Manhattan Country School relies heavily on the generosity of parents, alumni, friends, corporations and private foundations to meet immediate and long-term expenses. We welcome contributions in a variety of forms.
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, all outright gifts of cash or stock made to Manhattan Country School are 100 percent tax deductible to the extent provided by law. If you have questions about any of the donation options below, please contact Director of Advancement Princess Lyles at (212) 348-0952 ext. 283.
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, please contact your employee benefits department. If your company does offer a matching gift opportunity, please fill out the company form and send it to:
Manhattan Country School Attn. Advancement Office 150 W. 85th St. New York, NY 10024
You can support MCS by either designating the school to receive estate assets in the future or by making immediate gifts of assets to us. ● Gifts from Your Will or Trust ● Gifts from a Retirement Plan To learn more about planned giving, please email Director of Advancement Akemi Kochiyama or contact her at (212) 348-0952 ext. 283.
The tax benefits of making a gift of appreciated securities held for more than a year is two-fold:
Avoid capital-gains taxes
Receive a charitable deduction for the transferred stock’s full market value
For proper credit, please contact Akemi Kochiyama and indicate the name of the stock you are giving, the number of shares, and to what fund you would like to give (e.g. The MCS Fund, The Expanding Purpose Campaign, etc.).
Broker: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Financial Consulting Team
Phone: 800-392-5749 Depository Trust Company (DTC) #: 0352 Account #: 74092484 Manhattan Country School Tax ID: 13-2546971
PLEASE NOTE: Transfers to our broker do not include the name of the donor. For proper credit and acknowledgement, please provide the Director of Advancement, Akemi Kochiyama, with the name of the stock(s) transferred, the number of shares, and how you would like the gift allocated (e.g. in support of MCS Fund/General Operating, Capital, etc).
MCS is a designated beneficiary of the United Way. If your employer encourages United Way campaign participation, you may write “Manhattan Country School” as the intended beneficiary. For more information on the United Way, visit liveunited.org.
The Annual Fund supports unrestricted operating expenses (including staff salaries and benefits) and is critical to helping us meet our annual budget. Upon receipt, contributions to the Annual Fund are used immediately to meet support general operating expenses.
Manhattan Country School has a mission based commitment to equity, social and environmental justice and to providing a high quality progressive education to the broadest range of students. Learn why this matters to MCS students, faculty, administrators and parents in this video.