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"Because of Mount de Sales, I hold my head up high, and I look upwards. I know who I am. I know I have purpose, and I will take the beauty I have found here and spread it as far as I can."
Chloe '20
Philanthropy is critical to our ability to fulfill our mission. Each and every gift and donor makes a difference for our students. Thank you for making a gift to Mount de Sales Academy.

Make a Gift to Mount de Sales Academy

Contact Us

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    Elizabeth Saverino 

    Director of Advancement
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    Claire Cohagan 

    Director of Development

Take Advantage of the CARES Act

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  • What you need to know about the CARES Act

    Here’s what you need to know about the CARES Act, and how you and others may be able to use it to maximize charitable giving to Mount de Sales when it means the most.
     
    On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law to help combat the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19. The bill may provide increased tax incentives for charitable giving for some donors, but these benefits apply only in the 2020 tax year, so you must act by December 31.
     
    Although there are a number of potential benefits, we wanted to highlight the benefit below.
     
    • Donors who itemize can deduct cash contributions to MDSA to offset up to 100% of their income. Ordinarily, this income tax charitable deduction for cash gifts is limited to 60% of income. The 100% limit allows especially generous donors to reduce their 2020 federal income tax to zero. Existing carry-over rules still apply, so those who are even more generous can carry forward unused cash contribution deductions for up to five years.  This makes it easier now more than ever for our most generous supporters to make a gift of a lifetime to MDSA.  Please note that this only applies to “cash” donations.  
  • Who should you contact with questions?

    We advise our philanthropic partners to check with their tax advisor to learn more about how the CARES Act may specifically apply to their tax situation.  We would also be happy to have a conversation.
     
    We know that our supporters have important priorities for their families and loved ones, and that their health and financial well-being comes first. We are here to help shape a charitable gift plan that suits our donor’s needs and allows them to support our important work. Please contact Beth Saverino '87, director of advancement, at esaverino@mountdesales.org or 410.744.8498 x139.
     
    Thanks again for your generous support of Mount de Sales Academy.
     
    This information does not constitute legal or financial advice. Consult your financial advisor and obtain professional counsel of an attorney to assist you in making a gift in a way that will benefit the people and organizations you care most about.

Capital Campaign

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  • Make a Capital Campaign Pledge

    MAKE A CAMPAIGN PLEDGE

    Please consider making a pledge over 5 years. See the illustration below for payment details. Click the link above to proceed to the online pledge form, or you may download the Letter of Intent HERE
     
    Thank you for supporting the Mount de Sales Academy Capital Campaign! Your financial support is crucial to helping us reach $6 million.
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  • Corporate Campaign Sponsorship Packages

    The Mount de Sales Academy Capital Campaign has several Corporate Sponsorship Packages available for businesses who wish to partner with us during this exciting time at MDSA. This is a brand new, limited-time opportunity for businesses to show their support of this beloved institution while receiving prominent visibility in the MDSA community.

    To learn more about supporting MDSA through sponsorship,
     please contact Beth Saverino ’87, at esaverino@mountdesales.org of 410.744.8498 x139.
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Events for Our Benefactors

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  • Sailor Soiree

    As a special thank you to our benefactors, Mount de Sales Academy hosts an annual Sailor Soiree. Donors who give a total of $1,000 or more within the last calendar year are invited to attend this special evening.
    The Sailor Soiree is by invitation only.
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  • Benefactor Luncheon

    Benefactor funded scholarships are very important to Mount de Sales Academy, as they literally open doors for many of our students. To show our gratitude, every spring Mount de Sales Academy invites donors who have given $500 or more to scholarships to attend the Benefactor Luncheon and meet their scholarship recipients.
    The Benefactor Luncheon is by invitation only.
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Giving Societies

Holy Trinity Society
$ 1.5 million +

Christ the King Society

$ 1,000,000 to $ 1,499,999

Sacred Heart Society

$ 750,000 to $999,999

Immaculate Heart of Mary Society

$ 500,000 to $ 749,999

Saint Joseph Society

$ 250,000 to $ 499,999

Saint Francis de Sales Society

$100,000 to $249,999

Saint Dominic Society

$50,000 to $99,999

Saint Catherine of Siena Society

$25,000 to $49,999

Saint Thomas Aquinas Society

$10,000 to $24,999

Saint Cecilia Society

$5,000 to $9,999

Saint Anthony Society

$2,500 to $4,999

Saint Jude Society

$1,000 to $2,499

Saint Jane Frances de Chantal

$ 500 to $ 999

Saint Michael the Archangel Society

$100 to $499

Saint Padre Pio Society

Gifts up to $100

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