WHO GIVES TO THE ORINDA ACADEMY FUND?
Everyone in our community participates. We invite our Board of Trustees, staff, families, grandparents, alumni, and other friends of OA to get involved.
Is there a deadline for giving?
Our fundraising period is October through December 31, 2018. We would like to have our gifts and pledges by the end of the year in order to begin planning for next year. You may pledge and give later if you’d like, anytime through the end of our fiscal year, June 30, 2019.
HOW MUCH SHOULD I GIVE?
We value gifts of any size. Your participation is important as it demonstrates the community support to foundations and grantmakers when we approach them for larger funding. We aim for 100% participation from all segments of our community.
HOW DO I DONATE?
To make an online donation via credit card or direct bank account transfer use the green button above.
You can drop off a check or cash at our front office or mail it to Orinda Academy, Attn: Orinda Academy Fund, 19 Altarinda Road, Orinda, CA 94563
can I make a pledge and pay later?
Yes! Let us know the amount of your pledge, and make your gift by the end of the fiscal year, June 30.
can i make a recurring monthly donation?
Yes again! When you get to the PayPal dialogue box and enter your donation amount, check the box below the amount to “make this donation monthly.”
CAN I USE MY EMPLOYER MATCH PROGRAM?
Please do! This is a great way to double or even triple the impact of your donation.
DO YOU ACCEPT SECURITIES TRANSFERS?
Yes, we can discuss securities transfers and planned giving with you. Email Laura Turnbull, Director of Development & Communications, to get started.
IS MY DONATION TAX-DEDUCTIBLE?
Yes. You will receive an acknowledgment letter that notes your donation and Orinda Academy’s non-profit status. Your donation is 100 percent tax-deductible. OA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Tax ID #94-2692929.
WHAT DO THE DONATIONS SUPPORT?
In addition to tuition assistance, the contributions from last year’s campaign contributed to refreshing classrooms with bright paint, creating a new outdoor teacher gathering space, and updating teacher laptops with new MacBook Airs.