Ways to Give
Donations may be made in cash or by check, credit card, or stock. You're welcome to give in person or by mail, but the easiest way is to give online. Donors may pledge at any time and pay the pledge by the end of the fiscal year. The fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30.
Many corporations support their employees' charitable contributions through matching gift programs. This kind of corporate support makes a significant contribution to Burgundy as it can double or triple the size of your gifts.
Please contact your employer's human resources department for information on matching gifts to schools.
The following information is necessary when donating stocks to Burgundy. Donors are required to sign an authorization with their broker to donate stocks.
Stock Routing Information
|Account Name||Burgundy Farm Country Day School|
Stocks should be transferred through:
|Name||State Street Global Markets, LLC|
|Address||One Lincoln Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Please call Burgundy’s Advancement Office at 703.842.0470 to advise that a stock transfer is underway, as well as confirming the name of the stock and the number of shares to ensure that your gift is properly acknowledged.
Donors who work for a company that matches employee gifts can increase the impact of their personal contribution and increase funds raised for Burgundy by filling out the a matching gift request form obtained from their employer. Please check with your company’s human resources department to ask whether your company participates in a matching gift program.
Questions? Contact Burgundy's Advancement Office at 703.842.0470. We can help!
Donors who work for the federal government or an organization that participates in a United Way or Combined Federal Campaign may make charitable contributions to Burgundy through their workplace, either as a direct gift or through payroll deduction. Tax regulations require Burgundy to receive all pledges in writing. Please share a copy of the UW/CFC donation form with the Advancement Office — stop by our office at Norton House, email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 703.960.0160.
Burgundy Farm Country Day School’s Founders Circle recognizes those individuals who have chosen to include Burgundy in their estate plans. Although these gifts may not come to fruition for many years, the Founders Circle is a wonderful way to provide a solid foundation for the school’s fiscal health, while at the same time ensuring that future generations of students will benefit from a Burgundy education.
An added benefit of a planned gift is that it may reduce your income tax and estate tax.
For more information about joining the Founders Circle, please contact Michele McCabe at 703.842.0470.
Funds from affinity programs go directly to Burgundy’s Annual Giving Fund.
Giant Food A+ School Rewards offers an opportunity for you to earn points for Burgundy by using your Giant Card. At the end of each month, your points are calculated and converted to cash for Burgundy. The current Giant School Rewards program runs October 6, 2017 through March 15, 2018. If you are already registered, you are all set! If you are new to Burgundy, there are two ways to sign up: online at www.giantfood.com/aplus and click on Register your Card, or call the hotline at 877-275-2758. Burgundy’s ID # is 02242.
When customers purchase select Harris Teeter Brand products using their VIC card, Harris Teeter contributes a percentage of those purchase dollars to Burgundy through their Harris Teeter Together in Education program. Simply give the cashier your VIC card and Burgundy’s Together in Education number (5152) during checkout or visit www.harristeeter.com and click on the Together in Education logo.
Support Burgundy with your Amazon.com purchases. First, visit Smile.Amazon.com, where you will be prompted to choose a charitable organization you'd like to support. Type "Burgundy" into the search tool, select our school, and Burgundy will receive 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible purchases. Please note that only purchases made after logging on from Smile.Amazon.com (not Amazon.com) qualify.
BoxTops for Education designates $.10 for each BoxTop submitted. BoxTops can be found on hundreds of products. There are BoxTops collection containers in every classroom, the Middle School atrium and in the Main Office. BoxTops add up quickly so don’t forget to clip and send them in. Families, check Constant Comment newsletters for updates on collection dates. For more information and a complete product list, visit www.boxtops4education.com.
Burgundy is participates in the Gear Up to Give Back program from Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen. The school will qualify for up to four percent back on annual net sales of Pottery Barn Gear merchandise, including backpacks, lunch bags and duffel bags. The school's member ID is 411070138351 and password is WS9140079. When shopping, simply present this information to the store associate at any of the Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen retail stores. You can also shop online at Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen.
eScrip offers three ways for members of the Burgundy community to help the school earn money. First is the eScrip Dining Program. Sign up for free at escrip.com and register your credit and/or debit cards. Visit or carry out from over 11,000 restaurants, bars or clubs and pay with your registered cards. Earn up to 5% back in contributions for Burgundy (2.5% for dining, 2.5% for completing a review). Second, shop eScrip's Online Mall. Sign up at shopping.escrip.com. Find shops and offers - click, shop and earn for Burgundy. Install the ForgetMeNot™ browser extension to remind you of earning opportunities. Last, eScrip offers Benefit Mobile - this free app for mobile devices is a great place to purchase digital gift cards. Each transaction sends up to 20% of the total to Burgundy. Use them for your everyday spending in the checkout line or at home. (And if you use them on eScrip's online mall, you can earn twice for Burgundy!)
GivingAssistant is a fast, free, easy way to donate to Burgundy on a consistent basis while shopping online. Giving Assistant provides shoppers with cash back earnings, as well as an easy way to donate a percentage of those earnings to Burgundy. Just shop, earn, and choose how much to donate. Giving Assistant facilitates everything. You'll also enjoy savings at 1800+ popular retailers with coupons and special discounts. Learn more and sign up online.
Tea Collection, a globally inspired line of clothing designed for children, helps schools and organizations with their twice-annual School Days Fundraiser. You can help Burgundy by shopping for your favorite globally inspired kids clothes from Tea Collection. When shoppers participate in School Days, they order from teaschooldays.com (not the regular Tea Collection site) during the one-week program. By using Burgundy’s unique promo code at checkout, shoppers will get free shipping, receive 15% off their purchase, and Tea will donate 15% of the order total to Burgundy. The Fall 2017 School Days program will run October 9-16. Families, check Constant Comment newsletters for updates on future fundraiser dates.