Thank you for considering a charitable gift to Altamont!
The Altamont School is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All charitable gifts are tax deductible in accordance with current tax laws. The Federal Tax ID number is 63—0302110.
Gifts of Cash
Monetary gifts are always appreciated! A gift of check, cash or debit or credit card will allow you to receive income tax deduction in the year the gift was made. Please make checks payable to The Altamont School. You may mail your gift to:
The Altamont School
P.O. Box 131429
Birmingham, Alabama 35213
For donors who prefer to use a credit card, Altamont accepts American Express, Visa, and MasterCard.
To make a secure online gift to Altamont using a credit card, please click here.
Gifts of Stock and other Securities
Donating gifts of appreciated securities to Altamont that have been held for more than one year enables you to:
- Avoid all capital gains tax on the appreciated portion of the stock
- Qualify for the tax deduction equal to the stock's full fair market value
- Make a larger gift than might be possible otherwise
Let us know when you plan to make a gift. We will not know to expect your gift unless you notify us. We want to note your giving record and properly thank you for your generosity. Please contact:
Have your broker call one of Altamont's brokers at Merrill-Lynch - Bonnye Paul or Bryan Morgan: (205) 326-9699.
Altamont Merrill-Lynch account number: 52404G35.
Altamont DTC number: 5198.
Matching Gifts - Double Your Dollars!
You can double or triple your gift if your company or business has a Matching Gift Program. Not only does Altamont benefit from your increased donation, but also you might qualify for a higher Giving Level when your company matches your gift.
The following are some of the area’s matching companies:
- American Express
- El Paso Energy
- J.P. Morgan Chase
- Russell Corporation
- Smith Barney
- Vulcan Materials
- Wells Fargo
Contact your employer’s human resources department to get a matching gift form. Complete it and mail it to Altamont with your contribution.
The Altamont Legacy Society (Planned Giving)
Have you ever thought about including Altamont in your estate plan? Through thoughtful estate planning with your lawyer or advisor, you can leave a gift to Altamont that will endure. They also offer important tax benefits to you.
Reunions are a time to reconnect with your Altamont friends. They are also a great opportunity to make a special gift to the School in honor of your class. Many alums use a reunion gift to honor a favorite teacher.
Gifts in Memory/Gifts in Honor
Gifts to Altamont are a wonderful way to memorialize a special loved one or to honor a special time in someone's life. Such gifts are fully tax-deductible, and the person or family in whose name the gift is being made will receive a special card acknowledging the gift and the giver.
Gifts of goods and services are welcomed.
Make a Pledge
Pledges may be paid through a single contribution or in multiple payments (simply select "Recurring Monthly" on the Online Giving Form) at a time convenient to you. If your gift is to the Annual Fund, all final payments are due by June 30 in the school year that your gift was pledged.
The Development Office is happy to answer any additional questions you may have.