Ways to Give
Gifts to the Annual Fund and Great Expectations Campaign may made via cash, check, credit card, or securities. Donors can also give online. Additionally, contributions may be made through a variety of planned gifts. Palm Beach Day Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent school and all gifts are tax deductible to the extent of the law. Palm Beach Day Academy’s Annual Fund runs from July 1 to June 30, and to be credited as a gift for the fiscal year, payments must be received by June 30 of that year.
Cash and Checks
Most contributions to Palm Beach Day are made in the form of cash or checks. Checks should be made payable to Palm Beach Day Academy and sent to:
Palm Beach Day Academy
241 Seaview Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Palm Beach Day Academy also accepts donations by Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Donors may use their credit cards to make an online donation. Credit cards and gift payments can also be called in to the Development Office at (561) 832-3308 with the following information: donor’s name, credit card number, expiration date, amount of gift and gift designation.
A gift of securities can easily be transferred to Palm Beach Day Academy by following a simple process. Contact your broker and ask him/her to contact the Development Office at (561) 832-3308. Send a letter (or copy of your letter of instruction to your broker) to the Development Office at Palm Beach Day Academy, explaining the designation of your gift and your broker’s name and phone number. The gift will be valued on the day your broker transfers the securities to Palm Beach Day Academy’s account, using the mean market value of the security on that day. Please note, the electronic transfer is the fastest method for transferring securities.
The 1921 Society recognizes the generosity of those alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends who have remembered Palm Beach Day Academy in their estate plans through wills, trusts, and other planned giving vehicles. You can become a member of the 1921 Society by including Palm Beach Day Academy in your estate plans and advising the Development Office of your commitment. Click here for more information about Planned Giving.
Corporate Matching Gifts
You can double or even triple the value of your contribution by taking advantage of your employer's Matching Gifts Program. Simply consult your personnel office to obtain a matching gift form and inquire about the details of your employer’s matching gifts program. Send the completed form to the Development Office and you will receive recognition for the combined amount of your gift and your employer’s matching gift.