What is KatiesDirect, and how does it work?
KatiesDirect is an efficient electronic donation alternative to paper checks. With KatiesDirect, 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 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 KatiesDirect Authorization Form »
Include a voided check or savings deposit slip.
Mail the completed form to the Office of Development.
Is there a minimum amount that must be given through the KatiesDirect program?
The minimum monthly gift is $5, and the minimum quarterly gift is $15. There is no maximum gift amount.
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, you will receive a receipt for the total amount given during the previous calendar year.
Can more money be taken from my account than I have authorized?
No. You control the amount, frequency and recipient of your gift.
Can St. Catherine University see how much money is in my account?
No, The University never has access to your account.
What if I switch to a different bank/credit union or want to change the amount of my gift?
You can request a new KatiesDirect Authorization Form, update your information and return the form to the St. Catherine Office of Development. To cancel your KatiesDirect gift, just notify the Office of Development 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 Office of Development at 651.690.8725.