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One of the strengths of the GDS community is that we all stretch in our own way to contribute to the collective dream. Your support strengthens the present and guarantees the future of our beloved community.

Gifts by Credit Card

Make a secure online gift to Georgetown Day School at www.GDS.org/Giving. GDS accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Thank you for your support!

Gifts of Cash

Please make checks payable to "GDS" and mail to:

Georgetown Day School
Advancement Office
4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC 20007

or wire cash to:

Suntrust Banks, Inc.
ABA 061000104
A/C 9088000415
Attn: Gift Clearing
Credit to: Georgetown Day School Account #7040822

Please include donor name.

Gifts of Stock or Securities

GDS welcomes gifts of stock or securities, which can be particularly advantageous to the donor. Please notify GDS's Advancement Office of a transfer using our Online Stock Transfer Notification Form. Your broker should transfer your stock gift electronically to Georgetown Day School account #7040822 at SunTrust Bank using the instructions on the form.

With questions about making a gift of stock or securities, please contact Jeffrey Delozier at 202-295-6239.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match employee gifts. You may be able to double or triple the size of your gift by submitting the appropriate matching gift form (available from your employer) along with your contribution. Please contact your company's Human Resources department to learn if you are eligible for matching gifts.

GDS Endowment

Philleo Nash, the first chair of the GDS Board of Trustees, liked to call GDS a “do-it-yourself school.” From its founding by seven families in 1945, GDS has always counted on our entire community to make sure we are doing it right. Members of our community who have invested in the GDS endowment allow us to keep true to our founding mission. We are now able to draw on more than $40 million in endowed funds dedicated to a range of academic and athletic programs, financial aid, and faculty support each and every year.

Planned Gifts and Bequests

GDS welcomes planned gifts and encourages donors to include the School in their estate planning. Deferred giving through trusts, annuities, insurance policies, and bequests may offer significant tax benefits, provide a portion of income rights for the life of the donor and/or other beneficiary, and reduce estate settlement costs while fulfilling your philanthropic goals. If you would like to explore planned giving opportunities, or if you have included GDS in your estate plans, please contact Lindsey Jacobson at 202-295-1061.

Please consult with an attorney or financial advisor to explore what type of planned gift might be best for you and your family.

Memorial, Honor, or Celebration Gifts

You can make a memorial or honor gift to GDS at www.GDS.org/Giving as a way to remember a loved one or to honor a special person or celebrate an occasion such as a birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, holiday, or special achievement. A note will be sent to the individual you are honoring to inform him or her of your gift; the amount of the gift will not be disclosed.

Mail Your Gift

Gifts may be mailed to GDS at the following address:

GDS Advancement Office
4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Georgetown Day School's Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 53-0204701.

Meet the Team

Lindsey Jacobson

Interim Director of Development

Ashley Bianchi

Director of Annual Giving

Jeffrey Delozier

Director of Advancement Services; Major Gift Officer

Taylor Hull

Assistant Director of Annual Giving