How to Give

Gifts of Cash & Check
Cash donations are the most common form of support given to Graland. Please make checks payable to Graland Country Day School with “Development Office” in the memo line and send to:
 
Graland Country Day School
55 Clermont Street
Denver, CO 80220
 
Gifts by Credit Card
Please use our secure online form or call Angela May in the Development Office at 303-336-3728 and complete your transaction over the phone.
 
Stocks or Securities
A gift of stocks or securities is eligible for charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the gift without capital gains tax on appreciated stock. Please contact Kristin Eklund '88 Weber in the Development Office (303-336-3623) to share your interest in making a contribution of stock or securities and to receive instructions for the gift transfer.
 
Corporate Matching Gifts
Many corporations offer matching gift programs for employees and their families. A matching gift can often double or triple the impact of your gift, and all matching funds are credited to you, the donor, with regard to Giving Levels. Please click to find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

Pledges
To pledge a gift to the 2018-19 Annual Fund, contact Angela May in the Development Office (303-336-3728) or complete the online form. Your pledge will be recorded and acknowledged upon receipt. Pledges must be fulfilled by June 30, 2019, the end of Graland’s fiscal year.

Colorado Childcare Contribution Tax Credit (CCCTC) - gifts of $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund or the school endowment earmarked for the McCaffrey Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) may be eligible for a 50% Colorado state income tax credit. Please consult your tax advisor to learn more about how this tax credit could affect you personally for the 2018 tax year. Click here for more information.
 
Memorials and Honors
A gift in honor of a classmate, teacher, parent or friend is a thoughtful way to recognize a special relationship. When you make such a gift, the Development Office will notify the family or honoree and acknowledge your giving in the Graland Annual Report. Please donate online or send to the address listed above.

IRA Charitable Rollover
If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Graland and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified non-profit organization such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money. Click here for more information. 

Montem Society for Planned Giving
Established in 1997 and honoring the school’s motto Ascende Omnem Montem, the Montem Society recognizes individuals who have demonstrated their belief and trust in Graland and its mission through a planned or deferred gift. A planned or deferred gift, such as a bequest, is a way for donors to leave a lasting legacy to Graland and its future generations. To discuss potential tax benefits and to learn more, please contact Kristin Eklund '88 Weber in the Development Office (303-398-3623).

Major Gifts
Major gifts provide essential funds to Graland. Major gifts include endowed funds for faculty compensation, financial aid, and professional development, campus infrastructure, as well as funds for current projects and operational needs. To learn more about Graland's current priorities, please contact Kristin Eklund '88 Weber in the Development Office (303-398-3623).
 
Endowment Giving
Established in 1993, Graland's endowment provides significant, stable and sustainable funding to support the school's annual operating budget and to minimize tuition increases. Each year, Graland benefits from a distribution made annually from interest earned on a number of donor-established funds. If you are interested in creating a legacy for Graland through endowment giving please contact Kristin Eklund '88 Weber in the Development Office (303-398-3623).

Gifts of Time
Alumni can contact Kristin Eklund '88 Weber for more information. To become an Annual Fund volunteer, parents, grandparents, parents of alumni and former trustees are welcome to also contact Jessica Goski

Graland Country Day School

55 CLERMONT STREET    DENVER, CO 80220    303.399.0390   
Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.