Make A Donation

We encourage all of Michael's friends and family to honor their memory of Michael Burke by making a contribution. A donation of time and/or money is always welcome and greatly appreciated. We thank the more than 800 individuals and organizations who have already made a donation.

We offer many easy ways to make a donation to the Michael Burke Scholarship:

Send us a check

Make checks payable to the Central Lee Foundation with a memo "Michael Burke Scholarship" and send your donations to:

Central Lee School
C/O Sandra Meierotto
2462 Highway 218
Donnellson, IA 52625


Michael Burke Scholarship Fund
C/O Tom and Bette Burke
1464 255th Street
Donnellson, IA 52625

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Check to see if your employer has a matching gift program. Companies differ in their policies, but if our charity meets their qualifications, it means more funding for our programs with your donation.

Corporate sponsorship

Would you like to donate products and services to the Michael Burke Foundation? Please contact us at for sponsorship oppurtunities.

View a list of our existing corporate sponsors.

Tax exempt status

The Central Lee Foundation (parent organization for the Michael Burke charity) is an Iowa non-profit corporation exempt from federal income taxation under IRC 501(c)3. Donations are tax deductible.

For more information regarding gifts to the Foundation, sponsorships, memorials and other donations, please contact:

Angela Miller (Burke)

Thank you for supporting the Michael Burke Foundation!