Ways to Give

There are a variety of ways to support Maine’s community colleges and their students. Gifts to The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges can be made to benefit all colleges or a particular college or program. Many gift opportunities offer donors certain tax benefits. All gifts—no matter their size or form—provide vital support to our colleges and their students.

Capital Gifts
Gifts to be used to provide current support.

  • Cash Gifts
  • Securities
  • Closely held stock
Gifts of Real Property
Gifts of land and buildings.

  • Appreciated property
  • Real estate
Gifts in Kind

Gifts of non-cash items or materials

  • Software
  • Printed materials or other items
  • Vehicles or heavy equipment
  • Art
  • Equipment: Allied health programs medical equipment and technology needs and Precision machining technology/machine tool equipment and technology needs
Endowed Gifts

Gifts to support a particular purpose in perpetuity.

  • Unrestricted funds
  • Scholarship funds
  • Endowed chairs
  • Endowed professorships
Planned Gifts
Gifts made through an estate planning mechanism.

  • Bequests
  • Retirement plans
  • Life insurance
  • Charitable gift annuities
Matching Gifts
Charitible contributions matched by a donor’s employer.

Contact us to learn more about how your gift can make a world of difference to Maine’s community colleges.