One of the great joys of abundance is the chance to share and to give in order to enable young people with a love of learning to acquire habits of heart and mind that will help them become thoughtful, compassionate citizens of the world.
Giving to dTHS
We provide the rigorous training, inspiration, and caring community that prepares our de Toledo students for their unique path in life. We also rely on the philanthropic partnership with our donors for support.
At dTHS, we are fortunate indeed to benefit from a spirit of generosity that has enabled our school to offer an excellent Jewish education. Gifts of time, talent and financial resources from parents, alumni, faculty/staff, grandparents, trustees, and community members ensure that de Toledo students enjoy an exceptional learning experience today and tomorrow. We are grateful for your support.
100% of every gift to de Toledo High School supports academic excellence, technology, athletics, arts, college counseling, student life, Jewish life, global education, faculty development, and extra-curricular programs. Your gift allows us to set ambitious goals and to make our dreams a reality.
Gifts of appreciated stock offer a two-fold tax advantage: the donor may deduct the full-market value of the securities as a charitable donation, and at the same time, avoid capital gains taxes. Click here to download de Toledo High School’s Securities Transfer Form.
Many companies/corporations match gifts made by their employees, thereby doubling the donor’s gift. Please ask if employer participates in this easy way to enhance your donation to de Toledo High School. Click here to view the Employee Matching Gift list.
Capital gifts support campus improvements, thereby making sure we meet our infrastructure and dynamic educational goals. If you would like to discuss a Capital gift, please contact the Advancement Department at 818-449-8900.
You may be surprised to learn that there are creative ways to support de Toledo High School that also benefit the donor and the donor’s loved ones. With thoughtful planning, donors are able to customize giving as follows:
Make a gift that costs nothing during the donor’s lifetime
Give appreciated stock and realize a larger tax savings
Receive a monthly paycheck for life in return for the gift
de Toledo High School fosters a mosaic of pluralistic Jewish practices and philosophies with students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds. We take seriously our commitment to create an economically diverse student body, a goal we can only accomplish with community support.
POWELL LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND The Powell Legacy Endowment Fund will allow us to provide tuition assistance, as well as support for vital school programs, using a small percentage of the fund’s earnings while protecting, in perpetuity, the fund’s principal.
Objective: To build de Toledo High School’s endowment into a major source of support for the school and its mission, ensuring our ability to foster talented teachers, students, and dedicated staff.
Impact: Endowed funds are used for tuition assistance, distinguished teaching chairs, exploration of emerging academic areas, and essential special projects.
BEQUESTS A charitable bequest can be a simple way to make a gift—large or small—to de Toledo High School, but its impact will help to secure the future of our school. By means of your Will or other Estate Plan, you can designate de Toledo High School as the beneficiary of your entire estate, a portion of your estate, or a particular asset in your estate.
GIVING ASSETS de Toledo high School receives specific assets such as securities, real estate, or tangible personal property.
LEAD TRUST With a charitable lead trust, our donors make annual gifts to support an area of interest for a term of years—typically between 5-10 years. The benefits of establishing a Lead Trust are:
Federal gift and estate tax deductions for the value of annual trust payments to de Toledo High School may enable you to transfer to your heirs a larger estate after tax than would otherwise be possible.
Any appreciation in the assets during the term of the trust, while subject to capital gains tax, is not subject to gift or estate tax at the trust’s termination.
A minimum of $1 million dollars is needed to establish a lead trust.
Cash and high-basis marketable securities are the best assets to fund a lead trust.
Located in the San Fernando Valley portion of the City of Los Angeles in Northern Los Angeles County. de Toledo High School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Builders of Jewish Education (BJE,) and financially supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Jim Joseph Foundation.