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Ways to Support

The Annual Fund provides unrestricted funds to allow for flexibility and innovation. The fund supports our integrated academic-therapeutic programs that are essential for our students and families and allows Gillen Brewer to launch new programs and therapies. Your investment in our community allows our students, teachers, and staff the resources they need to thrive in a dynamic and flexible environment. Gillen Brewer launces the Annual Fund campaign every November, aiming to have 100% parent participation. 

Gifts of cash

Personal checks and credit card payments are two of the most popular ways to make a gift to Gillen Brewer. Checks should be made payable to Gillen Brewer School and mailed to: Gillen Brewer School 410 East 92nd Street New York, New York 10128. Credit card gifts can be made online, or by calling the Development Office at (212) 831-3667 x216.

Matching gifts

Many companies match their employees’ charitable contributions. For example, if you donate $1,000 to Gillen Brewer School, your employer may be willing to match your generosity – and you’ll be credited with a $2,000 gift. Some companies will double and even triple contributions made by employees and their spouses to nonprofit organizations. You can obtain information and the necessary forms from your employer and forward these to Gillen Brewer with your gift.




What are some ways I can support Gillen Brewer School financially?


Answer: Gillen Brewer School offers several options for you to contribute financially:

  • Make a one-time donation: You can donate any amount online or by mail to support the school's general fund or a specific program.
  • Matching Gifts: Check with your employer if they offer matching gift programs that can double or triple your donation.
  • Planned Giving: Explore options like donating appreciated stock or including Gillen Brewer School in your will to make a lasting impact.
  • Shop and Donate: Use AmazonSmile or shop at select retailers where a portion of your purchase benefits Gillen Brewer School.

How will my donation be used by Gillen Brewer School?


Answer: Donations directly support the essential and unique programs at Gillen Brewer School. Your contribution could help fund:

  • Specialized therapy services for students, including speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and counseling.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology to enhance the learning environment.
  • Competitive salaries and professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  • Financial aid programs to ensure students from all backgrounds can access Gillen Brewer's programs.


Are there any tax benefits for donating to Gillen Brewer School?


Answer: Donations to Gillen Brewer School, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, may be tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. It's best to consult with your tax advisor to determine your specific situation.

Gifts of securities

Gifts of appreciated stock provide an opportunity to benefit the school with significant tax advantages for you. Since the cost of the stock is lower than the actual gift amount, you can avoid paying a capital gains tax on the stock’s increase in value. You can also claim an income tax deduction for the full market value of the stock at the time of contribution. For instructions on transferring securities, contact the development office.

Planned Giving

As GBS builds for a strong future, we understand the importance of bequests, gifts of life insurance, and deferred gifts in fostering the school’s long-term health and vitality. We also understand the importance of working with our generous donors to help them achieve their charitable goals. Through planned giving, donors can give more than would otherwise be possible and enjoy additional tax benefits and, in some cases, income for life. Please contact the development office for more information.

Shop and Earn Programs

A portion of the proceeds from purchases made at Target, Amazon, Land’s End, Givenik and more can benefit the school. Learn more about ways to support GBS while you shop. Shop Amazon and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to Gillen Brewer!