Ways of Giving

All gifts, large and small, make a difference in sustaining the education and community at Friends School of Portland. There are many different ways to make a gift. All gifts are tax- deductible. Friends School of Portland is a Maine nonprofit organization, and has received Internal Revenue Service recognition as an organization qualifying under sections 501(c)(3) and 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our EIN: 20-3299655

Cash, Check, or Credit Card

We welcome gifts by cash, check, or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Friends School of Portland and sent directly to the Development Office. Credit card gifts may be made by donating through our online giving here.

Make a one-time or monthly tax-deductible donation via PayPal

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs to their employees as part of their benefits package. Please contact your Human Resources Office to learn more about your company’s matching gift policy.

Stock Gifts

A gift of stock or appreciated securities can offer greater tax savings than a cash gift. A DTC transfer of stock is easiest. Friends School of Portland maintains an account with TD Ameritrade. If your security is held in a brokerage account, your stockbroker will be able to transfer stock electronically from your account to the school’s account.

DTC routing number: 0188 (TD Ameritrade)

Account number: 866432849

Donor identity is not shared when a transfer is made. Please notify Brooke Burkett, Development Coordinator, by email or phone, brooke@friendsschoolofportland.org or 207-558-6214, of your stock transfer.

Planned Giving

A planned gift can provide significant opportunities for future students. If you are interested in including Friends School of Portland in your estate plans and the Barbie Potter Legacy Circle, please contact Brooke Burkett, Development Coordinator, brooke@friendsschoolofportland.org or 207-558-6214.

Shop and Support Friends

A simple way to give every day! Sign up for Amazon Smile and .5% of all purchases go to support our school.

Pick up CLYNK bags and tags in the Main Office and support FSP while recycling!  Or donate directly through your CLYNK account to Friends School of Portland (Hannaford Community Cash Partner).

FSP collects Box Tops for Education.  Each "box top" is worth 10 cents.  You can bring yours to FSP, if you live locally, or send them in the mail if you live farther away.