There are many ways to make a gift to St. Francis High School
The Development Office is ready to work with donors to fashion the most beneficial gift for the donor, the donor's family and for St. Francis High School . Gifts to St. Francis High School are income tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law. The gift vehicles outlined below represent donor opportunities to support St. Francis High School . We invite you to consider the following options:
A Gift of Cash
By far, the easiest and most common way to support St. Francis High School. There are a number of ways to make your gift:
By calling the Development Office at (630) 668-5800 Ext. 1115 and charging your credit card via the phone.
By sending a check (made out to St. Francis High School ) or credit card gift through the mail. Print and complete the Annual Giving Donation Card and mail it to:
St. Francis High School
2130 West Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
You may make a gift to St. Francis High School that suits your budget. You may direct us to set up a payment schedule for payment by check and we will bill you monthly, quarterly or semi-annually.
A Gift of Securities
A donor that owns appreciated securities can benefit in two ways by making a gift of securities to St. Francis High School . First, they will be able to claim a charitable income tax deduction for the full value of the shares and second, they will be able to avoid the capital gains tax that would have been due if they sold the shares. When making a gift of securities, it is important that you arrange for a direct transfer of your securities to St. Francis High School and not sell them yourself. Contact the St. Francis High School Development Office for additional information.
A matching gift by your company or organization extends your generosity by adding the matching amount to your own gift at no additional expense to you. It is easy to make a matching gift. Simply:
Contact your Human Resources Department and inquire about your company's matching employee donations policy.
Follow the procedure they recommend.
Designate St. Francis High School as your gift recipient.
Memorial or Tribute Mass Card
Your gift to St. Francis High School may be made in memory, or in honor of someone. To obtain a memorial or tribute Mass card contact the Development Office at 668-5800 ext. 1115 or click here to order online.
A Gift of Real Estate
Real estate can be contributed to St. Francis High School , entitling the donor to an income tax deduction based on the current, appraised value. In addition, the donor also avoids a potential capital gains tax on the property. The St. Francis High School Development Office can help with this transfer. It is advisable to consult with your attorney and accountants prior to making a gift of this type.
Office of Institutional AdvancementMr. Tom Bednar
Director of Development
Phone: x1102 | profile
Mrs. Michelle Clegg
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Phone: x1220 | profile