For donations please make checks payable to: cour4ge Scholarships


Address:

cour4ge Scholarships

14707 81st ST SW

Bowman, ND 58623

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Gifts of Cash or Check - The most common way we receive gifts are through cash or checks.  If you itemize deductions on your tax return, tax benefits are available with this type of giving.  A one-time gift of $1,000 or more will allow a one-time scholarship naming opportunity given in the name of your loved one.


Memorials - Some families decide to give memorials in the name of a loved one.


Endowment - If you choose to give a larger gift, an endowment would be a good consideration.  An endowment gift is invested and only the interest from these funds is used to give scholarships.  If you choose to give an endowment of $25,000 or more, we will allow you to name 1 scholarship given every year in honor of your loved one.


Gifts of Appreciated Assets - If you are looking to save on capital gains and state taxes, a gift of a appreciated asset may be for you.  Gifts of appreciated assets including securitites, crops, livestock, real estate, or other property that has increased in value.  These gifts may provide you with an income tax deductions for the full value of the asset.


North Dakota Tax Credit - In 2007, the North Dakota State Legislative assemblies made it more affordable for the donor to donate by introducing a 40% state tax credit.  The 40% tax credit comes with a gift of $5,000 or more to a qualified ND endowment (CouR4ge Scholarships).  An individual will receive the 40% tax credit with a gift of up to a maximum credit of $10,000 per year for single taxpayers or $20,000 per year for couples filing jointly.


Please visit with your tax preparer when looking at the benefits of these various gifts.