Restricted Gifts allow donors to support an area that is personally meaningful to them. Gifts can be designated to a specific school, program or other area of interest. Examples include gifts given for an endowment, student scholarship, grant program, etc.
Memorial and Honorary Gifts honor someone special with a gift supporting the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation.
Many alumni and friends provide gifts in honor of or in memory of a loved one, former teacher, or fellow classmate. These gifts may be given for general Foundation purposes or restricted per the donor's wishes.
Matching Gifts are a way to multiply your generosity through your employer’s matching gift program. Many companies will also match gifts made by retired employees, directors and spouses. Contact your human resources office to find out if your company has a matching gift policy.
Stock Gifts support our Aberdeen Public Schools simply and quickly with gifts of appreciated stocks and mutual funds.
Non-Cash Gifts, such as such as pledges, gifts-in-kind and real estate, are accepted by the APS Foundation.
Endowments are the bedrock of the APS Foundation’s private support. Endowed gifts are those given to the Foundation that remain in perpetuity because only the income earned on the principal sum is awarded. Endowed gifts help provide for the future strength and sustainability of our Aberdeen Public Schools.
Scholarships are one of Aberdeen Public School students’ greatest needs. Donors can choose to donate to an existing scholarship or create a named scholarship of their own. Many of our students rely on financial aid for their post-secondary education, and more scholarships are always needed.
Planned Gifts are carefully designed to help you meet your philanthropic and financial goals.