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Your Gift Makes a Difference

Please consider supporting DCD in one of the following ways:

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  • 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

    IMPORTANT: Please note the account information for transferring securities has changed. The instructions given below are accurate as of January 1, 2019

    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 Wealth Advisors, LLC:

    Ivy Fong Lo
    Client Officer
    T +1 617 854 2983  F +1 617 235 0428
    Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02199-3600

    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. You can use our Matching Gift Search option to see if your company participates in 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 Advancement Office if you think you may have such an item or service to offer. Contact aackerman@dcds.net for more information. 
  • Gifts by Bequest | Planned Giving

    Planned gifts are an attractive way to support DCD while providing donors with financial flexibility and potential tax benefits.  For more information on Planned Giving click here

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
Centennial Club $10,000
Founder's Circle $5,000
President's Roundtable $2,500
1903 Society $1,903
Bellringers' Association* $25
*Gifts of $25 or more from alumni who are 25 years old or younger.
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