Questions About the St. Joseph’s College Fund

Why is my gift to the College Fund important?

Your gifts to the St. Joseph’s College Fund support all that you love and appreciate about SJC and are just one way to participate in the life of the College. Tuition accounts for only a percentage of the College’s per-student expenditures. Gifts to the St. Joseph’s College Fund help cover the balance of those expenditures, ensuring a stable funding base year in and year out for all SJC departments and programs.

What does my gift to the College Fund support?

Unrestricted gifts to the St. Joseph’s College Fund provide:

  • need-based financial aid

  • books, technology and new resources for the library

  • resources for student and faculty research

  • faculty salaries and benefits

  • technology for classrooms

  • campus maintenance

  • services such as student support services

How do I find out if my company will match my gift?

Many companies will match charitable contributions made by their employees and retirees. Please click here to search for your company. If your company does have a program, simply follow your employer’s instructions to double or even triple the impact of your gift to the St. Joseph’s College Fund. Matching gifts company search.

Can I designate my gift to a department or program?

The best way to ensure that all of SJC’s programs and projects are fully funded is through your unrestricted support for the College. However, you can designate your gift for a particular project or program.

Is SJC a 501 (c) 3 organization?

St. Joseph’s College is registered as a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization by the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions to SJC are tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law and your gift receipt meets the IRS requirements as a record of donation. St. Joseph’s tax ID number is 11-1733439.

What is SJC’s fiscal year?

The College’s fiscal year corresponds with the academic calendar and runs from July 1 of one calendar year to June 30 of the next calendar year.

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