Ways to Give: Make an Impact

Thank you for exploring how you can make an impact at Brookwood School. We humbly accept donations in a variety of ways to make your philanthropic experience at Brookwood efficient and gratifying.

Your support strengthens our academic program; your giving ensures that deserving students who would otherwise not be able to afford a Brookwood education can attend school here; and your philanthropy supports our amazing faculty and staff.

Give Online

You can make a one-time or reoccurring credit card donation online by visiting our secure website.

Give by Mail

Please make your check payable to “Brookwood School” and mail to:

Brookwood School Development Office
One Brookwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944

Contact Katie Mullen at kmullen@brookwood.edu or (978) 526-4500 ext. 6223

Give by Mobile Wallet

Make your gift quickly using mobile wallet! Venmo: Direct your gift to @BrookwoodSchool. Paypal and Apple Pay options to come.

Give a gift of Appreciated Securities or Wire Transfer

Make a bigger impact by donating appreciated securities, including stock, bonds, and mutual funds, directly to Brookwood. You may be able to automatically increase your gift and your tax deduction. Please contact Brookwood’s Development Office and let us know of the initiated transfer so we can match and credit the received funds to you.

Contact Katie Mullen at kmullen@brookwood.edu or (978) 526-4500 ext. 6223

Give through a Donor Advised Fund

A donor-advised fund, or DAF, is like a charitable investment account for the sole purpose of supporting organizations you care about, like Brookwood. We invite you to consider directing these dollars to support Brookwood School.

Make a Matching Gift

Double the impact! Corporate matching gifts are a type of philanthropy in which companies financially match donations that their employees make to nonprofit organizations. Click here or contact your human resources department to ask if they have a matching gift program. As a donor, you will receive donor credit for the original gift and the amount of the match.

Make a Planned Gift

Making a planned or estate gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for Brookwood School while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals. With smart planning, you may actually increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful and impactful contribution to Brookwood.

As always, contact your financial advisor for guidance and feel free to contact us to discuss your objectives.

What to Give– Gift planning may include the following opportunities for giving; each offers different advantages depending on the individual donor or couple:

  • Cash/Check
  • Real Estate
  • IRAs/Retirement Assets
  • Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Tangible Assets

How to Give– Donors should consult with their advisor to discuss giving vehicles best suited for their individual situation and the advantages of each. Ways to give may include:

  • Gift Annuity
  • Family Philanthropic Fund
  • Bequests (see sample language below)
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Retained Life Estate
  • Charitable Lead Trust

Sample Bequest Language- “I give and bequeath to Brookwood School in Manchester, Massachusetts (the sum of $____ or _____% of my estate) to support its tax exempt purposes (you may insert the name of a specific academic department, endowment, or other interest).”

If you have included Brookwood in your estate plans, please let us know so that we may thank you now for your thoughtful and extraordinary support. Also, if we are in a capital campaign, and based on your age(s), we may be able to credit part or all of your planned gift towards your total campaign pledge.

Please contact your personal financial advisor for advice and feel free to reach out to Katie Mullen at kmullen@brookwood.edu or (978) 526-4500 ext. 6290 to discuss your personal situation and objectives.

Contact Us

For information regarding ways to give to Brookwood, please contact Katie Mullen at kmullen@brookwood.edu or (978) 526-4500 ext. 6290.

Make your impact today!