What to Give

The simplest way to support Deerfield is through cash gifts. But creative gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and property (real estate and personal property such as artwork). These provide you with charitable deductions and can offer additional tax savings as well.

Choose the category of assets below that best fits your situation.

Students in class. Links to Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
A gift of cash is easy to make.
A parade in the street. Links to Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Smart gift planning combines charitable intent with cost-efficient planning techniques.
Students singing. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to Deerfield.
Student football players. Links to Gifts of Life Insurance
Gifts of Life Insurance
Life insurance may fund a gift or replace the value of a gifted asset.
Three students smiling. Links to Tangible Personal Property
Tangible Personal Property
Tangible property contributions provide charitable deductions based on a standard of "related use."
Deerfield flag on a pole. Links to Gifts of Real Estate
Gifts of Real Estate
Most kinds of real estate may be donated to Deerfield.
A tent filled with people. Links to Closely Held Business Stock
Closely Held Business Stock
Business owners contributing closely held stock are allowed a charitable deduction.

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Contact Gift Planning Office

Rachel Moore, Director of Development & Gift Planning

Jessica Remillard P'26, Planned Giving Coordinator

(413) 774-1584

Deerfield Academy
Office of Advancement
7 Boyden Lane
P.O. Box 306
Deerfield, MA 01342
plannedgiving@deerfield.edu