Giving

Ways to Give

Gift of Cash

Gifts of cash are the most common and often the easiest way to give to the school. Pledges also can be
made and paid in installments. Boulder Country Day accepts gifts of cash in the form of check, VISA, and
MasterCard.

Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities or stock can be one of the most advantageous ways of giving. If your gift of
stock is one you have owned for more than a year, you may deduct its full fair market value as a
charitable contribution while bypassing all capital gains taxes. This gift enables many of our supporters to
contribute far more to the school than otherwise would be possible.

Bequest

A General Bequest is a gift of cash satisfied from an estate's general assets. When a portion or all of the
remainder of an estate is directed to the school after payment of expenses, debt, and general bequests, it
is done through a Residual Bequest.

Life Insurance

A unique way to give is through an existing "paid up" life insurance policy. This allows the donor to make
a significant contribution to the school while receiving tax benefits equal to the replacement value or cost
basis of the policy, whichever is less.

Charitable Remainder Trust

The Charitable Lead Trust is another way to benefit your family and Boulder Country Day. With this type
of trust, you "loan" an asset to the school for a set term of years. The school uses the "lead income" for
the designated period of years; after that time, the asset comes back to you or your heirs with favorable
tax consequences.

Gifts in kind

Any gift of a service or an item needed by the school, such as computer technology, art supplies, or
athletic equipment, is considered a Gift In Kind. These contributions have enabled the school to stretch its
limited resources to provide a quality education to our students.

Memorial and Honor Gifts

Many Boulder Country Day alumni and friends of the school have chosen to honor a family member,
loved one, or friend by making a contribution in their name. These gifts are a wonderful way to remember
or honor someone special while providing scholarship support to current and future students.
Boulder Country Day School is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit recognized by the IRS.

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