The League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland depends on the generosity of donors and members to fund its efforts.


League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland

is a 501(c)4 organization and donations are not tax-deductible but they are crucial to supporting our important membership, advocacy and legislative activities.

To donate by credit card:

Make check payable to: LWVGC

League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland Education Fund

LWVGCEF is a 501(c)3 organization and donations are tax-deductible. They support our voter service and educational activities year-long and provide nonpartisan information on candidates and issues during the election season.

To donate by credit card:

Make check payable to: LWVGCEF

Checks can be mailed to the following address. Please include your name, address and phone number.

LWV of Greater Cleveland
P.O. Box 5310
Cleveland, Ohio 44101

Designated gifts: All donations can be designated to a local chapter by writing the chapter name on the memo line of your check or in the field on the credit card form. Honorary gifts can also be made to recognize a special occasion or as a memorial offering support and sympathy.

Matching gifts: Many employers have matching gift programs that could double or even triple your gift to the League of Women Voters. To find out more, contact your employer’s charitable giving department.

IRA Charitable Rollover: Taxpayers age 70 ½ or older can make a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) of up to $100,000 from their IRA accounts directly to LWV Greater Cleveland Education Fund that provides tax advantages to the donor. QCDs can be counted toward satisfying your required minimum distributions (RMD) for the year. Talk to your tax advisor for more information.

The Cleveland Foundation

Cleveland Foundation

An endowment fund for the LWV of Greater Cleveland Education Fund was established in 2015 at The Cleveland Foundation. By planning today, you can create a legacy that ensures support for LWV Greater Cleveland that continues for many years to come.

The LWVGC’s philanthropic partner, the Cleveland Foundation, can help you make your greatest charitable impact through funds that are flexible, innovative and personalized.

All gifts to the LWVGC Endowment Fund are tax deductible at the highest income tax level, and the Cleveland Foundation provides gift acknowledgment letters or receipts for each donor. More nuanced gifts such as appreciated securities or planned gifts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts may also be accepted in support of our organization.

Interested individuals may contact League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland Education Fund at 216-694-8108 or reach the Cleveland Foundation’s Advancement team at 216-685-2006 for a personalized consultation.

Each gift to the LWVGC Endowment Fund will make a difference by being preserved today and invested to meet our areas of greatest need tomorrow.

To donate to The Cleveland Foundation online now, click here.

Thank you for your support!