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YES! I want to make a donation to support the Plymouth Education Foundation. Your support will help to enhance the educational experience for students in the Plymouth School District. The Foundation accepts donations in many forms. Listed below are the most common ways you may make a gift. If you do not see the information you need, please feel free to contact us at 920-892-2661 ext. 1008 or info@plymouth.k12.wi.us.

Plymouth Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, making your gift tax deductible.

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Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Memorial and honorary gifts are a special way to remember a loved one, friend, teacher or class. Gifts can be made online, by phone, mail, or fax following the instructions outlined above. For gifts submitted through mail or fax, please include the name of the person or class year you are honoring.

 

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With more donors making gifts online, Matching Gift Company Search 2.0 allows donors to search a database of matching gift eligible employers.
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Gifts of Stock

A gift of long-term appreciated securities, either publicly traded or from a closely-held company, may provide you with greater tax advantages than a gift of cash. You may deduct the current fair market value as a charitable gift and completely avoid any capital gains tax on the appreciation. Your broker will need to compete the transfer.

 

Year-End Giving

For those who are considering making a year-end charitable contribution to a charity, planning your giving to the Plymouth Education Foundation may align with your passions and maximize your contribution providing a tax break. Donations to the Plymouth Education Foundation benefit students, who are our future leaders, and is also an excellent way to make a long-term investment in the future of our community.

 

Donation Circles of Giving and Recognition Levels

Donor Circles of Giving are listed below. Please refer to the Donor Circles of Giving Recognition Form for recognition benefits.

Due to the limited resources of the Foundation, only donations at the Legacy level are eligible for donor requested restrictions or conditions regarding protection of principal. Upon offer, each donation will be carefully evaluated to determine whether the board of directors can meet the donor’s wishes.

Legacy
Initial one-time donations in the amount of $25,000 or greater and additional donations thereafter, afford the donor the ability to direct the protection of principal, should they so desire, along with directing the specific application of the earnings on said principal. Legacy donors will be afforded the opportunity to be recognized by special awards in their name. In addition, Legacy donors will be permanently recognized at the highest level of recognition on the Foundation’s web site.

Visionary
Initial donations in the amount of $10,000 or greater but less than $25,000 will be distributed according to the donor’s wishes, provided the Foundation’s board of directors deems the criteria to be executable given the time and resources required to manage and execute such awards. Visionary donors will be afforded the opportunity to be recognized by special awards in their name. At such time that a donor's cumulative donations reach the Legacy level, the donor will be recognized as a Legacy donor upon written request.

Innovator and Exemplar
Innovator ($5,000-$9,999) and Exemplar ($2,500-$4,999) donors will be afforded the ability to be recognized through the granting of specific awards in the donor’s name. Donations in the Innovator and Exemplar categories will be distributed according to the donor’s reasonable wishes, provided the Foundation’s board of directors deems the criteria to be executable given the time and resources required to manage and execute such awards. At such time that a donor's cumulative donations reach the Legacy level, the donor will be recognized as a Legacy donor upon written request.

Scholar, Leader, Mentor and Friend
Scholar ($1,000-$2,499), Leader ($500-$999), Mentor ($100-$499), and Friend (less than $100) donors will be will be recognized for their contribution and such amounts donated will be used to further the mission of the Foundation, in such manner as directed by the board of directors in conjunction with the specific fund designated by the donor.

 

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