN is 52-1628303.
Making a planned gift can also convey sizeable tax advantages to you as a donor. Planned gifts include bequests, distributions from an IRA or life insurance policy, and charitable gift annuities. Planned giving also offers membership in the Richard John Neuhaus Society, if desired. For more information about our Neuhaus Society, visit firstthings.com/rjnsociety.
The Institute also accepts Zelle bank transfers, gifts made through Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), as well as corporate matching gifts and eligible proceeds from shopping through AmazonSmile.