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Planned Giving

As Catholic Stewards, we are commissioned with the duty to pass on the Catholic Faith to future generations.

Through a planned gift you can pass on this legacy. If you treasure Catholic your faith and would like to invest in its future, please consider a planned gift to your parish or programs and ministries of the Archdiocese of Newark. 

Benefits of a Planned Gift

  • Extend a donor's generosity beyond their lifetime.  

  • Obtain charitable tax deductions now, even for a gift in the future.

  • Reduce probate costs and estate taxes. 

  • Reduce capital gains taxes. 

Information for Attorneys and Professional Advisors

As it is important that proper legal titles be used in relation to the Archdiocese of Newark and its various entities, we offer this basic information to assist anyone who needs to utilize a legal name of an Archdiocesan institution or organization in a gift, will, or other legal document. Please note that all entities listed are tax exempt organizations under Internal Revenue Code, 501 (c) (3), and life-time and death-time transfers are tax deductible.

The Legal Name

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark

In general, the Archdiocese recommends that gifts, wills, and trusts in which the testator wishes to restrict the gift for specific use by the Archdiocese, utilize this form:

"the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark for the use and benefit of _____________"

Each parish church in the Archdiocese is incorporated separately. Parishes and missions follow a specific formula in identifying their legal names, as noted in this document.

Tax or EIN Number:

The Archdiocese of Newark's Tax ID number is: 22-1487308

This website and all information offered by the Archdiocese of Newark is designed to provide accurate information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is offered with the understanding that the publisher, editors and contributors are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional service. Any examples given are for illustrative purposes only. For advice and assistance in specific cases, the services of your own counsel should be obtained.

Contact Us

Thomas J. Smith
(973) 497-4091
Jessica Panagos
Associate Director of the Annual Appeal
(973) 497-4042
Meghan Moran
Associate Director for Major Gifts & Special Initiatives
(973) 497-4197

Questions? Call (973) 497-4091 or email