Ways of Giving

Harbor Country Day School is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization as recognized by the IRS; donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. To receive a current year tax deduction for your gift, it must be received by December 31st.

Cash/Check

Checks should be made payable to Harbor Country Day School, and mailed to:

Harbor Country Day School
Advancement Office
17 Three Sisters Road
Saint James, New York 11780


Donations may also be brought in to the school office.

Credit Card by Mail or Phone

If you would like to make a gift to Harbor Country Day School using your credit card please contact the Advancement Office at (631) 584-5555 or click on the Online Giving link to get started; this brings you to a secure payment gateway.

Donations to the Harbor Fund can also be made by credit card: VISA, MasterCard or American Express. If you would like to Simply check off the appropriate box on the Harbor Fund envelope, fill in the complete credit card information and mail to the Advancement Office.

Gifts by credit card can be made in one payment or charged in installments.

Giving Levels

Founders' Circle
$20,000 or more

1958 Society
$15,000 - $19,999

Trustee Society
$10,000 - $14,999

Head of School Society
$5,000 - $9,999

Harbor Benefactor
$2,500 - $4,999

Anchor Society
$1,000 - $2,499

Harbor Hawks Club
$500 - $999

Three Sisters Club
$250 - $499

Green and White Club
$1 - $249

Honorary and Memorial Gifts

If you wish to honor or memorialize a loved one or another individual with your gift to the school, indicate the name of person you wish to honor or remember when making your gift. A receipt will be sent to you for the gift, and the honoree or family of the memorialized individual will be notified of your donation.

Matching Gifts

Many employers are willing to match donations to Harbor Country Day School; a matching gift by an employer increases the impact of your gift. If your employer or your spouse's employer has a matching gift program, please indicate on the Harbor Fund envelope when making your gift. You may enclose the employer's matching gift form with your gift, or you can ask the employer's Human Resources Department for more information.

Online

Making an online gift to Harbor Country Day School is easy. Simply click on the Online Giving link to get started; this brings you to a secure payment gateway. Once there, fill in the easy to follow form. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Your generous gift will be acknowledged electronically and later, you will receive a written acknowledgement from the school for tax purposes.

Pledges

If you would like to make a gift to Harbor Country Day School but are not in a position to do so right now, please contact the Advancement Office at (631) 584-5555 to phone in a pledge. If possible, indicate when you plan on making your gift to Harbor, and a friendly reminder will be sent to you.

If you are pledging to the Harbor Fund, you may also mail in your pledge to the Advancement Office at the address below in a Harbor Fund envelope. Harbor Fund pledges for the current campaign year must be paid by June 30th, but the sooner the gift is made, the sooner the donation goes to work for the school.

Harbor Country Day School
Advancement Office
17 Three Sisters Road
Saint James, New York 11780

Donations may also be brought in to the school office.

Securities/Stock

A gift of securities or stock is an alternative to a cash gift to Harbor. It provides for an income tax deduction for the giver equal to the fair market value of the securities/stock at the date of transfer. Gifts of appreciated securities can provide great advantages.

Please contact the Advancement Office at (631) 584-5555 for information needed to initiate the transfer or for more information.

A Week in Pictures

Quote of the Day

"I just want to tell you we've had a great year. The teachers are so creative and he's learned so naturally. I've loved our preschool here. They've really cemented his love of learning. That's part of his personality but also, that's what they've fostered here."

—Current Parent

Quote of the Day

As I dropped my kids off this morning and proceeded to take a flight, I never had a moment's pause about leaving them in the care of the school while I was beyond their reach. That kind of trust is priceless.

—Current Parent

Quote of the Day

"Harbor Country Day is all about educating the whole child with teachers and staff who care, small classes that stimulate thought, and a community focused on children's character and leadership development."

—Parent

Quote of the Day

"Students are nurtured as they move through our school,allowing them to feel safe and supported by our staff. As a result, they not only gain the mastery of the basic skills presented in our challenging core and co-curricular offerings, but are also enabled to think creatively and work collaboratively to effectively solve problems that come their way- skills essential for success in the 21st century."

—Mr. Joe Ferber, Former Interim Head of School

Quote of the Day

"The field trips, class sizes, curriculum and mentoring nature of the community, forged for me a foundation that I rely on today and every day. Some of the best things in my life have come from my Harbor experience."

—Andrew, Alumnus

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