Ways of Giving


Thank you for your interest in supporting St. Matthew's Parish School. We rely on the generosity of many generations of alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends who support our school through donations of time, effort, and resources.  This support is critical to St. Matthew's and we are grateful for your help in sustaining the St. Matthew's experience now and for the future. Please be in touch if you have any questions about ways of supporting St. Matthew's or if you are interested in volunteering your time. We look forward to hearing from you.

Give Online

You may make a gift online securely and easily using Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or American Express.
There are three data entry steps to make a gift or pledge payment online:
  1. Name and Affiliation Details, Gift and Designated Fund Details,
  2. Review and Confirm,
  3. and Payment Details.
Fund choices are:
  • Alumni Fund (For Alumni Communication and Events)
  • Annual Giving (For 2018-2019 Annual Giving Campaign)
  • Endowment (For Les Frost Cornerstone Campaign)
  • Pool (For Pool Renovation Project).

Give by Mail

Please make checks payable to St. Matthew's Parish School and make a note in the memo line for your allocation (Alumni Fund, Annual Giving, Endowment, or Pool Project.)  Pledge by mail or email too!

St. Matthew's Parish School
Advancement Office
1031 Bienveneda Avenue
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Give by Phone

Please call Michaela Carmichael in the Advancement Office at 310.454.1350 ext. 156 with your name, gift amount, how you would like to designate your gift (Annual Giving, Pool, Alumni or Endowment), your credit card number and expiration date. Our voicemail system is secure.

Give Appreciated Securities

Advantages of gifting appreciated stocks and bonds.
1. Invest your money in a cause important to you.
2. Avoid capital gains taxes on the stock.
3. Receive an income tax charitable deduction for the full fair-marketing-value of the stock at the time of your gift.
To ensure proper crediting of gift stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, please contact the Advancement Office for instructions or download the following form.

Share your intentions of giving by completing and returning this pledge form. Payments due 1st of June. 
Make a Corporate Matching Gift

Many employers match gifts made by active and sometimes retired employees as well as directors. Securing a matching gift is an easy way to double or even triple your gift to St. Matthew's. Please contact your human resources department to see if your company participates and obtain a matching gift form. If your contribution generates a matching gift, you will receive credit for the combined amount of your gift plus the matching funds.

Planned Giving Options
We are grateful to all of our alumni and friends who remember St. Matthew's in their estate plans. A bequest of a specified amount or a percentage of your estate helps us build our endowment, recruit and retain top educators and maintain and grow our facilities. Please contact Carol O'Day at 310.454.1350 ext. 155 for sample bequest language or to discuss planned giving further. The official name of the School for bequest purposes is "Rector, Warden and Vestrymen of the Parish of St. Matthew dba St. Matthew's Parish School" and the Taxpayer Identification number is 95-1744373. 

Give by Shopping

When you purchase St. Matthew's alumni merchandise, all proceeds support the Alumni and Alumni Parents Associations. Click here to shop!
Your gifts make an immediate and important difference to each of our 350 students, faculty and staff of St. Matthew's Parish School and the very special teaching and learning that goes on here every day.  We appreciate your support of the School, and its mission to educate our children to serve, lead and flourish. Thank you!