When considering a gift to CRSM, you can choose from a variety of philanthropic opportunities that allow you to make a gift that is right for your financial situation.

Give Online

Online giving provides a quick and secure way to make a gift to CRSM.  CRSM gladly accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Click here to make a donation online.

Scholarship Granting Organization “SGO”

A Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) is a state-certified 501(c)(3) that administers the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program and awards financial assistance to Illinois students (K-12) who do not have the economic means to attend a private school like CRSM. Contributions made through an SGO feature a 75% state tax credit to all Illinois residents and corporations. Click here to read more about this vehicle of giving.

Cash Or Check

Cash gifts and checks may be mailed to:
Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
Attn: Development Office
501 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085

Please make checks payable to Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep and be sure to indicate your giving designation, if any, in the memo line.

Matching Gifts

A number of employers participate in a matching gift program, granting you the opportunity to double or even triple your contribution to CRSM.  Check with your Human Resources Department to find out if your company matches charitable gifts.

Gifts Of Stock

Giving appreciated stock to CRSM is a strategic way to avoid capital gains taxes, while supporting our mission and students.  Contact Kristen Watson at kwatson@cr-sm.org for instructions for stock giving.

Planned Giving

Supporting CRSM’s mission through one’s estate plans, retirement fund, insurance policy, trust fund, or other form of planned giving provides an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy, while investing in the future of our community. For additional information about planned giving and our Legacy Society at CRSM, please click here.

For questions regarding the various methods of giving at CRSM, please contact the Kristen Watson at kwatson@cr-sm.org or 773-710-1574.