How to Donate to the Kirby Foundation
We greatly appreciate your interesting in donating to The Kirby Foundation.
With a range of donation options available, please know that your charitable
gift will make the difference you envision. Below you can find information
that can answer some questions you may have about donating. If you’d
prefer to speak to someone directly, feel free to call us at (217) 762-1509.
The Trail is a unique community resource and a focal point of the Kirby
campus. By making a gift of $10,000 you may name a distance marker located
at every 1/10 of a mile around the Trail. By making a contribution of
$5,000 your name will be on the recognition board at the start of the Trail.
There are many ways to invest in this exciting project. Whatever you choose
to give, please know that your support is a valued and integral contribution
to the Wellness Trail.
How Do I Donate?
You can donate electronically by filing out our
online giving form, or you can send us a check.
Where do I send my check?
Please make your check payable to The Kirby Foundation and mail it to the
Attention: Sarah Ross
1000 Medical Center Drive
Monticello, IL 61856
What is the Annual Fund?
When you give to The Kirby Foundation, there are several designated funds
to choose from. We utilize your gift as you intend, and are happy to show
you how your investment is making a difference at Kirby
- Greatest need (unrestricted funds)
- Equipment and Technology
- Community Outreach
Will my gift be tax deductible?
The Kirby Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your gift to
The Foundation qualifies as a tax deductible expense if you itemize your
What are matching gifts?
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that supplement their employees’
charitable donations. You receive recognition for the entire gift, both
your contribution and the company match. If you work for a matching gift
company, please notify our Foundation office.
Can I make a memorial or tribute for my loved one?
Yes! Commemorative gifts are a thoughtful way to honor or memorialize a
loved one. These gifts can be made to support a specific fund.
What are deferred gifts?
A deferred gift is a donation you agree to make at a later date when you
reach a predetermined financial goal. Deferred gifts align your financial
and philanthropic goals to maximize benefits to you and The Kirby Foundation.
Examples of these types of giving opportunities include: bequests, charitable
trusts and gift annuities, retained life estates, life insurance, retirement
accounts, and securities or property. Please contact The Foundation office
for more information.
How do I get my IRS tax receipt?
Tax receipts are generally mailed to you within a week of receiving your donation.