Other ways to give

Monthly giving 

As a member of the Carpenters Club, you will help us build all year long.

Your monthly Carpenters Club gift guarantees Habitat regular and predictable funds, which allows us to better plan our construction schedule and to make commitments to new homebuilding projects in our community. 

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Builders Society

The Habitat Builders Society is a group of committed donors make it possible for our staff and volunteers to build homes in partnership with families in need of decent housing. Our Builders provide us with financial independence and flexibility as we build a sustainable, diversified funding stream for Habitat’s home construction and home purchase program.

Join today by making any single gift of $500 or more. This gift entitles you to one year of Builders Society benefits, including:

  • Opportunities to provide input and feedback

  • Priority invitations to special events

  • Our quarterly exclusive Builder’s Update newsletter

  • Recognition in our annual Impact Report, along with a printed copy

Matching donations

Double or triple your gift! Many employers will match tax-deductible charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and employees’ spouses, and some companies provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours. Ask your Human Resources representative if your company will match your donation to Habitat for Humanity Capital District. You may need the following information:

  • Employer Identification Number (EIN) (i.e. Federal Tax Identification Number): 14-1708404

  • Organization Name: Habitat for Humanity Capital District, Inc.

  • Mailing Address: 207 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY 12210

  • Phone: (518) 462-2993

  • Fax: (518) 427-9826

  • Website: www.habitatcd.org

  • Organization Type: Civic, Health and Human Service, Shelter

Then make your donation online or write a check payable to Habitat for Humanity Capital District. Send your completed and signed form, along with your check or a copy of your online donation receipt, to us at the address above. We’ll take care of the rest.

SEFA (State Employees Federated Appeal)

SEFA is a charitable solicitation of New York State employees conducted under the authority of State Finance Law §201-1. State employees may give to any of the charitable organizations that have been approved for participation in SEFA and may at any time revoke or modify a contribution made through payroll deduction by providing a written request to the employee’s payroll office.

Our SEFA charity code is 50-00069.

Planned giving

Making a planned gift will have an impact that will be felt for generations to come, while also offering financial flexibility and tax benefits for you and the people you care about most. Join Habitat’s Legacy Society by including Habitat in your estate plans. Your legacy will stay here in the Capital District.

First, make arrangements to benefit Habitat for Humanity Capital District beyond your lifetime. These arrangements might include a bequest in your will, or a plan that provides life income and income tax benefits, like a Charitable Gift Annuity.

Second, let us know about your plans. It is not necessary to specify a dollar value for these plans, but having some idea of the details allows us to plan for the future and is appreciated.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Alicia, Director of Resource Development, at alicia@habitatcd.org or (518) 462-2993 ext. 117.

Donate your car

Do you have a car, truck, motorcycle, motor home or boat on a trailer taking up valuable space in your driveway? Your vehicle donation will help Habitat for Humanity build homes in partnership with families in our community. It is quick and easy to donate cars, trucks, boats, RV’s, motorcycles, construction equipment and other vehicles… running or not! For more information about Cars for Homes™, Habitat’s official car donation program, visit carsforhomes.org.

Our local Cars for Homes donors are offered FREE Capital CarShare memberships for their generosity. Plus, you can decrease your monthly transportation bill and your carbon footprint with ! Click here to learn more about your neighborhood carshare.

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Our partners at Habitat International's Cars for Homes program are happy to answer any other questions you may have. Please email your questions to carsforhomes@habitat.org or call 1-877-277-4344.

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Habitat for Humanity Capital District is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business and a GuideStar Exchange Silver Level Participant, two designations awarded in recognition of our commitment to accountability and financial transparency. Habitat for Humanity is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which means that your gift to Habitat is tax-deductible as allowed by law.