Ways to Give
The Annual Fund Campaign is our major fundraising event. Each year we establish a fundraising goal based on our actual budget. We aim to achieve one hundred percent participation from all our stakeholders, including parents, board members, and staff. Funds raised through the Annual Fund Campaign are used to support operating expenses, financial aid awards, and capital expenditures, including purchases of laptops, books, musical instruments, and instructional materials. The Annual Campaign begins in November of each year, but gifts are welcome at any time.
We can accept donations through the PayPal link below, or by gifts of checks or securities as outlined below. PayPal is a web-based application used for the secure transfer of funds between member accounts. PayPal relies on the existing infrastructure used by financial institutions and credit card companies to facilitate the exchange of funds.
Gifts by check should be made payable to ASMS and directed to the attention of Kim Frock. They should be sent to the school's mailing address at:
The Alternative School for Math & Science
P.O. Box 114
Corning, N.Y. 14830
Gifts of Securities
ASMS is able to accept gifts of appreciated stock or mutual funds through its account at Merrill Lynch. Transfer instructions may be obtained by contacting our financial advisor:
Cornfield Group, Merrill Lynch
23 West Market Street, Suite 101
Corning, N.Y. 14830
Please notify Kim Frock at email@example.com of all gifts of securities on or before the transfer date.
ASMS is recognized as a non-profit accredited school that qualifies for matching gifts by corporate foundations. ASMS receives substantial funding from matching gift programs each year, for which we are greatly appreciative. Matching gift forms may be sent with your donation or directed to Kim Frock at the school's mailing address.
Tax Deductibility of Gifts
ASMS is a NYS Education Corporation with an absolute charter from the University of the State of New York Education Department. It has been granted 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service. All gifts to ASMS are deductible for federal and NYS income tax in the year the gift is made.