Donation and Giving

 

Gift to the Foundation

middle schoolThe Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools relies on gifts from individuals, local businesses, foundations and corporate sponsors in the form of cash gifts, in-kind donations, support for Foundation events and the hundreds of volunteers who make our programs possible. The Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization; all donations are tax-deductible.

There are many ways to make a gift to the Foundation. Your generosity will not only benefit the students of Vancouver Public Schools, but may also provide you with tax benefits. Below are just some of the ways you can contribute.

Gifts of Cash:

Contributions may be made directly to the Foundation online with a credit card via security-certified website or by mail. Please complete the donation form and mail a check payable to the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools.

Planned Giving

Remembering the Foundation in your will or charitable trust helps our future leaders today. Planned giving includes gifts of life insurance, retirement accounts, appreciated assets, gifts from your estate and gifts through a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trusts.

Our staff and advisers are available to work with you to achieve your charitable-giving objectives. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please contact the Foundation for additional details.

Matching Gifts

Many employers maintain a matching gift program. Check with your employer to learn the details, limits and procedures of any similar programs they may offer.

In-kind Gifts

From school supplies for students in need to books for preschoolers, we welcome your in-kind gifts. Individuals, local businesses and community partners have generously provided in-kind donations such as food, clothes, shoes and personal hygiene items to support basic needs and Family-Community Resource Centers. For additional details on making an in-kind donation or supporting a school supply drive, please contact the Foundation.