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To make an online donation, fill in the form to the right & pay by credit card or by secure electronic check.  Or you can mail a check to the address listed below.  We strongly encourage check donations (paper or electronic) to help us avoid paying credit card fees.  For questions, email donor.support@schoolforce.org.  Instructions for how to fill in the donation form are at the bottom of this page.

 
A receipt for tax purposes will be emailed by the end of January for donations made the prior calendar year.  If you need a receipt other than that at a different time (for company matching purposes for example) you can request one adonor.support@schoolforce.org.

Annual Giving Campaign

Suggested Donation Levels – 2013-2014
Ask = $1,500 per child
Scholar’s Circle = $3,500
Scholar’s Circle Premier = $5,000
Scholar’s Circle Platinum = $10,000

This year we are asking families to donate $1500 per student, which is the amount we need to fund vital programs. We know not everyone can donate that much, so please consider donating what you can. If everyone gives what they can, every child benefits.  If you would like to get involved and volunteer, learn more… Thank you for supporting School-Force!

Monthly Recurring Donations

For many, giving monthly instead of in a lump sum is a more manageable way to make a donation to School-Force. School-Force needs your donation for next school year by June 30th. A donation of $1,500 per child by June 30th means just over $4 per day, or $125 per month per child to support quality education. See the recurring donation ‘calculator’ chart to help calculate your monthly donation.

Donations By Mail

To make your donation by check, make your check payable to “School-Force” and mail to the address listed below or drop off at any school office in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District.
School-Force
P.O. Box 5196
Belmont, CA 94002

Corporate Matching – Double Your Impact!

Check to see if your company will match your donation Learn more…

Donate Stock or Other Securities

Donations of stock or other securities can provide an attractive tax advantage since capital gains taxes are avoided and the full market value of the stock can be tax-deductible. Click here to download  School-Force’s Stock Donation Instructions.

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Detailed Donation Instructions

1.  Enter your donation amount at the top of the form.
     (If you are donating on behalf of several children in one family, you can make a SINGLE        online donation.)
2.  Select the ‘One Time Donation’ or ‘Monthly Donation’ button.
3.  Enter your name, address, and other contact information.
4.  Fill in the ‘Company Name (Matching)’ field if you work for a company that might match your donation.
     (Company matching dollars can increase and sometimes double your donation to School-Force.      For questions about company matching, email matching.support@schoolforce.org.)
5.  Enter the child(ren’s) school.
6.  Enter your affiliation & the student(s) name(s).
     (It is important to fill in the student information section to give the child credit for your donation! If      you are a friend of the family, choose the ‘Relative’ option.)
7.  Next, enter your credit card (cc) or ‘Bank ACH/Direct Debit’ information (to securely donate by direct debit from your checking account).
     (Credit cards fees range from 2-3% while a direct debit will cost $0.75. Especially for larger      donations, we encourage you to use the direct debit option to save us fees. If you do not see the      option to fill in cc or checking account information, go to the top of the form make sure that the      ’One Time Donation’ button is selected.)
8.   Click ‘Donate Now’ button to complete your transaction.
     (Do NOT select the ‘Back’ button or click the ‘Donate Now’ button twice. Confirmation of your      donation will be on the right side of the donation page. You will also receive a confirmation email      for your donation within 24 hours.)

If you need help filling in this form, please email  donor.support@schoolforce.org..

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School-Force, the Belmont-Redwood Shores Public Schools Foundation, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (tax ID 91-2159650). All donations are 100% tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.