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A Gift of Cash

A gift of cash qualifies for a charitable income tax deduction.

Please make checks payable to SDAF and mailed to PO Box 235109, Encinitas, CA 92023. Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover are also accepted online or in our office.

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A Company-Matching Gift

Many employers match their employee’s donations to charitable organizations. This is a wonderful way to leverage your gift to the school.

Your company will have the proper forms and procedures to initiate the match. Call Leslie Saldana at 760-753-1121 ext 5085 (email) if you need help in determining whether your company has a matching gift program.

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A Gift-In-Kind (GIK)

A gift-in-kind (GIK) refers to a gift of property other than cash. Gifts range from computers, weekend cabins, airline miles, and goods and/or services for use as auction/raffle prizes.

An in-kind gift can be given to SDAF for immediate benefit, which in turn is used throughout campus or for special events (auction/raffle). Please contact Leslie Saldana at 760-753-1121 ext 5085 (email) for an in-kind donor form.

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A Gift of Appreciated Securities

By giving appreciated securities, you avoid capital gains, qualify for a charitable income tax deduction and be recognized for the full value of the securities on the day the shares leave your account. Contact Leslie Saldana at 760-753-1121 ext 5085 (email) for information on the easy way to have shares transferred electronically.

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Planned Giving

You can assure a legacy that lasts beyond your lifetime by making a provision in your will for San Dieguito High School Academy. Donors can help secure the long-term financial health of the school through gifts that come to the school in the future or over a period of time.

These include:

  • Naming SDA Foundation as a contingent beneficiary of a life insurance policy that your family no longer needs
  • Naming SDA Foundation as a contingent beneficiary of your IRA or pension plan.
  • Gifting your home to SDA Foundation through your will or estate plan.
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Memorial or Honorary Gift

A gift to the school in memory or honor of an individual helps perpetuate the values of a loved one’s life. Gifts may honor a person during his or her lifetime, or you may honor a loved one who is deceased.

If you would like information about making a gift that will help continue the tradition of excellence for future students of SDA, please call Leslie Saldana at 760-753-1121 ext 5085 (email).