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There are many ways to make a charitable contribution to The Waterford School and each type of gift has potential tax benefits to the donor who itemizes deductions. The descriptions below are intended to inform of the different options available. This information is not intended to provide specific financial or tax advice. Individuals should seek advice from their personal financial advisors.

Your gift to Waterford provides unlimited possibilities for our students. From academics, to the arts, to athletics, your support is vital in providing students with the resources they need to pursue their passions.

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By Mail

Check: Send a check payable to Waterford School to the address below. Please note any designation for your gift in the memo line.

Waterford School 
Attn: Development Office
1480 East 9400 South
Sandy, UT 84093

Stock and Wire Transfer

Many donors may realize substantial tax advantages by transferring gifts of appreciated stock to the school. Gifts of securities are valued at the median price on the date of transfer to Waterford. Capital gains on the amount of appreciation may be avoided and, depending on the donor’s personal tax situation, he or she may receive a tax deduction for the full market value of the stock. For details on how to make a gift of securities to Waterford, please contact the Development Office.

Planned Giving and Bequests

Many individuals discover that they can make a substantial gift to Waterford through a bequest provision, a life income gift or a trust. The Development Office can provide details about the planned giving vehicles that are available. There are tax advantages associated with each type of gift and individuals should seek the advice of their own financial advisor before creating or revising an estate plan. Please contact the Development Office for more information.

Matching Gifts

Corporate matching gifts are a great way for Waterford alumni, parents and friends to maximize personal contributions and increase the impact of their donation. By taking advantage of a matching gift, you may be able to double or triple the amount of a contribution.

Each company has its own guidelines for matching, but most are simple:

  1. Download a matching gift form from your company website or request one.
  2. Complete the employee portion of the form and submit it along with your gift to Waterford.
  3. Waterford will verify the gift and submit the form with required documentation to the company.
  4. Waterford will contact you when the matching gift arrives.

Please contact the Development Office with any questions.