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Your gift helps students on their road to success! Thank you for supporting Breakthrough Central Texas students as they navigate their path to and through college or the postsecondary program of their choosing.

THREE EASY WAYS TO GIVE:

One-time Online Gift

Beginning in 6th grade, Breakthrough students receive advising, out-of-school time support, career exploration, and leadership opportunities. Your one-time donation makes this possible!

Monthly Friend of First Gen Gift

Monthly donors make a profound impact with year-round support for students and their families. Your predictable giving helps Breakthrough build sustainability and fulfill our promise to students as they realize their college dreams

Donate by Check

Mail your tax-deductible gift to Breakthrough Central Texas, 1050 E. 11th Street, Suite 350, Austin, TX 78702

 

How does my donation make a difference?

At every grade level, our students outpace their peers on critical milestones, including school attendance, grades, and college entrance exams. While credit for these outcomes goes first and foremost to our students’ hard work, your gift supports student opportunity by contributing to the wrap-around programs and services offered by Breakthrough.

 

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

Breakthrough Honor Roll

The Breakthrough Honor Roll is a community of individuals and families that help ensure children from low-income Central Texas communities have the opportunity to realize their dreams of becoming the first in their families to earn a college degree. 

As an Honor Roll member, you become a caring partner helping give students the tools, guidance and encouragement they need to navigate the complicated process of preparing for, enrolling in and graduating from college. Learn more here.

Donor Advised Fund

Request a grant from your donor advised fund for Breakthrough, EIN: 74-2991346

Wire Transfer

Please contact our Development Team at donations@breakhtroughctx.org to request account information to make your gift via wire transfer.

Gift of Stock

Make a gift of your appreciated securities to avoid capital gains tax and enjoy a charitable income tax deduction. If you plan to transfer a gift of stock to Breakthrough, please complete this notification form so we can properly credit your gift to you.

Tribute Gift

Make a gift in the name of, or in honor or memory of a loved one. 

Remember Breakthrough in your Will

Interested in helping students realize their college dreams beyond your lifetime? Structure your will to provide for your family first; then include a gift to the charitable organizations you love. A simple sentence and meeting with an estate planning attorney are all it takes. The following is an example of wording that may be used to name Breakthrough as a beneficiary of your last will and testament. Your gift may be a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate. 

 

“I, [name], of [city, state, zip], give, devise and bequeath to Breakthrough, [federal tax ID #74-2991346], [written amount or percentage of estate] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

For questions or to connect directly with a member of our Development Team, please contact donations@breakthroughctx.org.

 

Student Wishlist

You can help us provide the tools and services that will supplement the skills of our advisors, tutors, mentors, and teachers. Please consider fulfilling an item or two from our wish list below.

School Supplies:

  • TI-84 Graphing Calculators

  • Mechanical pencils

  • Pens
  • Composition and spiral notebooks
  • 2 inch binders
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Markers and colored pencils
  • Backpacks

If you are interested in providing any of these items, please call 512.692.9444 or send an email to info@breakthroughctx.org.

These are just some examples of non-cash and charitable estate gift options that can help advance Breakthrough’s mission and create a lasting legacy. We encourage you to explore your options.

This information is not intended to be used as legal or financial advice. Breakthrough recommends that you consult your appropriate professional advisors to discuss the benefits and effects of any particular charitable or tax strategy. 

If you have questions about giving, please email our Development Team at donations@breakthroughctx.org. Breakthrough Central Texas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, EIN 74-2991346. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.