Ways to Give

Cash, Check, or Credit Card
Your cash gift is tax deductible within the guidelines established by the IRS. Cash gifts can be made by check or can be charged to your Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Credit card gifts can be made online at www.windwardschool.org/give or by contacting Michael Bognanno at 424-289-1042.
 
To pay by check, please make checks payable to "Windward School" and send to: 
Office of Advancement


Make a Pledge
Click here to make your pledge to Windward School. If you are interested in planned giving or other giving opportunities, please contact the Advancement Office at 310-391-7127.
 
Recurring Gifts
Windward School provides the opportunity to give at any frequency. If you're interested in giving a monthly, quarterly or yearly donation, visit our website at www.windwardschool.org/give.
 
Matching Gifts
Gift matching is a way to increase the value of your own charitable gift through your employer. Simply send us the appropriate paperwork from your employer’s Human Resources Department, and your gift to Windward School will be matched according to your company’s guidelines. We will take care of the rest.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift  policy, please enter your employer's name below.

 
Securities
A gift to Windward of appreciated securities entitles the donor to a charitable deduction for its full current market value, without paying the capital gains tax on the appreciation, which would be required if the securities were sold for personal gain. Please see below for stock transfer instructions.

Stock Transfer Instructions
Should you wish to make a donation of stock to Windward School, please contact our broker, Diane Kohler at First Republic Securities Company to make arrangements for you.
 
First Republic Securities Company
Account #: 33L-119378
DTC: 0443
Primary Broker:  Diane Kohler;  415-364-4644 phone
Brokerage Fax:  415-395-5695

Please notify the Advancement Office with the stock name you are transferring by completing this formPlease note, it may take 3-4 weeks for Windward to receive stock donations from First Republic. If you have any questions, you can reach Susan Marx at smarx@windwardschool.org or424-289-1004.
 
Gifts-In-Kind
We welcome gifts of goods or services that may provide a budgetary savings to the School to fulfill a particular departmental need. Per IRS guidelines, the School will provide a thank you letter substantiating your in kind gift. Please consult with your tax advisor to identify the tax benefits specific to such a gift.

Real Estate
Giving a gift of real estate, such as a personal home, vacation home, undeveloped property, or a farm, can be a highly effective philanthropic and financial strategy. To discuss the tax and other benefits of making a gift of real estate, contact Dawn Barrett, Director of Advancement at 424-289-1015. 



Federal Tax ID: 95-2701337
Windward School is a 7-12, co-educational, independent day school in Los Angeles, California.