Give to Tower Hill

Tower Hill School is a great place to be!
At Tower Hill, there are more reasons than ever to show your support and give to the Tower Hill Annual Fund.
Since 1919 Tower Hill students have enjoyed the strongest teachers, the most challenging curriculum and the best facilities in the region. As we start our 100th school year, our sense of pride for our school has grown ever stronger.
Financial sustainability is necessary for all independent schools today. Each year we reach out to our alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends to seek support for the Annual Fund.  The Annual Fund is a critical component of Tower Hill School’s operating budget from July 1 – June 30, and each gift helps ensure that we continue the levels of excellence for our students and faculty in academic exploration, artistic expression, athletic achievement and service learning. All gifts of all sizes are appreciated.
Thank you for ensuring that the feeling of excitement, energy, and joy that Tower Hill students experience every day at the school continues for years to come.

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  • Cash Gifts

    Most gifts to Tower Hill School are in the form of cash, the most convenient way of giving.
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  • Tax-Free IRA Rollover

    The government has permanently extended the tax-free IRA Rollover. If you are 70 and one-half years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Tower Hill and receive tax benefits in return.
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  • Recurring Gifts

    Did you know that you can set up automatic monthly giving to Tower Hill with your credit card? Automatic monthly gifts or recurring gifts are very much appreciated and save Tower Hill paper, postage and other overhead costs.
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  • Appreciated Securities

    Avoid capital gains tax on securities held long term and receive an income tax dedution equal to the fair market value on the date of received by Tower Hill. Electronic transfer is the preferred method for stock transfer.
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  • Depreciated Securities

    If you hold depreciated securities, consider selling the shares and donating the sale proceeds. The gift of cash is then deductible, and the capital loss can help offset capital gains you may have in the current year or be carried over into future years.
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  • Life Income Gifts

    Gifts of appreciated property can generate income for you with positive tax benefits.
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  • Bequests

    Every member of the Tower Hill community should have an up-to-date will. We hope you will consider Tower Hill as one of your beneficiaries.
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  • Life Insurance

    Should you have a life insurance policy that has outlived its original purposes, you might consider putting the money to work for Tower Hill.
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  • Matching Gifts

    Contact Human Resources to find out if your company will double or even triple your donation to Tower Hill. More than 500 companies match gifts to independent schools.
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  • Gifts-in-Kind

    Artwork, antiques, computer equipment, books, tickets for theatrical and sporting events, and valued collections currently qualify for charitable deductions when their use relates to the education Tower Hill provides.
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Giving Overview

Donations to the Tower Hill Annual Fund help support the operating budget. All gifts to Tower Hill School are tax deductible.

Leadership Gift Circles:
Multa Bene Facta Circle - $25,000+
Founders’ Circle - $15,000+
Tower Hill Fellow - $10,000+
Trustees’ Circle - $5,000+
St. Amour Society - $2,500+
1919 Society - $1,919+
Head of School’s Circle - $1,000+

Other Giving Circle Opportunities: 
Benefactors' Circle
Forever Green Circle
Loyal Hillers' Circle      
Up to $99

Gifts may be made by cash, check (payable to Tower Hill School), MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover, or securities and mailed to:

Tower Hill School 
Advancement Office
2813 West 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

Call 302-657-8353 for more information.