Ways to Give

Cash/Check/Credit Cards
The simplest way to make a gift is through our online donation form or by sending a check to:

Far Hills Country Day School
Attn. Development Office
PO Box 8
Far Hills, NJ 07931

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover online. You can also contact the  Development Office at 908-766-0622 ext. 1460 and provide your credit card information via telephone.

Matching Gifts
Many employers support primary school education by matching or multiplying their employees’ gifts to Far Hills. Visit the Matching Gifts section of the website to see if your company has a matching gift policy that can benefit Far Hills and make your own donation GO FAR.

Stock and Securities Transfers
If you own appreciated securities that have been held more than 12 months, you can benefit two ways by making a gift of stock to Far Hills. First, you will be able to claim a charitable income tax deduction for the full value of the gift. Second, you will avoid capital gains tax on the amount of appreciation that would have been due if you had sold the shares yourself.

If you choose to make a stock gift to Far Hills, please contact the Development Office at 908-766-0622 ext. 1460 to let us know of your intentions to transfer stock or for any assistance. You will need to let us know the number and issuer of shares donated and the date of the transfer. Please instruct your broker/banker to transfer the securities to the school's brokerage account using the information below:

Merrill Lynch
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Phone: 973-301-6350 or 973-301-7609
DTC: 8862 / Account number: 438-04M25

Planned Giving
Planned Giving is an easy and mutually beneficial way of giving to Far Hills Country Day School. Visit the Planned Giving section of our website for more information on how you can maximize your giving potential while ensuring your future financial security and that of your loved ones.

Donor-Advised Funds
Far Hills accepts grants from Donor-Advised Funds (DAF), which are giving vehicles established at public charities (i.e., Fidelity Charitable Fund, Ayco Charitable Foundation)—donors make a contribution(s) to the fund, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend charitable grants over time from the invested money. DAF grants can be scheduled in advance, as well as bequest upon death. Please provide the following information to your fund administrator to arrange a grant to Far Hills:

Federal Tax Identification Number:  22-1489901
Contact Information: Kathleen DeSantis, 908-766-0622
Director, Alumni & Development

In-Kind Gifts
FH accepts in-kind gifts of personal property, services or non-cash items such as fitness equipment, furniture, instruments, art supplies or similar items as long as the school has some related use for them. To discuss and/or arrange a gift in-kind contribution, contact Kathleen DeSantis at 908-766-8424 or kdesantis@fhcds.org

In Honor/Memory of
In order to make a gift in memory or in honor of someone or a special occasion, please include a note with your contribution, including the name/address of whom we should notify of this thoughtful tribute.   

Amazon Smile
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Far Hills every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our school.

Time and Talent
Your time and talent are invaluable to our success. Visit the Parent Portal to review the many opportunities to get involved.  

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Each gift helps Far Hills maintain standards of excellence in the people, place and program that enable FH students to Go Far.

 

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