Direct donations to the Diocese of St. Petersburg include the traditional types of personal giving via checks and cash. These gifts can be directed to a variety of programs and services such as:
- the ministries and services of the diocesan church through the Annual Pastoral Appeal
- future growth and needs of our seminarians and retired priests, Catholic education, and individual parish projects through the Forward in Faith Campaign
- legacy giving through the Catholic Foundation
- Catholic Charities
When making a direct donation, it is vital for donors to include clear instructions on the intended recipient of this gift. Direct donations of personal checks/cash can be sent directly to the Diocese along with clear instructions of the intended recipient to this address:
|Diocese of St. Petersburg|
|ATTN: Campaign Processing Office|
|PO Box 40200|
|St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200|
For questions concerning direct donations, please contact the Campaign Processing Office at 727-341-6841.
Other methods for personal contributions include using your credit or debit card. To make a credit card or debit card gift online, please click here.
The Diocese of St. Petersburg also accepts donations of:
- Stocks, securities
- Estates, trusts, wills and bequests
- Matching gifts
- Other planned giving options such as charitable gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, life insurance, and pooled income fund.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is my contribution tax-deductible and will I receive a receipt of my donation?
Gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law pursuant to Section 170 (f)8 of the Internal Revenue Code. For all contributions of $250 or more, receipts will be sent to donors in January for prior tax year purposes verifying no goods or services were received in exchange for the donation.
Is my personal information kept private?
ParishSoft LLC and the Diocese of St. Petersburg have taken steps to give you the best security possible. Should you decide to make a donation online, you will be asked to provide your name, contact information and credit card billing information. All of this information is encrypted and certified by Trustwave.
How do I make a donation by mail?
Please make checks payable to the Diocese of St. Petersburg for any gift to the diocese. Please include any special instructions, including the intent of your gift, along with your name, address, phone number and email address, if available.
Send your donation to:
Office of the Bishop
Diocese of St. Petersburg
PO Box 40200
St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200