Ways of Giving

Checks

Make checks payable to Deerfield Academy, enclose a note or indicate on the check memo line the designation and mail to Deerfield Academy, P.O. Box 306, Deerfield, MA 01342.

Credit Cards

Make your donation securely online or call us at 413-774-1474. We will gladly take your credit card donation by phone. Please do not email or fax your credit card information.

Wire Transfer

To make a donation by wire transfer, please contact Debra Diemand, Office of Advancement (413-774-1839) or Jeff Swetland, Finance Office (413-774-1597)

Stocks/Securities

See stock transfer procedures or contact Debra Diemand, Office of Advancement (413-774-1839) or Jeff Swetland, Finance Office (413-774-1597)

Planned Gifts

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 years. View additional Planned Giving information or contact our Gift Planning office (413-774-1584).

Real Estate/Personal Property

Please contact our office of Gift Planning (413-774-1584).

Matching Gifts

If you or your spouse are affiliated with an organization that will match gifts to private secondary schools, please forward the matching gift form (obtained from the organization’s personnel office) along with your gift to Deerfield Academy. Please refer to the list of organizations with matching gift programs. If making your gift online, please mail the matching gift form (including your name, address, class year, date and amount of gift) to Deerfield Academy, P.O. Box 306, Deerfield, MA 01342.
For more information about matching gifts at Deerfield Academy, please contact Debra Diemand, Office of Advancement (413-774-1839).

Gifts from IRAs

If you are over age 70 ½, contact your IRA administrator for instructions on making a direct transfer that will be free of federal income tax.
If you are between ages 59 ½ and 70, you may be eligible to make a penalty-free withdrawal from your IRA. This withdrawal will be subject to federal income tax, and possibly state income tax; however you may be eligible for a charitable deduction to offset the taxes. Check with your IRA administrator or financial advisor.

Other Methods of Giving

To explore other methods of giving, contact Debra Diemand, Office of Advancement (413-774-1839).