All financial support for School Ministries of Birmingham comes from those who believe in the core values of this ministry. When you choose to financially support School Ministries of Birmingham, you grab the hand of public school students who are reaching out for help - help that comes only from knowing Jesus Christ and knowing him in a stronger, more meaningful way.
Your one time donation or recurring gift given through the Donate button, or otherwise, is important to the growth of our ministry. While most people think only of gifts from their checkbook, adding other gift arrangements in your plans can allow you, your loved ones and School Ministries of Birmingham to benefit.
Adding such techniques called “planned gifts” to your annual giving makes it possible for your financial support to continue into the future. This page introduces you to these other creative concepts.
Take advantage of appreciated securities without incurring capital gains tax.
There's a simple, straightforward way to avoid income tax and potential estate tax on your retirement plan, while making a significant gift to School Ministries of Birmingham.
School Ministries of Birmingham is qualified as a charitable organization by the IRS Code section 501(c)(3) and is an Alabama nonprofit corporation. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by Federal and State law.
A long time ago, children got into trouble for chewing gum or skipping down the hallway—but not now. Today it is much more serious -- drugs, murder, sexual assault and other serious violent felonies. Today children are reaching out—no, screaming out for help. Released Time education pays off in that students have more self respect, better behavior at school and at home, and improved academic performance.
~David Beasley, Former Governor of South Carolina