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Ways to Give

Groves Academy accepts gifts through many different methods.  If you are interested in supporting Groves Academy and need more information, please contact the Advancement Office at 952-915-4258 or at Advancement@grovesacademy.org.

Monetary

Cash gifts are the most popular way to make a gift. Groves Academy accepts gift payments of cash, check or credit card. Please note that your gift will go further if made via check or cash as credit card companies deduct fees from all transactions.

Give Online

Use Groves’ Online Giving Form – the easiest and quickest way to make your secure credit card gift.

Give by Phone

Call our office directly at 952-915-4258 to charge your gift using Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.

Give by Mail

Please download our Online Giving Form and mail your gift or pledge to:

Groves Academy
3200 Highway 100 South
St Louis Park, MN 55416

Please make checks payable to Groves Academy

Become a Sustainer-Make a Recurring Gift

Sustainers make ongoing, monthly gifts to Groves Academy on their credit card or by automatic deposit. Please call Becky Busselman at 952-915-4269 for more information on how to become a Sustainer.

Matching Gifts

Additional support to Groves’ Annual Fund is provided every year through the generosity of corporate matching gift programs that make it possible for employees to increase the value of their gifts. Matching Gifts are gifts from companies that match contributions made to Groves Academy by their current and retired employees...a great way to multiply your gift.

Stock

A gift of appreciated stock or real estate you have owned for more than one year will generate a tax deduction based upon fair market value without any capital gains tax liability. Consult your tax professional for the specific details on the deductibility of your gift. 

Please call Becky Busselman at 952-915-4269 for more information on how to make a gift of stock to Groves.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Gifts may be given in memory or in honor of individuals and/or events. A special notecard and message of your choosing will be sent on behalf of Groves Academy to whom the gift is designated.

Planned or Deferred Gifts

Groves may be named as a beneficiary in your will or living trust. You can also name Groves as a charitable beneficiary of a Charitable Remainder Trust that pays lifetime income to you or a loved one. Assets such as IRAs, 401(k)s and life insurance may also be donated by naming Groves Academy through the beneficiary designation of the contract. In addition, there are opportunities and tax benefits to consider for a charitable contribution and your IRA. Please check with your financial advisor about transferring distributions directly from your IRA to make a contribution.

Pledges

Gifts may be deferred until a specified time in the future. Groves Academy will send a reminder for the month you request.

United Way

Groves Academy qualifies as a nonmember agency through the United Way and may be designated as your contribution of choice through their Donor Choice Program. Simply write "Groves Academy" on the line marked "other." Please note that up to 15% may be deducted from your donation by the United Way to help cover their administration, fundraising and other costs.

Volunteering

The gift of time is very valuable to Groves Academy.  Please click on the “Volunteering” link for more information on how to make a gift of time.

In-Kind Gifts

Non-monetary gifts may be donated. Please contact Kim Heiar, Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement-Donor Relations at 952-915-4258 or heiark@grovesacademy.org for details.

 

 

Groves Academy is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution that relies on support from our families and our community in order to continue our transformative work every day.

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