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Ways to Give

Explore a variety of ways you can help support this school and allow us to keep growing, improving and providing the best possible educational experience for our students.

Many employers sponsor Matching Gift programs to enhance charitable contributions made by their employees. By taking advantage of a company's matching gift benefit, you may be able to double or even triple the amount of a contribution.

Some companies also match volunteer hours for company employees or gifts from spouses, retirees or board members.

​Some matching gift companies:

  • Amoco Foundation, Inc.     
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation     
  • Bank of America Corporation     
  • Baker Hughes     
  • BMC     
  • BP     
  • Chevron Companies     
  • Conoco Phillips Company     
  • Cooper Industries, Inc.     
  • Duke Energy Corporation     
  • Entergy Services, Inc.     
  • FMC Technologies, Inc.      
  • Hess Corporation     
  • IBM     
  • Halliburton Foundation, Inc.      
  • Hewlett Packard Company     
  • Mobil Foundation, Inc.     
  • Shell Oil Foundation     
  • State Farm     
  • Texas Instruments     
  • Wells Fargo     

Make a generous contribution to The Banff School without reducing your current income by including the school in your will or living trust.

The Banff School as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, and combine charitable objectives with tax advantages. As tax laws regarding gifts of life insurance policies are complex, please contact your insurance provider for more information.

Consider using the assets held in an IRA or other retirement plan to make a significant contribution to The Banff School. By designating a tax exempt entity as a beneficiary, you can help save your loved ones' costly income and estate taxes.

Utilize this philanthropic vehicle to provide substantial support to The Banff School now, and later pass assets on to heirs with a minimum of gift or estate taxes. The benefits of a charitable lead trust, including possible estate tax, gift tax, and income tax benefits will vary depending on your financial situation.

Take advantage of a charitable remainder trust to fulfill your giving needs while receiving income for you and those you love.

Always consult with a professional financial advisor before making these types of gifts.