Ways To Donate
Our 2020-21 commitment is $4.3 million to our TK-12 students.
Our suggested donation amount is $1,300 per TK-8 student, $1,000 per Acalanes student; however, we are grateful for any gift that is meaningful to your family.
You may also champion your child's education at a higher level by...
Joining the LEADERS CIRCLE by increasing each child's contribution by $200 for a total of $1,500 per child TK-8th or $1,200 per student at Acalanes
WAYS TO DONATE:
Credit Card or Check: donate to LPIE in one lump-sum, monthly payments, or automatic recurring payments until we are directed to stop. Donate online or by mailing a check to P.O. Box 923, Lafayette, CA 94549.
Corporate Matching Gift: Many employers will match your gift dollar-for-dollar- it’s a no-cost way to increase your gift’s impact. Click here for more information. Check with your company’s HR department or visit doublethedonation.com/LPIE for more information.
Payroll Deduction: Earmark LPIE to receive some or all of your donation on your donor option card.
Business Partner: Arrange for your business or employer to contribute. Consider the various benefits of being an LPIE Business Partner. Click here to find out more.
Donor Advised Funds: LPIE is a registered 501c3 Nonprofit Organization, tax ID 94-2699518, and accepts contributions from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF). Please be sure to notify our office from which organization to expect the donation.
Stock: Did you know that you can use shares of appreciated stock for your LPIE donations? Stock donations leave cash in your wallet and provide a more efficient way to dispose of shares, avoiding taxation on capital gains and allowing the full value of the shares to benefit LPIE. With market returns in 2020 heavily concentrated in a handful of large stocks, a stock donation can be part of your year-end portfolio rebalancing strategy. Click here for more information and stock donation instructions.
CARES Act: passed in 2020 and provides some additional potential benefits to LPIE donors, especially for those over 70 1/2. Click here to learn more.
Memorial Gift: Memorialize a friend or loved one with a meaningful contribution that helps build our community’s future.
Honor a Friend or Relative: Recognize a special occasion or a job well done. Grandparents: Consider honoring your grandchild with a gift to LPIE. We’ll acknowledge your thoughtfulness with a card to the honoree.
In-Kind Donations/Special Events: Contribute an item or service to an auction, join in event planning, or just come and enjoy! Keep your eyes open for news about upcoming events on our website, our Facebook page, and banners around town. To submit an in-kind donation click here.
Estate Planning: Through a charitable remainder trust or a traditional bequest to our endowment, your contribution will work for years to come. Call our office at 925-299-1644 for more information.
Shop ‘Til You Drop: Register your credit and grocery cards at escrip.com and a percentage of your purchases will go to LPIE. LPIE’s eScrip account is 0137956566. Click here to register.
Donate Your Car, Truck, Boat, RV or Motorcycle: For more information contact Car Donation Services at 1-888-686-4483 or click here to donate directly.
Amazon Smile: Support LPIE every time you shop, at no cost to you. On your first visit to smile.amazon.com select Lafayette Partners in Education as your charitable organization, and 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases will be donated to LPIE.