Ways of Giving
There are many ways to support The Philadelphia School. For more information on any of these types of gifts, please contact Frances Hoover, Director of Institutional Advancement, at 215-545-5323 ext 278 or [email protected]
Corporate Matching Gifts
If you or your spouse works for a company that matches gifts to schools, your contribution to TPS may be doubled. All you have to do is complete the matching gift form available in your employer's personnel office and enclose it with your gift.
Corporate Giving through EITC and OSTC
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers a unique opportunity for businesses in the state to reduce their tax liability by contributing to registered scholarship organizations. Gifts to scholarships at The Philadelphia School can generate a tax credit equal to 75% of the contribution, up to a maximum of $750,000 annually. Two-year commitments receive a 90% tax reduction up to a maximum of $750,000 each year. Learn more about these programs here.
The Sycamore Farm Legacy Society
Planned gifts include bequests as well as life insurance and retirement plan designations. These gifts may provide the opportunity to minimize income and estate taxes, reduce capital gains taxes, and more effectively distribute estate assets. Learn more about the Sycamore Farm Legacy Society here.
There are a number of retailers that offer cash-back donation programs to schools based on the amount of money spent in each store. Take a look at the following programs and consider enrolling to support TPS.
When you shop at smile.amazon.com, AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases to The Philadelphia School. You're using your same Amazon.com account with your usual shopping cart, Wish List/registry, and other account settings, with the added bonus of supporting TPS! Signing up is easy. Click "Get started" to sign up.
Sign up for and use a Target Visa or Target Card, and TPS will receive a percentage of the amount of each purchase in the form of a cash donation from Target through the Take Charge of Education program. It's easy. Just click here or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school. Grandparents, alumni, and friends can take part, too.
United Way Donor Choices Program
Consider supporting the Philadelphia School through United Way of Southeast Pennsylvania. Our donor designation number is 9937. If your employer offers the opportunity to make gifts through the Donor Choice Program, your designation will help to which provides financial assistance to students for school-related expenses incurred over and above basic tuition.