Ways to Give

Your 100% tax-deductible gift supports the FCEF’s commitment to educate those who serve by increasing their financial readiness.  We are passionate about helping others succeed, and we hope that you will be as passionate about helping FCEF succeed by making generous, ongoing contributions.  Gifts by may be unrestricted or designated for Financial Education or Scholarships (including endowed).

If you would like to donate specifically to one of the endowed scholarships, please go to our Scholarships page, scroll down to and click on the name of the endowment, and follow the donation directions at the bottom of the endowment’s page.  If you would like to establish an endowment, please go to our Scholarships page and scroll down to read the “Establishing an Annually-Funded Named Endowment/Scholarship” section. 

By Mail

Please let us know of your wishes with our General Donation formPlease make checks payable, and mail, to:

First Command Educational Foundation
1 FirstComm Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76109-4999

By PayPal, Debit or Credit Cards
  • Set up a one-time or recurring gift.
  • Leave gift unrestricted or designate by indicating the program in the “Add special instructions to the seller” field on the payment review page.
  • Transaction will appear on credit card statement as “PayPal *FCEF”.  Please note that a PayPal account is not needed to donate to FCEF.
  • Begin by clicking the donate button above and to the right.
Donor-Advised Funds

Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, and BNY Mellon holders can easily donate directly from their account.  

First Command Bank Account Holders

First Command Bank customers can easily donate directly from their account.

First Command Financial Services Employees

First Command Financial Services Financial Advisors and Home Office employees may donate directly to FCEF.  Click below for details.

Matching Gifts

Employee-matching is a wonderful way for donors to maximize their charitable giving!  Check whether your employer will match your donation by calling your human resources department to verify who manages your company’s matching program.

Non-Cash Gifts

Gifts of publicly traded, appreciated securities to First Command Educational Foundation could create outstanding gift and tax benefits for you.  Please Email FCEF for further information.  Note: This information is not intended as legal or financial advice. Donors should consult with their accountants and financial advisors to ensure gifts of stock suit their financial plans and are in line with current state and federal tax laws regarding charitable gifts.

Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Cityview generously makes a donation for every stay associated with FCEF or First Command Financial Services.

Thank you for helping us educate those who serve!!

Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law.  Tax ID: 75-1973894

At FCEF, we recognize that transparency and disclosure of pertinent information to our donors must be paramount in our fundraising practices.  FCEF abides by the Donor Bill of Rights created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and other philanthropic organizations.

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