Support from the Devon Prep community is essential to the continued success of the school, its students, faculty and staff. Gifts to Devon through the Annual Fund provide the solid financial support necessary to provide the optimum Devon Prep experience for our students. Gifts to the Capital Campaign directly improve campus facilities or increase endowment, helping to secure the future of Devon Prep. There are number of ways to give to Devon Prep, and we would be happy to meet with you to discuss how you can support Devon Prep. Please contact the Development Office at 610-688-7337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gifts of Cash
Outright gifts of cash via check or credit card are the most common and most direct way to contribute to Devon Prep, and are fully deductible for individuals who itemize on their federal income tax return. A one-time cash gift is easy to make online or by mail, or you may choose to set up a convenient monthly gift to the school online or via electronic funds transfer.
Pledges allow you to consider a larger gift to Devon Prep by spreading your commitment and payments out over a period of up to five years. Pledge installments can be set up as recurring credit card payments or we can send you electronic or mail pledge reminders at regular intervals.
Corporate Matching Gifts
The easiest way maximize your gift to Devon Prep is through corporate matching gifts. Donors (or their spouses) employed by companies with matching gift programs can double or even triple their contributions by designating Devon Preparatory School as the recipient of matching gifts.
United Way and Workplace Giving Programs
Devon Prep is eligible to participate in the Donor Choice Program of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. During the United Way’s annual campaign, donors may designate a gift to the school. Devon Prep is classified as a “non-member agency,” and listed as DEVON PREP, 363 Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333, with I.D. #04636. The assigned identification number is consistent from year to year.
Many companies encourage employee giving and you can direct your giving to Devon Prep. We are included in the Catholic Group Ruling as a eligible 501(c)(3) organization. You or your employer may contact the Development Office for assistance as needed to facilitate these gifts.
A gift of stock, real estate or other appreciated property can provide vital support to Devon Prep as well as tax advantages to the donor. In many cases, a donor can avoid capital gains tax by gifting appreciated assets to Devon Prep instead of selling them and donating the proceeds.
Donor Advised Funds
You may have already created a donor-advised fund through other organizations such as Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, Schwab, Vanguard Charitable, a community foundation or others. Through these funds you may direct a grant to Devon Prep.
Providing for Devon Prep is as easy as adding a phrase to your will. You may wish to consider naming Devon Prep to receive all or part of your estate. Through careful planning you can protect your family and also contribute to the financial security of Devon Prep.
Gifts in Kind
Devon Prep gratefully accepts gifts of supplies, books, and equipment. Tax deductions are available for firms contributing gifts in kind to educational institutions.