Partner With Us!
Help fulfill the Great Commission. Become a Ministry Partner.
Our growing team of Ministry Partners make it possible to bring the gospel to lost college students.
Individuals, families, and local churches pray for this work and give ongoing tax-deductible gifts that allow us to minister on campus full-time.
Would you prayerfully consider joining our team with a monthly gift of $100, $300, or some other amount?
Consider giving a special gift.
Special gifts allow us to take interested students to lunch or coffee to have spiritual conversations. These appointments often lead to gospel presentations and are critical for helping students understand what we offer.
These gifts also send us and our students to Winter Conferences, Big Break, and Summer Missions where we have their undivided attention and can challenge them to commit their lives to the Great Commission.
Would you consider giving a special gift from $5 to $500?
Frequently Asked Questions
"How do you get paid?"
We have a team of Ministry Partners who regularly give and are completely responsible for funding our ministry. This allows us to minister in a full-time capacity on campus.
"How does Cru use my donations?"
All contributions become the property of Cru on the basis of being given as charitable gifts, per IRS guidelines. When gifts are submitted with a designation for a particular staff member or ministry, they become available to those accounts.
7% of all donations are used for the organization's administrative needs in Orlando, FL. Another 5% is used to help launch Cru ministries overseas where local national staff members find it difficult to raise support.
Gifts designated for our work provide us with our salaries, health care benefits, ministry expenses, social security, pension, and savings. We raise the funding that we need in order to live a modest, God-honoring lifestyle. Cru has no central funding to pay its employees, which has allowed it to grow as large as it is, with over 26,000 staff worldwide.
Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ International) is a charter member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, an accreditation agency founded in 1979 dedicated to helping Christian ministries earn the public's trust. Cru abides by the ECFA standards of responsible stewardship in its management of donations.
"Is there a maximum amount you can raise?"
Yes. This level is based on our family status, geographic adjustment, and tenure. Cru sets a salary cap based on these factors, which we cannot go over.
"What happens if you don't have enough support?"
Our paychecks get smaller. This is why we encourage you to give each month or annually. In order for our full attention to be focused on reaching every student and faculty, we continually trust God to be fully funded. We simply could not do this work without our Ministry Partners!
"I didn't receive an envelope from Cru for my next check. What should I do?"
Here are two options:
1) Send your next gift by check and we will send it to Cru's headquarters with our ministry account information. Make sure it is payable to "Cru" and not us. Then mail it to our address:
Ivan and Kirsten Bucher
530 W 45th St Apt 15H
New York, NY 10036
2) Make your next contribution online. You can setup your own account with a recurring electronic funds transfer (EFT) from your bank account or credit card. You will receive a receipt in the mail within a few weeks for this gift as well as a year-end statement and periodic giving reports.
"Why do I need to make my check out to Cru?"
Cru, formerly Campus Crusade for Christ, is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, and we follow IRS regulations for contributions. Our names should not appear on the check, nor on the memo line.
Contributions can be managed online or mailed to Cru along with a note indicating our staff account number (0597175), ensuring your gift will be designated toward our specific ministry.
"I give through a Charitable Gift Fund. What is Cru's tax identification number and address?"
Campus Crusade for Christ
PO Box 628222
Orlando, FL 32862-8222
Tax ID: 95-6006173
Read more about stock and non-cash gift options here.
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