Ways to Give Financially

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There are multiple ways to give to Peninsula School, all of them appreciated.

Donations to Peninsula School may be made by check or credit card, or online via PayPal. Peninsula School is a 501 (c)(3)  nonprofit organization (#94-1186181) and gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Checks should be payable to Peninsula School, LTD and can be dropped off at the Development Office or mailed to:  Peninsula School, 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park CA 94025


Credit card gifts are gladly accepted over the telephone with a credit card at 650-325-1584 x 133. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

You can also mail a credit card donation to the Development Office.  Please include the following information:

  • Your name as it appears on the card
  • Credit Card Number
  • Expiration Date
  • Billing Address
  • Amount of your Gift


Make your gift instantly through PayPal. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. It's secure, fast, and easy. Donate now!

matching employer gifts

Many employers have established a matching gifts program that allows employee gifts to be matched, often 1:1. If your employer has a matching program, please inform the Development Office that the gift will be matched at the time of the donation. Donations to the Annual Giving Campaign, the Peninsula School Endowment and Trust Fund, Fund A Need (a.k.a. Raise Your Paddle), capital campaigns, as well as event underwriting contributions qualify.

See if your employer will match your donation!


Gifts of stock are a great way to give to Peninsula School and receive significant tax benefits. If you wish to transfer stock or other securities to Peninsula please contact the Development Office or see below for more detailed instructions.

To transfer stock by DTC wire directly to Peninsula School, Ltd. please call your stockbroker with the information below:

Wire Transfer Information:
Charles Schwab
DTC # 0164, Code 40
Account # 6067-9549
Charles Schwab 800-435-4000

Important!  Please contact Peninsula School’s Business Director, at 650-325-1584, ext. 113 to notify us of your plans to transfer stock. Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Day Phone
  • Name of Stock
  • Number of Shares


Planned gifts can come in the form of bequests or gifts of real estate, life insurance, and appreciated securities. Gifts of charitable remainder trusts are also an excellent way to donate while receiving both immediate tax benefits and income. For more detailed information please visit Planned Giving on our Giving for Tomorrow page. The Development Office is also happy to talk with you about Planned Giving.


At times, gifts have very special purposes. Sometimes, they are given in honor or in memory of a particular person. We appreciate and respect the significance of these gifts, and we are grateful for the opportunity to discuss your wishes. If you would like to make your gift to Peninsula School in honor or memory of somebody important to you and/or the Peninsula community, please let us know at the time you are making your gift. You may contact the Development Office at 650-325-1584, ext. 112 with any questions.


Peninsula School does accept vehicle donations, real estate, and other personal property on a case-by-case basis. Gifts of furniture, appliances, equipment, and other similar goods are often appreciated if they can be put to good use at the time they are offered. Before bringing gifts of this nature to the school for donation, please contact the Development Office, so we can confirm our ability to use them.

NOTE: Please be aware that the information presented here is general in nature and does not constitute legal, financial, or tax advice. Individuals considering planned giving options should contact their professional advisors for information pertaining to their specific financial and tax situations.



(650) 325-1584 x 112