Ways of Giving
There are many ways to support Barrack Hebrew Academy, each with different potential tax benefits. Gifts may be tailored to express the donors' interests and financial situation.
Make your gift to Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy online with Visa or MasterCard. Making a gift to Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy via the Internet is safe, fast and easy. With our secure server all data on this form is securely submitted online.
Most donors find that a personal check is the easiest way to make a gift. These donations are fully tax-deductible and have an immediate impact upon the program for which the funds are allocated.
Checks should be made payable to "Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy" and mailed
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Another immediate way for donors to contribute is through a credit card gift. These gifts can be made by calling Debi Ricci in the Development Office at 610-922-2330 or completing our online payment form with the appropriate information. Barrack Hebrew Academy accepts Visa or MasterCard. Remember airline miles!
Double your gift! Many employers offer a matching gift program to encourage employees, retirees and their family members to support nonprofit organizations. Specific details about your matching gift program can be obtained through the Development Office, or the Human Resource office at your work place.
Donations of technology, equipment, furniture and other items relevant to our educational program and in good condition are welcome. The donor, through appraisal or record of purchase, determines gift value. If the in-kind gift is of direct and immediate use to Barrack Hebrew Academy in fulfilling its mission (such as new computer equipment for instructional use), a donor may deduct the full fair market value.
Gifts of stocks or mutual fund shares provide immediate support to the school. Donors may realize substantial tax savings by transferring appreciated stock or securities to the school prior to the sale. Capital gains on the amount of appreciation may be avoided, and the donors receive a tax deduction based on the fair market value of the stock or property at the time of the gift. For more information please call Alex Stroker, Chief Operations and Development Officer, at 610-922-2322 or email@example.com.
A number of planned gift vehicles exist for donors to make gifts to Barrack Hebrew Academy over time. Some of these include gifts of life insurance, bequests, remainder trusts and other annuities. Many unique and beneficial tax advantages can be gained through these gifts. Planned giving allows almost any individual to provide a gift to Barrack Hebrew Academy while carrying out his or her own financial goals. Through planned giving, donors may find that they are able to make a more generous gift to Barrack Hebrew Academy while receiving financial benefits such as increased current income, tax savings, avoidance of capital gains tax, and reduced estate settlement costs. For more information contact Alex Stroker, Chief Operations and Development Officer, at 610-922-2322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts of real estate including personal residences, vacation homes, commercial properties, farms, and unimproved land may provide exceptional tax benefits for the donors while providing support for the school. Similar to the situation with appreciated stock and securities, if the ownership of the unencumbered real estate is transferred to Barrack Hebrew Academy prior to its sale, the donor will likely avoid the capital gains tax associated with that appreciation.
A major gift to Barrack Hebrew Academy may be funded with a new or old life insurance policy at a relatively small cost. There are many ways in which life insurance policies can be used to make a contribution, all of which provide tax deductions and may enable donors to make a larger gift than otherwise possible.
A valid, updated will is the cornerstone of an effective estate plan, and a bequest is a provision in your will to make a gift to the future of Barrack Hebrew Academy. Please notify the school if you have already included or plan to include the school in your estate plans.
Thank you for considering a gift to Barrack Hebrew Academy! Every gift made to Barrack Hebrew Academy is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. As you consider your year-end tax planning, we hope you will consider Barrack Hebrew Academy. Your year-end gift can significantly reduce your income taxes, while providing meaningful support for the school. For questions or more information, contact Alex Stroker, Chief Operations and Development Officer, at 610-922-2322 or email@example.com.