Office of Development
St. Elizabeth School
612 West 187th Street
New York, NY 10033
Through our secure
The donation of securities can be a good way for the donor to save on
substantial capital gains taxes while assisting the school. Often
donors have stock that they may have bought or inherited many years
ago. While the stocks might not be paying a very large dividend, if
you were to sell these stocks, large capital gains taxes would be
see our transfer instructions.
Many donors contribute their gift
to remember of a special loved one. These donations are
usually given for general use, but can also be used for needs on our Wish
List. In some cases, memorial plaques can be
Encourage others to support the
mission to which you give so generously. Challenge members of your
alumni class, decade, profession, or other group to match your gift.
This can be done using your name or anonymously, and will be
advertised in school publications, via email, and on the website.
Many employers have basic programs that
match charitable contributions at least
one-to-one, some even higher. Also, most honor the contributions of their retirees
as well. Select our Matching Gift Company List
to see if your company
participates. For more information on your own company’s matching gift program, speak
with their community relations office.
FROM YOUR RETIREMENT
You can now make gifts from your IRA while
you are still alive! Donors aged 70 1/2 can withdraw up to $100,000 each year
from their individual retirement accounts tax free if they give the money
directly to a 501c3 charity, like St. Elizabeth School. Call the school
for more details.
OTHER WAYS OF GIVING
There are other ways to give back
to the school with no additional cost to you. Check
these out and earn money for the school while shopping at Target, using
General Mills products, and using your Verizon Long Distance.
A pledge is a legal commitment over a specified number of months or
years made by the donor in support of St. Elizabeth School, allowing
the donor to make a larger gift by spreading it over a period of
time. Click here
to complete a pledge commitment form.