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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.


Gift-In-Kind (GIK)

A gift-in-kind (GIK) is something beyond cash and ranges from computers, weekend cabins, airline miles, good or services for use as auction or raffle prizes. GIK can be donated for immediate benefit, used throughout campus or for special events.

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Gift of Appreciated Securities

Giving appreciated securities is an easy way to have shares transferred electronically. It can help avoid capital gains, qualify for charitable income tax deductions and be recognized for the full value of the securities on the day the shares leaves an account.

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SDAF Endowment

This endowment creates the opportunity for an even more impactful way of giving to SDAF that is also tax-efficient for you. The endowment is a permanent fund in which charitable contributions are invested and the interest from this vehicle provides regular periodic income to support SDAF’s activities.

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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.

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