How to Give
The generosity of alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends enhances student and faculty lives on a daily basis. There are several ways to make a gift to McDonogh School, whether your gift is for The McDonogh Fund or for campaign initiatives. Gifts of all sizes and all forms are invaluable to McDonogh. Many gifts have substantial tax benefits for the donor. If you would like to make a gift to McDonogh or have any questions, please contact Brad Shelley, Director of Institutional Advancement, at
443-544-7041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The majority of gifts that McDonogh receives each year are unrestricted and easily transferable gifts, such as cash or marketable securities.
A cash gift by check is the simplest way to to make a donation. Send your check made payable to McDonogh School to the Development Office, McDonogh School, 8600 McDonogh Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117-0380.
You can charge your contribution online to your MasterCard, Visa, or American Express by clicking here or by calling 410-581-4769. Credit card gifts are an easy and convenient way to contribute to McDonogh.
In making a gift of appreciated securities, such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, donors can make sizable contributions to McDonogh and simultaneously derive practical financial advantages. Donors who have experienced growth in their investments are in an excellent position to donate appreciated securities to the school. For more information, contact Meghan McDade, Associate Director of Development, by clicking here or by calling 443-544-7051. You may also view our Wire and Stock instructions here.
Real estate, such as a vacation home, an undeveloped lot, or commercial property, can be an excellent way to make a gift of substantial size to McDonogh. For more information about gifts of real estate, contact Barry Rollins, Director of Gift Planning, by clicking here or by calling 443-544-7053.
Each year, many companies match the outright gifts that their employees make to McDonogh. Visit the Matching Gift Company Search page to learn if your employer matches charitable gifts.
Planned gifts are arranged through estate plans, trusts, or other deferred giving methods such as gift annuities and IRAs. Included in the final accounting of The McDonogh Forever Campaign will be any planned gift to McDonogh by those who are age 70 and older at the time of the gift intention. For more information about gifts of real estate, contact Barry Rollins, Director of Gift Planning, by clicking here or by calling 443-544-7053.