Donate

Congreso relies on the support of generous individuals, foundations and corporate partners who support our mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well being. Your contribution helps us continue to provide innovative programming while growing our influence as an outcomes measurement thought leader. 

For questions about donations, please contact: Hector Herrada, Development & Special Events Manager, at herradah@congreso.net 

Congreso is an IRS approved 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Our Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 23-2051143.  

Direct Donation

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Mail a Check made payable to: 

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. 
ATTN: Development and External Affairs 

LB 2283                                     

PO Box 95000                                    

Philadelphia, PA 19195-0001     


Designated Donation

Donor Advised Funds

Congreso welcomes gifts through Donor-Advised funds (DAFs) which can help transform the future for Congreso clients. If you would like to direct a gift from your DAF, please designate Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. and have mailed to the address above.  

Congreso’s Tax ID number is 23-2051143 

Alternatively, use this tool to find your DAF organization and recommend a gift to Congreso via DAF Direct. The Congreso general fund designation “Cultivando Futuros” will pre-populate:  

Planned Giving

A gift to Congreso in your will, trust, or life insurance policy is a simple way to make an impact that costs you nothing during your lifetime. You ensure your legacy lives on to empower lives, while maintaining access to your assets and the ability to change your mind.  

Bequests are exempt from federal estate taxes, meaning the charitable deduction you receive can offset your estate taxes and provide a larger inheritance for your family. Gifts may be for a specific amount or a percentage of your estate, designated for Congreso’s general use and purpose.  

You can also name Congreso as a beneficiary in your life insurance policy which can provide an estate tax deduction. To make a gift contact your insurance provider or broker and make sure to provide Congreso’s Tax ID # 23-2051143 

Please contact a Congreso Development team member if you’ve designated a gift to Congreso through planned giving in your will, trust, or life insurance policy.  


Employer Campaigns

United Way Campaign

Congreso is a United Way Agency, Donor Agency #4210. Choose Congreso during your employer’s onsite United Way Campaign! 

City of Philadelphia – Employee’s Combined Campaign

Congreso participates in the City of Philadelphia’s Employee Combined Campaign annually. Congreso’s campaign charity code is 30-0026 Congreso. If you are a City of Philadelphia employee, please consider designating funds to Congreso as a charity of choice during the campaign! 


Employer Programs

Matching Gift Program (with participating employer) 

Many employers will match your donation to Congreso through a matching gift program. Please check with your human resources department to see if your employer offers a matching gift program. 

Volunteer Grant Program

Some employers will provide generous financial grants to Congreso when employees volunteer their time with our organization. Please check with your human resources department to see if your employer offers a volunteer grant program and contact a Congreso development team member to find out how you can volunteer your time!   


Tax Programs

EITC

Congreso is an EITC-eligible Educational Improvement Organization. If your business has been approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to make EITC contributions, please consider making your  contribution for tax credits this year to Congreso. 

  • Learn more about EITC and how you can apply to have your business receive tax credits for making a contribution to Congreso!  

Other Ways

Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a way you can support Congreso every time you shop with Amazon, at no additional cost. The next time you place an order on Amazon, use smile.amazon.com or the link below, and designate “Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.” as your charity of choice. Amazon will donate .5%  percent of your eligible purchase to Congreso. 

You can also download the browser extension ‘Smilematic’ – automatically turn your everyday Amazon purchases into AmazonSmile donations: https://couponfollow.com/smilematic 

Sponsor an Event

Congreso’s annual events promote the diversity of Latino culture while engaging hundreds of the region’s leading business, civic and government sector leaders. Consider sponsoring one of our annual events.