Giving FAQs2021-09-21T14:19:27-04:00

Giving Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to help.  See below for some frequently asked questions…

How can I give to support the ministry of The Brooklyn Tabernacle?2022-01-04T23:11:25-05:00

There are four safe and easy ways to give:

  1. Give online by clicking here
  2. Give from the BT App (click HERE!)
  3. Give from your mobile device by texting “BTGIVE” to 77977
  4. Mail your gift to: The Brooklyn Tabernacle, Attn: Finance  17 Smith Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
Will I receive a year-end giving summary?2021-09-21T13:14:01-04:00

Yes, all donors will receive a single year-end giving statement which includes all monetary donations, whether they were made through SecureGive, Pushpay, Cash, or Check.

Which donation method is preferred?2021-09-21T13:15:10-04:00

We greatly appreciate all donations, but Pushpay donations from bank accounts and debit cards carry the lowest transaction fees.

Does Pushpay have a help center I can contact?2021-09-21T13:16:17-04:00

Yes, Pushpay’s online help center is located at help.pushpay.com. You may also call them directly at (844) 787-4729, option 1; or email them at [email protected].

How do I give from my smartphone?2022-01-04T23:13:18-05:00

You can use the BT App (click HERE!) or you can use text giving:

    1. Text “BTGIVE” to 77977 to generate a link that takes you to Pushpay’s giving page, or
    2. Text “BTGIVE” and the gift amount (ex. BTGIVE 25) to activate “text giving,” which means you can give future gifts by simply texting the gift amount to 77977.
Can I give if I am not living in the United States?2021-09-21T13:28:56-04:00

Yes, international donors may give one-time gifts here.  International donors are not required to log in or provide their phone numbers.

Can I donate stocks or other types of assets?2022-03-15T11:01:44-04:00

Yes, you can donate appreciated stock and other types of property directly to the church. In fact, there is usually a greater tax benefit than if you had sold the stock/property and then donated the cash.

If you would like to donate stock, please ask your broker to initiate the transfer to:

JPMorgan Securities LLC
DTC #: 0352
Acct #: 962-74791
Acct Name: The Brooklyn Tabernacle

Mailing Address:    JPMS
4 Metrotech Center – 3rd Floor
Customers Transfer Dept  (NY1-C094)
Brooklyn, NY  11245

After making the stock donation, please contact us at [email protected] or 718-290-2237 so that we can thank you and send your donation letter in a timely manner.

Please note that it generally takes several business days for the transfer to occur and be recognized as a gift.

If I have any other questions about giving, whom should I contact?2021-09-21T13:31:40-04:00

Please contact the BT Finance department and we will gladly assist. Our phone number is 718-290-2237, and our email address is [email protected].

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The Brooklyn Tabernacle is accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, which requires high standards of biblical accountability, board governance, financial transparency, integrity in fundraising, and proper use of charity resources.

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