There are many ways to give to Notre Dame High School and every gift is appreciated!

We invite you to partner with us by making a gift to Notre Dame. Every gift is appreciated and makes a difference to the young women who benefit from your generosity. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Tax ID# 94-1275235   

The 1851 Legacy Society has been named in honor of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur who founded Notre Dame High School San Jose in 1851. It recognizes and honors donors who have designated bequest commitments or life income gifts to Notre Dame and those who have established named endowment funds.

Leaving a legacy gift to Notre Dame as part of your planned giving will ensure a strong foundation for our mission of educating young women through the 21st Century and beyond. There are numerous planning giving options and we recommend that you talk to your legal and/or financial advisors.  Contact Leah Schnoor, executive director of advancement if you have questions. You can reach her via email at lschnoor@ndsj.org

Donating a highly appreciated asset may allow you to avoid a significant portion of your tax liability while still receiving a charitable deduction. The gift of an appreciated asset is also a powerful way to support the mission of Notre Dame San Jose.

How Stock Donations Benefit You.

  • A federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize
  • Deduct the full fair market value if you’ve held the stock for at least one year
  • Use your deduction up to 30% of your adjusted gross income; carry any unused deduction forward for up to five additional years
  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on all stock donated to Notre Dame High School

How Can I Make a Gift of Appreciated Securities to Notre Dame San Jose? 

The following information can assist your stock broker or bank in the transfer and delivery of securities:

For donations to Tuition Assistance 
Security Deposit
Morgan Stanley DTC: 0015
Account: 814-017750
Account Name: Notre Dame High School San Jose

For donations to the Endowment 
Security Deposit
Morgan Stanley DTC: 0015
Account: 814-015848
Account Name: Notre Dame High School San Jose
 
For donations to the Annual Fund 
Security Deposit
Morgan Stanley DTC: 0015
Account: 814-017749
Account Name: Notre Dame High School San Jose

If you hold the physical securities, you can directly mail or hand deliver the certificate(s) without any endorsement or assignment to:

Notre Dame High School
Attn: Development Department
596 South Second Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Please enclose a letter stating the purpose of your gift. And in a separate envelope, please include a signed stock power form for each gift.  Please note: that except for your signature exactly as your name appears on the stock certificate, the stock power form should be blank. You may obtain a stock power form from your banker or broker.

Please notify us of all stock or securities gifts. A transfer document only gives the name of the stock and the value per stock. It can take months to discover the name of the donor who actually made the stock gift unless we hear from you first.

  • Notify us by e-mail –  lschnoor@ndsj.org   
  • Notify us by phone – (408) 294-1113 ext. 2181
  • Notify us by mail – see above

If you have any questions about giving stock, please call the Advancement Office at (408) 294-1113 ext. 2125, from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. You may also email Leah Schnoor at  lschnoor@ndsj.org

Your employer may also match your gifts, thereby doubling your support for the young women at Notre Dame High School. Through a corporate matching gifts program at your work place you can make your gift go twice as far. Some companies will also match gifts made by retirees and spouses of employees and even volunteer hours.

Contact your personnel or human resources department and fill out the matching gifts form used to initiate a match. For questions or to notify us of your intent to match your gift, please contact the development office at donate@ndsj.org

Vehicle Donation – Notre Dame will accept vehicles. To donate, please fill out this form.

We are pleased to receive gifts of goods or services that may provide a budgetary savings to the school or fulfill a particular departmental need.  Document your donation via our In-Kind Donation form.

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