KatieDirect and the 833 Club

The St. Catherine University Automatic Giving Program

Get started today by downloading this KatieDirect PDF Authorization Form »

Want to give green? KatieDirect is the environmentally friendly way to support the University! With KatieDirect, St. Catherine University's automatic giving program, you can make a gift to the University without having to write a check, pay postage or receive a reminder. You can enjoy the convenience and reliability of having your monthly or quarterly gift automatically forwarded to St. Catherine's. KatieDirect puts your gift to work quickly and easily.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is KatieDirect, and how does it work?
KatieDirect is an efficient electronic donation alternative to paper checks. With KatieDirect, you authorize St. Catherine University to collect a preauthorized gift amount from your checking or savings account. These gifts are sent safely and securely to St. Catherine's based on the schedule you select. This method of giving is easy and confidential.

How do I enroll in the program?

  • Determine the amount and frequency of your gift.
  • Complete the KatieDirect Authorization Form »
  • Include a voided check or savings deposit slip.
  • Mail the completed form to St. Catherine's Development Office.

Is there a minimum amount that must be given through the KatieDirect program?
The minimum monthly gift is $5, and the minimum quarterly gift is $15. There is no maximum gift amount.

What is the 833 Club?
833 Club members make unrestricted annual contributions of $100 by giving $8.33 per month to St. Catherine University via KatieDirect. A little really adds up to go a long way.

When will my gifts be deducted from my account?
You may make monthly gifts on the 5th or 20th of each month and quarterly gifts on the 15th of March, June, September and December. If these dates fall on a weekend or banking holiday, the transfer will post to your account on the following business day.

How will I know that my gifts are really being made?
A record of each gift will appear on your monthly checking or savings account statement. Also, by Jan. 31 of each year, St. Catherine University will send you a receipt for the total amount of your KatieDirect gifts made during the previous calendar year.

Can more money be taken from my account than I have authorized?
Electronic funds transfers, like any banking transaction, are regulated by federal agencies. You control the amount, frequency and recipient of your gift.

Can St. Catherine University see how much money is in my account?
The University never has access to your account. Your records remain private and secure.

What if I switch to a different bank/credit union or want to change the amount of my gift?
You can request a new KatieDirect Authorization Form » update your information and return the form to the St. Catherine Development Office. To cancel your KatieDirect gift, just notify the Development Office in writing. Please allow two weeks advance notice for the University to complete your request.

Please note that St. Catherine University's fiscal year ends on May 31.

For more information, contact the Development Office at (651) 690-8725.