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Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to Gilman School and joining all of us who love Gilman in our effort to ensure the sustained excellence of a Gilman education. Please refer to the instructions below to make a gift by various methods. All gifts to Gilman are tax-deductible. 

Online/Credit Card

You may make a gift online with a credit card. We accept Visa, Discover, American Express, and Mastercard. If you need help completing the form, please call 410-323-7178.

Find us on Venmo @GilmanSchool. 

Cash or Check

You may make a gift using cash or check. Checks should be made payable to Gilman School. Cash and checks can be sent to:
 
Gilman School
Development Office
5407 Roland Avenue Ste 1
Baltimore, Md 21210-9983

Wire Transfer

Gifts may be transferred via domestic or international wire transfer. Please provide the following information to your bank/broker:
 
Incoming Domestic Wires
Wire To: TD Bank
Wilmington, Delaware
ABA # 031101266
Credit to: Our Customer – Gilman School
Account Number: 4312232658
 
Incoming International Wires (U.S. Currency)
Wire To: TD Bank, N.A.
Wilmington, Delaware
ABA # 031101266
Credit to: Our Customer – Gilman School
Account Number: 4312232658
 
For further information on making a gift to Gilman by wire transfer, please call 410-323-7178.

Stocks/Securities

How to give securities held by your broker:
1. Instruct your broker in writing to transfer a specific gift amount to Gilman School.
 
2. Instruct your broker to contact the Development Office upon receipt of your letter for specific DTC instructions.
 
Gilman School’s Federal Tax ID #: 52-0591604
Gilman School’s Acct. # at Brown Advisory Sec., LLC.: 3698-6342
DTC #: 0141
Gilman’s Broker:
Carly Neidecker
410-895-4888
 
3. Send a copy of your letter to the Development Office (address below).
 
How to give securities held in your possession:
  1. Mail unendorsed certificates to Gilman’s Development Office (address below) with a short letter of intent.
  2. Obtain a stock power from your broker with your signature guaranteed.
  3. Under separate cover, mail the stock power to Gilman with a copy of your original letter of intent.
 
You will receive full tax deduction for the market value of securities given. This avoids any capital gains tax you would incur in selling appreciated securities as long as they have been held for one year.
 
Giving Securities while Retaining Life Income
You may also make a gift of securities through a trust arrangement and receive income during your lifetime or the lifetime of your designated beneficiary.
 
Consult your tax and financial advisors to determine which plan is best for you, or call Gilman Director of Development Heather Harlan Warnack at 410-323-7178.

Planned Gifts and Bequests

There are many planned gift options that allow you to make a meaningful charitable donation to Gilman while receiving financial and tax benefits. Read more about planned gift types and call Gilman Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving Mary Ellen Porter at 410-323-7178 for more information.

Matching Gifts

Many companies match philanthropic gifts given by their employees, allowing you to possibly double or even triple your gift to Gilman School. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.
 
Check with your employer’s human resources department to see if your company participates in a gift-matching program. If your company participates and is eligible, request a matching gift form from them, and send it completed and signed with your gift to Gilman School. We will do the rest.
 
Complete gift-matching forms can be sent to:
 
Gilman School
Development Office
5407 Roland Avenue Ste 1
Baltimore, Md 21210-9983