Make a Monetary 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.
Give Through a Donor Advised Fund
If you have a donor advised fund (DAF) you can recommend a gift to us. Follow your fund’s process to recommend a gift either through your fund’s online portal or by working with your fund adviser.
Information Needed to Make a Donor Advised Fund Gift
- Our Legal Name: Communities In Schools of Washington State
- Tax ID: 91-1541026
- Mailing Address: 1010 S. 336th Street, Suite 205, Federal Way, WA 98003
- Desired amount of gift and purpose of the gift
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.
Leave a legacy for future generations by making a gift through your will or trust.
Give Time, Talent, and In-Kind
Become a Board Member
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 are 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Donation instructions, our brokerage information, and a sample transfer letter is included below:
Corporate, Foundation, and Community Giving
Become a Sponsor
We offer multiple ways to partner with us through sponsorship of our annual fundraiser in March.
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, 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.
The Impact of Your Gift
Where Your Donation Goes
Every gift you make supports our work to connect students with resources for success and community for life. Funds stewarded by our organization go towards the following:
88% Program Expenses
We empower our local affiliates to support the most students possible with the most effective services.
5% Fundraising Expenses
It costs an average of $1 for us to raise $20.
7% Core Administration
Essential costs to run our day-to-day operations.
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.
Communities In Schools is also recognized nationally for financial stewardship by Guidestar, Charity Navigator, Better 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.