Ways to Give


You can conveniently make a secure one-time or recurring donation to CUCS through our online donation form.

By Mail

To make a donation by mail, please make checks payable to the Center for Urban Community Services and send to:

Attn: Development Department
198 E 121st St
New York, NY 10035

Employee Giving

Matching Gifts

Many companies match employee contributions to charitable organizations, doubling or even tripling the impact of charitable gifts. Contact your employer’s Human Resources department to see if your company will match your gift to CUCS.

Employee Giving

Employers often offer employees the opportunity to donate on a monthly basis directly through their payroll. Talk with your employer on how to identify the Center for Urban Community Services as your charity.

State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA)

The State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) is the only authorized fundraising campaign among State employees. When completing your pledge card for Center for Urban Community Services, please enter charity number 51-00568.

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

The Combined Federal Campaign is the only authorized solicitation of Federal employees in their workplaces on behalf of approved charitable organizations. It continues to be the largest and most successful workplace fundraiser in the world. When completing your pledge card for Center for Urban Community Services, please enter charity code 59809.

Stocks or Securities

CUCS welcomes gifts of stocks or securities to support our mission. Please contact us to find out how to transfer securities to CUCS.

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Bequests, retirement plans or life insurance policies are a lasting way to ensure that lives can be rebuilt for years to come at CUCS.

For more information, please contact Mary Taylor, Director of Development and Communications at mary.taylor@cucs.org or 212-801-3380.

CUCS is recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN Number 13-3687891.

CUCS’s Young Professionals Group is an engaged group of talented young professionals from diverse sectors with a commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism. Members raise awareness and critical funds for CUCS’s life-changing programs that help New Yorkers build brighter futures. In turn, YPG members have the opportunity to engage in meaningful work while growing personally and professionally.

If you’re looking to have an active role in a fun group where you can network, learn new skills, volunteer and enhance your personal and professional brand, email us at devcom@cucs.org to join CUCS’s YPG today!

Be sure to also ‘Like’ us on Facebook to stay informed on YPG news and events!