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Individual Giving

Make an Online Gift

Click on the green Donate button in the top right corner to give securely through Stripe.

Send a Check

If you prefer to write a personal check, you can mail it to us at:

Communities In Schools of Washington
1010 South 336th Street, Suite 205
Federal Way, WA 98003

Payroll Deduction Gifts

If your employer offers payroll deduction gifts, you can designate Communities In Schools of Washington as a receiving organization. Our tax ID is 91-1541026.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Honor a loved one with a donation in their name. When you give through our online form (click the Donate button in the top right section of our site), you can designate an honoree for your gift.

Donate Stocks

Donating appreciated stock or mutual funds is a great way to make an impact. Please consult your tax advisor for the full benefits of donating appreciated stocks.

To make a stock gift, please let us know that you intend to donate by contacting Carina Raddatz, Development Director, at carina@ciswa.org or 253-248-1991 x122. Donation instructions, our brokerage information, and a sample transfer letter is included below:

Donate Your Time and Talent

Time is the most precious resource that we own, and we would love for you to donate a gift of time and talent by volunteering with us. We have multiple opportunities to volunteer at events such as our annual fundraiser and school supply drive. We are also looking for board members who want to grow our statewide community and who have a passion for youth, equity, and education.

For more information about volunteering and board membership, please contact carina@ciswa.org.

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy for future generations by making a gift through your will or trust.


Corporate, Foundation, and Community Giving

We offer multiple ways to partner with us through sponsorship of our annual fundraiser in March. Contact carina@ciswa.org for more information.

Employer Matching Gifts

Did you know that you could double your impact through a matching gift from your employer? Ask your employer’s HR team if they offer matching gifts.

Give While You Shop

Fred Meyer, Amazon Smile, Safeway and Goodsearch all have programs that allow you to donate a percentage of eligible purchases. You can designate Communities In Schools of Washington as your favorite receiving organization.


Contribute with Confidence

A donation to Communities In Schools is an investment in kids and an investment in your community. An economic impact study found that every $1 invested in Communities In Schools to help students stay in school creates $11.60 of economic benefit when these students graduate and contribute to their communities.

GuideStar platinum seal

Communities In Schools is also recognized nationally for financial stewardship by Guidestar, Charity NavigatorBetter Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance, Philanthropedia, Social Impact 100, and The Center for High Impact Philanthropy so you can be assured your donation is going to a proven and trusted organization.


Questions?

For more information about giving to the state office and the impact of your gift, please contact Carina Raddatz, Development Director, at 253.248.1991 x122 or carina@ciswa.org.

To donate directly to a local affiliate, please visit their website using the links at the foot of this page.