Ways to Give 2016-11-12T19:40:52+00:00

Ways To Give

By Check

Please make checks payable to Beacon Day School and send to:

Beacon Day School
Advancement Office
2101 Livingston Street
Oakland, CA 94606

By Credit Card

Access secure online giving.

Matching Gifts

Increase the size of your gift by asking your employer to match your donation. Provide your corporate matching gift form and we’ll do the rest. Beacon’s tax ID number: 94-2797856

Appreciated Stock

Provide these instructions to your broker to transfer the stock to:

Beacon Day School account at Charles Schwab
Account #: 1426-7489
DTC #: 0164
Tax ID #: 94-2797856

To avoid delay with your transfer, be sure to notify Julia Hayes, Finance, and Operations Director, at 510.437.2312.

In-Kind Gifts

If you make a donation to Beacon that is used in the classroom, a special event or performance, please complete the In-Kind Donation form available at the front desk. We want to note all such gifts in our Annual Report and assure you receive a receipt for tax purposes.

Gifts in Memory or in Honor

What better way to honor a loved one than with a gift to Beacon? We will send an acknowledgment to the person being honored or to the family of the deceased.

Planned Giving

Planned giving opportunities come in many shapes and sizes and offer significant tax and philanthropic benefits to the donor. With a planned gift:

  • Your giving capacity increases
  • You can receive an immediate tax deduction and avoid capital gains tax
  • You gain a sense of philanthropic accomplishment
  • You can protect your assets and ensure that they are used to support your interests
  • You can make a lasting impact

Planned gifts can come in the form of bequests or gifts of real estate, life insurance, and appreciated securities. Gifts of charitable remainder trusts are also an excellent way to donate while receiving both immediate tax benefits and income. You should review your personal estate plan with your financial and legal advisors when considering a planned gift. Donors who make planned gifts become members of Beacon’s Legacy Society and are acknowledged in the Annual Report and through periodic newsletter articles.