Your philanthropic partnership ensures that the Foundation can provide support for innovative and collaborative projects to enhance the educational experiences to our students- tomorrow’s leaders- across interests and affiliations. Your investment helps faculty and staff create promising opportunities that meet students’ critical needs and empower them to reach their full potential.

There are many ways to support the work of New Trier Educational Foundation. We truly appreciate gifts at every level. We accept both outright and planned gifts. To learn more about planned gifts, click here.

Outright gifts can be made through cash, stocks, bonds or appreciated assets through your financial institution or Donor Advised Funds (DAF) . They can be made at one time or on a monthly basis. Outright gifts are recognized at the following levels:

  • Visionary – $25,000+
  • Innovator – $10,000 to $24,999
  • Advocate – $5,000 to $9,999
  • Leader – $2,500 to $4,999
  • Partner – $1,000 to $2,499
  • Friend – up to $999

For gifts of securities, please click here for details.

Donor Advised Funds (DAF)

To make a gift through your DAF, please provide the sponsoring organization with the Foundations’ tax ID – 26-0040744.

To learn more about DAF, click here >

Matching Gifts

Many businesses and corporations provide their employees with the benefit of matching a tax-deductible contribution. The Educational Foundation is eligible, in most cases, to receive a matching gift. Please check with your human resources department for details on how you can double and sometimes triple your gift to the Foundation through a match.

Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Honor a loved one, pay tribute to a friend, or mark a special occasion. Click the button below to make a gift.

In addition to the above mentioned ways to give, the Foundation partners with the following organizations to give back:

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