Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
This document explains how to claim a deduction for your charitable contributions. The types of organizations to which you can make deductible charitable contributions are explained in the following link,
It is important to track your giving so you know as leadership where the church finances stand at any time. Each church handles giving communication differently and these are a few ideas from a variety of churches.