Gifts may be made to DCD in the following ways:

List of 6 items.

  • Cash

    Checks should be made payable to Dedham Country Day School and mailed to the Development Office, Dedham Country Day School, 90 Sandy Valley Road, Dedham, MA 02026.
  • Credit Cards

    Gifts by credit card can be made by mail, telephone, or online.
  • Securities

    Gifts of Appreciated Securities

    IMPORTANT: Please note the account information for transferring securities has changed. The instructions given below are accurate as of June 10, 2016

    Giving appreciated securities is a tax-wise way to support DCD. For securities held longer than one year, you can deduct their full fair market value, regardless of what you originally paid for them, and you should have no capital gains tax obligation.
    How to Give 

    To ensure that you receive proper credit and prompt acknowledgement of your gift, please contact Charles Rudnick, Director of Advancement, 781.915.2557 or crudnick@dcds.net, with the details of the transaction (number of shares, stock name, and gift date).

    To make the transfer from your account to our account, please have your broker contact our agent at  Ropes & Gray LLP:

    Ivy Fong Lo
    Trust Client Services Administrator
    ROPES & GRAY LLP
    T +1 617 854 2983
    Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02199-3600


    Benefits

    A gift of appreciated securities may provide significant benefits to you as a contributor.
    • No capital gains tax obligation
    • Receive a charitable income-tax deduction for the full fair market value of the securities
    • Benefit the DCD community
    Please consult with your financial advisor before initiating a charitable-gift arrangement.

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  • Corporate Matching Gifts

    Many companies match charitable gifts made to elementary schools. Please check with your employer to see if it has a matching gift program.
  • Gifts in Kind

    Gifts of items or services for which the school has a need are always welcome. Please check with the Development Office if you think you may have such an item or service to offer.
  • Gifts by Bequest

    By remembering DCD in a will or as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, the donor helps the school prepare for the future by adding to the endowment.

Contact Us for More Information

For further information about making a gift, please contact Director of Advancement Charles Rudnick, ext. 2557.

Giving Societies

Willow Tree Circle $25,000
Bell Tower Society $15,000
1903 Society $10,000
Founder's Circle $5,000
President's Roundtable $2,500
Centennial Club $1,903
Bellringers' Association $25
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