Ways to Give

Every gift made to Joliet Catholic Academy is deeply appreciated and will make a difference in the life of a student.  Your generosity and stewardship allow our students the opportunity to realize their dreams and we cannot do it without the support of our donors.  In order to contribute to Joliet Catholic Academy in a way which will fit your personal budget, we invite you to consider the following options:

Give Online

Click here for the most convenient and expeditious process for making an online gift.  You can make a one-time donation or sign up for a monthly, quarterly, twice yearly, or yearly recurring gift.

Cash Gifts

A gift of cash (or check) is the simplest and most immediate way to give to Joliet Catholic Academy.  Gifts should be made payable to Joliet Catholic Academy and mailed to:


Joliet Catholic Academy

Development Coordinator
1200 N. Larkin Avenue
Joliet, IL  60435

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are an easy way to double or even triple your donation to Joliet Catholic Academy. Simply obtain a matching gift form from your employer, fill it out, and provide it to JCA with your contribution.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

A gift in memory or honor of someone you love or admire can be a particularly meaningful way to contribute to Joliet Catholic Academy.

In-Kind Giving

In-kind gifts are professional services or goods made directly to Joliet Catholic Academy.  If these goods or services are ones that we would otherwise have to purchase, the gift may be recognized for tax purposes at the fair market value.  Click here for In-Kind Gift form.

Class Gifts

Class members can join together to support their alma mater through a class gift.  Recent reunion classes have donated excess monies back to the school in honor of a person or program dear to their hearts.

Planned Giving

Naming Joliet Catholic Academy as a beneficiary in your will ensures the formation of young people will continue well beyond your lifetime.

Gifts of Securities

A gift of securities, stocks or bonds entitles the giver to an income tax deduction; a gift of appreciated securities may also reduce a capital gain tax liability to the donor.  In order to donate securities to the JCA account, please provide your broker with the following information:

Edward Jones
735 Essington Road, Suite 101
Joliet, IL 60435
DTC #0057
Account #5330776310

 Real Property

Joliet Catholic Academy will receive gifts of real estate; including land, personal residences and commercial properties under certain circumstances.

Gifts of Life Insurance

Life insurance is a practical and affordable way for you to do more that you may have thought possible with tax benefits you can enjoy during your lifetime.

Gifts of Endowment

When you establish an endowment or contribute to an existing endowment, you are truly making a gift with a future.  Your endowment gifts guarantee that financial support will remain readily available for the future needs of Joliet Catholic Academy and its students.


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