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Other Ways to Donate

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Our Tax ID number: 13-3541913
  • Donate by phone
  • Donate with a check
  • Donate with stock
  • Donate with wire or electronic transfer
  • Donate through employee matching
  • Donate shareholdings through ShareGift USA

Please call us at 1-800-832-1230, ext. 8GIVE (84483), Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM EST. If we are not available, please leave a detailed message and we will return your call within one business day.

 
Please make checks payable to "Teach For America" and send to:
 
Teach For America, Inc – Donations
PO Box 398305
San Francisco, CA 94139-8305

Please let us know if there’s a region or program area you would like to support by enclosing a letter with your name, address, phone number, email address, donation amount, and gift designation so we can show our gratitude for your support. If no area is specified, your donation will be directed where it’s needed most.

Please follow this two-step process to complete a stock transfer electronically or by mail: 

  1. Complete our Stock Transfer Form. This will notify us that you intend to donate a stock.
  • Please note: Your contact information and special instructions for your gift are not directly forwarded by your bank. The Stock Transfer Form allows us to thank you for your generous support and direct your gift appropriately. If you prefer, you can instead email us or call 212-279-2080 ext. 8Give, to provide this information. 
  1. Initiate the stock transfer electronically or by mail with your brokerage firm. Our brokerage information will be provided once you complete the Stock Transfer Form. 

    Stock will be valued by taking the average of the high and low prices on the date of the transfer.

Please follow this two-step process to complete a wire or electronic transfer: 

  1. Complete our Wire Transfer Form. This will notify us that you intend to transfer a donation to our account.
  • Please note: Your contact information and special instructions for your gift are not directly forwarded by your bank. The Wire Transfer Form allows us to thank you for your generous support and direct your gift appropriately. If you prefer, you can instead email us or call 212-279-2080 ext. 8Give, to provide this information. 
  1. Initiate the transfer with your bank. Our banking information will be provided once you complete the Wire Transfer Form.
Want to double the impact of your gift? Many employers will match donations made by their employees.
 
 
Donate small or odd-lot shareholdings as you clean your portfolio through ShareGift, a nonprofit organization that sells these shares and sends the proceeds to Teach For America as your tax-deductible contribution.
 
Step 1 of 2:
Contact us at donations@teachforamerica.org or 212-279-2080, ext. 84483 for a donation form, which you will complete and send directly to ShareGift.
 
Step 2 of 2:
Using the donation form, have your asset manager transfer the shares to: Merrill Lynch, DTC #5198, for the account ShareGift USA, Account #2SD-07397

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