GIVING AT MPCS

Mount Paran Christian School's culture of generosity and gratitude is an extension of our commitment to excellence. Your charitable gifts provide every student with the best education and experience possible. Charitable gifts are necessary to help sustain and expand the mission. It takes a combination of tuition and charitable donations to provide the distinctive qualities an independent school education offers:

    small classes
    exemplary teachers
    varied exploratory offerings
    advanced technology
    exceptional facilities
    tuition assistance
    an unapologetically Christian environment
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GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

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Annual Fund

The Annual Fund raises unrestricted gifts to support the operating budget, which includes instructional materials, programs, equipment and technology, faculty professional development, and facility maintenance. The Annual Fund is tax-deductible where tuition is not.

 

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Imagine Tomorrow Capital Campaign

The Imagine Tomorrow Capital Campaign consists of three major projects: a performing arts building, an athletic stadium, and a high school addition. The Murray Arts Center and Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium are complete. Currently, we are working to raise the funds needed to build additional academic space for our high school. Although the campaign is not about buildings; it is about our steadfast commitment to provide "academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment."

 

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Georgia GOAL

Georgia State taxpayers may redirect a portion of their Georgia income taxes to provide scholarship assistance to incoming MPCS students. MPCS has partnered with the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program who has been leading the way in implementing the state’s education tax credit law.

 

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Endowment

Please contact Jennifer New in the Development Office if you are interested in discussing endowment giving options.

 

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Matching Gift

Did you know that many companies match the charitable giving of their employees? When you make a gift to MPCS, you can use our matching gift directory to search for your company’s name and find out if your employer will double or even triple your gift to MPCS. It is an easy way for you to multiply your personal support of MPCS.

 

 

 

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WAYS TO GIVE

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Cash

MPCS accepts cash, check, and credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover). Cash or check may be submitted through the development office. Credit card gifts may be made online to either Annual Fund or Capital Campaign.

 

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Pledge

MPCS accepts and appreciates gift commitments (pledges) which are documented in writing and payable by an agreed upon and specified date. Many donors also find it convenient to set up an automatic recurring gift using the online giving tool. A pledge does not provide the donor with an income tax deduction until the year in which it is paid. To obtain your pledge balance, contact the development office. Pledge payments may be made by cash or check submitted directly to the development office or by making credit card payments online to Annual Fund or to the Imagine Tomorrow Capital Campaign.

 

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Stock/Securities

Contact the Development Office to notify and for stock transfer instructions. Unless otherwise requested by the donor or the Board, all marketable securities will be sold upon receipt.

 

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Gifts in Kind

Gifts in kind are gifts of tangible personal property that are in good condition, useful in educational programming, and/or readily salable. Gifts in kind must be approved in advance through the development office. It is the donor's responsibility to place a value on an in-kind gift for tax purposes.

 

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Planned Giving

Please contact Jennifer New in the Development Office if you are interested in discussing planned gift options, such as estate planning, bequests, will, charitable remainder trusts, annuities, insurance, or other forms forms of planned giving.

 

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MPCS Development Office

Building and sustaining a successful educational program in an independent school setting requires support and commitment from all members of the school family—from the Headmaster, Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff, to students, their families, alumni, and friends.

It is the responsibility of the Development Office to coordinate the charitable involvement from these different groups, in accordance with the strategic and missional priorities set forth by the MPCS Board of Trustees. Call 770-578-0182 for more information or with questions about giving to MPCS.

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