Learn more about how a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) can benefit you.
How a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your IRA Works
You are at least 70½ years old with IRA funds you no longer need
Make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA
*If you are 72 years old or older, your QCD can count towards your required minimum distribution (RMD)!
Your QCD goes directly to charity, supporting a cause you care about
Discover the Benefits of a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)
Reduce Your Taxable Income
Fulfill your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)
Help transform hearts and lives
“God has blessed me in many ways, and the Gospel calls me to share those blessings with others while I’m able to now. There is such a clear and present need for what Catholic Extension does for faith communities in this country. With a QCD I can make an immediate impact on their vital work.”
— Robert Iberle, Donor
Find Out if a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is Right For You
Take Your Next Steps
Get started by selecting your IRA custodian and filling out your information below. This information will be used to pre-fill your distribution form.
Once you have downloaded and completed the rest of your form, please mail the form to your IRA custodian. We recommend mailing this by December 1 if you intend for this transfer to qualify for the current tax year.
Please let us know about your generous gift! You can ensure that your wishes are carried out as you intend. Plus you can be recognized as you would like (or you can request to remain anonymous).
Did you know?
You can also support our mission for years to come. Simply name Catholic Extension as a beneficiary of your IRA account, and the remaining assets (or a portion) of the account will be used to build up vibrant faith communities across the country.
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The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, it is expressly recommended that you consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.