Your outright gift of cash, securities, or other liquid assets will be put to immediate use at Catholic University.

Credit card

We offer three convenient, secure ways to give via credit card:

  • Online: Use our giving form
  • Phone: Call 202-319-6910
  • Check: Make your check payable to The Catholic University of America and mail to:
    The Catholic University of America
    Division of University Advancement
    O'Connell Hall E200
    620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
    Washington, DC 20064
    Gifts made via the United States Postal Service can be credited on the date of postmark.


Make a gift of cryptocurrency. We accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, and dozens of others.

Electronic transfer of funds or appreciated securities

Make a gift of appreciated securities. Please call 202-319-6910 or learn more online.

Matching gifts

Find out if your organization will match your gift.

Payroll deduction

Catholic University employees can use the Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction Form to give automatically each pay period.

Personal property

Make a gift of personal property, such as books and manuscripts, art, musical instruments, computer hardware and software, furniture, and laboratory equipment. Please call 202-319-6910. Some gifts require an appraisal or advance approval in order to be accepted.

Real estate

Make a gift of a principal residence, vacation home, rental property, commercial building, or a lot or land. The gift may be the entire property or a fractional interest in the property. Please call 202-319-6910. All gifts of real estate require prior approval by Catholic University.

Planned giving

In addition to these outright gift options, you may make a planned gift, which benefits you now and provides future support for Catholic University.