Ways To Help

Lincoln Foundation’s signature college readiness programs serve the need of academically talented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students in grades eight through the freshman year of college.

Lincoln Foundation

Your investment + Our commitment = Mission possible!

Lincoln Foundation is grateful to its many dedicated donors, partners, alumni, and volunteers who provide valuable financial and in-kind support on an annual basis.  Thanks to these caring individuals and organizations, Lincoln Foundation can ensure excellence in all our educational programs to benefit our most deserving youth.

Financial Gifts

To make a donation to Lincoln Foundation, please send a check or money order to:

Lincoln Foundation
4322 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218

Donate On-Line

Donating on-line is the fastest and easiest way to give back to the Lincoln Foundation.  You can choose to make a one-time donation by clicking on the link below through our secure giving portal.  Click here to Donate Online using your major credit card.

Matching Gifts

Many corporations offer a matching gift benefit for their employees, allowing employees to double the impact of their charitable gifts.  Please check with your company’s human resources department to learn if your employer is a matching gift company.  Then, fill out the forms required by your corporation and send them to Lincoln Foundation with your contribution.  

Honor or Memorial Gifts

Honor a loved one or friend by making a special Tribute gift to Lincoln Foundation. We’ll notify the honoree with a personalized card acknowledging your gift.

In lieu of flowers, make a memorial contribution to Lincoln Foundation.  Your gift honoring a loved one, friend, and others in times of sadness or joy will enrich the lives of approximately 400 youth Lincoln Foundation serves each year through its nontraditional educational programs. 

Leave a Legacy

A simple action you take today can have a huge impact tomorrow.  By remembering Lincoln Foundation in your will you can ensure the sustainability of its mission to provide nontraditional educational enrichment programs well into the future.  For information about the variety of ways you can include Lincoln Foundation in your estate plans, please contact Paula L. Campbell Director Development, 502.585.4733, ext. 203 or pcampbell@lincolnfdn.org.

Simple Bequest Language

“I give, devise, and bequeath to LINCOLN FOUNDATION, a Kentucky nonprofit organization located in Louisville, Kentucky, or its successor thereto, the sum of $________(or a description of the specific asset), for the benefit of Lincoln Foundation and its general purposes.”