Steps to Making a Donation to Friends of BCF

Making a Donation - Local Bermuda Donors

SIMPLY CLICK "GIVE NOW" TO MAKE A DONATION TO A DONOR FUND AT BCF OR A LOCAL NONPROFIT USING A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD.

BCF only accepts gifts for further credit to other local nonprofits through the online, "GIVE NOW" facility.

If you are a local donor wishing to make an off-line donation (bank transfer, cash or cheque) to a local nonprofit, contact the nonprofit directly.

LOCAL DONORS MAKING AN OFF-LINE CONTRIBUTION TO A FUND AT BCF

If you do not wish to use the GiveBermuda.org online payment facility AND you are a Bermuda-based donor* wishing to contribution to a Donor Fund held at the Bermuda Community Foundation, you can make your donation by international wire transfer, local bank or cheque.  Your donation will be further credited to the specified Donor Fund at BCF.  Please follow these steps:

  1. You (the donor) complete the online gift intention form and submit.
  2. You (the donor) then make your gift fund transfer (see BCF payment methods document) with reference to the BCF Donor Fund
  3. BCF confirms receipt of funds, verifies the charitable status of the proposed recipient and performs any other due diligence required
  4. BCF will credit the fund account and send you a gift acknowledgement letter
  5. Your gift transaction will be recorded on the Donor Fund's account statement. The fund representatives may also send you their thanks directly.

If you are an American donor, including those affiliated with the America's Cup Programmes AND wish to receive a tax receipt, you MUST transact through the Friends of Bermuda Community Foundation (FBCF). Please go to our U.S. Taxpayer's Making a Donation page or GIVE NOW - US TAXPAYERS.  For America's Cup-related support, please refer to these forms: America's Cup Donor Fund Contribution Payment Instructions with the America's Cup Gift Intention Form.

*FBCF is a US registered public charity exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Its EIN is 38-3938349.

To see a list of donor funds at BCF, click here!