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Spring ISD Education Foundation

 

SHARE THE SPIRIT, BELIEVE IN SPRING KIDS.


Scholarships for Students

The Foundation awards scholarships to graduating seniors to help with the cost of higher education. Applicants must meet specific criteria to be considered for each scholarship. Read more about the scholarships offered by the Foundation »

Grants for Teachers

Grants support innovative classroom projects, proposed by teachers, for which traditional funding is not available. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $1 million in grants to Spring ISD teachers.

Ways to Give

All across the country, our Students, Classroom Teachers and Educational Systems are facing a support crisis. Although the worst nationwide recession since the Great Depression, seems to have passed, we are still seeing remnants of a “perfect storm” - events which can still result in countless school districts facing uncertain and unstable futures.

With your generous financial support, the Spring ISD Education Foundation can help both our students, and teachers regain stability, take control of their classrooms and create opportunities whereas all of our students will thrive.

Discover the many ways you can support the Foundation to help our students, and teachers reclaim the future they’ve always pictured for themselves, our children and their schools.

Support our efforts year round by making a recurring gift. You choose how much and how often you want to give— it's a simple and secure way to make a big impact.

Online contributions can be made monthly, quarterly, or annually. If you prefer, you may return the completed Spring ISD Education Foundation enrollment form or enroll online at www.give2springkids.org .

To update your existing recurring giving, contact us at www.give2springkids.org or call 281-891-6012. For security reasons, changes to your credit card information should be made by phone.

Your contributions will help Spring ISD students gain access to higher education and complete their degree or certificate

Ways to give to the Spring ISD Education Foundation

Charitable gift

GIFTS OF CASH

Gifts of cash are the most common and often the simplest to make. Checks should be made payable to the Spring ISD Education Foundation & Alumni Association). You may include a note specifying your intent to support a given endowment or scholarship program. Otherwise, your gift will be used wherever it is needed the most. If you ate a specific endowment area or general scholarship program, your gift may remain unrestricted, or it can be targeted for a particular purpose within that educational area.

  • General Gifts – Cash or credit card donations given at any time. These gifts may memorialize or honor family, friends and Spring ISD staff members.
  • Restricted Gifts – Donations restricted for a certain Foundation-supported program such as teacher grants or student scholarships.
  • Matching Gifts - A smart way to double or even triple the impact of your gift!
  • Knowing if your employer has a matching gift policy could potentially double or even triple the impact of your gift to Spring ISD Education Foundation. Several employers worldwide match the charitable contributions of their employees. To find out if your employer has a matching gift policy, check with your human resources or corporate philanthropy department.
  • Annual Fund Campaign – Gifts or pledges planned each year to support the Foundation in reaching the yearly fundraising goal.
  • In-kind Giving – Donations of services or goods. They are gifts intended for use in the form in which they are given. In-kind gifts afford you the opportunity to donate valuable items, property, or professional services to The Foundation. Examples include auction items for special events, office furniture, books, equipment, automobiles, real estate and services
  • Volunteering – Gifts of time and talent to help with special events, fundraisers, etc.

What to Give

Look below to learn more about the assets most commonly used to fund a gift.

Retirement Plan Assets

Do you have money saved in an employee retirement plan, IRA or tax-sheltered annuity? Each of these retirement plan assets contains income that has yet to be taxed. Your beneficiaries will owe the income tax at your death, totaling up to 35 percent, which may be reason enough to consider giving your loved ones less heavily taxed assets and leaving your retirement plan assets to charity instead.

Savings Bonds

There's more than one way to turn your savings bonds into a generous donation while reducing the tax liability generated by these secure investments.

Life Insurance

Most of us think of life insurance as protection, especially for our loved ones. But it is also a powerful tool you can use to champion our work far into the future. Here's what you need to know.

Life Insurance Death Benefits

Your need for life insurance changes as time passes, making way for a new opportunity for its use. If you no longer need the coverage to protect your loved ones, consider changing your policy's beneficiary to support our work.

Cash: How to Give It Anytime

Making a donation of cash is as simple as writing a check or authorizing a charge on your credit card. From your standpoint, your contribution is no fuss, no bother. Find out how the Foundation can put your contribution to work without delay.

Cash: How to Give It After Your Lifetime

Making a donation of cash is as simple as updating your will. From your standpoint, your bequest is no fuss, no bother. Find out how the Foundation can put your contribution to work without delay.

Securities: How to Give Them Anytime

Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving, once it has been held for more than one year. Making a gift of securities to us offers you the chance to help our organization while realizing many important benefits for yourself.

Securities: What You Can Give After Your Lifetime

Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving, once it has been held for more than one year. Making a gift of securities to us offers you the chance to help our organization while realizing many important benefits for yourself.

Real Estate: What You Can Give Now

Your property opens the door to a unique giving opportunity. From townhomes to farmland, many types of real estate assets can be donated to qualified charitable organizations like ours. You'll be helping a good cause, enjoying tax benefits and potentially setting up a lifetime stream of income.

Real Estate: What You Can Give After Your Lifetime

Your property opens the door to a unique giving opportunity. From townhomes to farmland, many types of real estate assets can be donated to qualified charitable organizations like ours. You'll be helping a good cause, enjoying tax benefits and potentially saving money for your heirs.

Closely Held Stock: How to Give Anytime

A donation of your closely held stock can be a fine way for you to make a sizable charitable contribution while realizing valuable tax benefits.

Closely Held Stock: Give After Your Lifetime

A donation of your closely held stock can be a fine way for you to make a sizable charitable contribution while possibly avoiding capital gains taxes.

Tangible Personal Property

Many items of tangible personal property make suitable charitable gifts. The available tax deduction depends on whether or not the organization that receives the property will use it in a way that is related to its tax-exempt purpose.

Additionally with both Estate Planning and Planned Giving, dedicated donors may leave a legacy with the Foundation:

Your Will protect assets and avoid distress with a well-planned estate.

Revocable Living Trusts fulfill your long-term financial goals with this special type of trust.

Living Wills A living will is your legal declaration of your personal wishes about extraordinary medical treatment in the event you become terminally ill or permanently unconscious.

Your Power of Attorney This written legal document lets an individual ate another person to act on his or her behalf, even in the event the individual becomes disabled or incapacitated.

To support our scholarship and endowment efforts, please contact a board member of the Foundation: Spring Independent School District | 16717 Ella Blvd. | Houston, Texas 77090 | Phone: (281) 891-6012 | Fax: (281) 891-6338

16717 Ella Blvd Houston, TX 77090

Tel: (281) 891-6012 Fax: (281) 891-6338 Email: info@give2springkids.org