Other Ways to Donate
Donate by Phone
Contribute by phone with MasterCard, Visa or American Express. Call (757) 599-9472 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm EST.
Please be prepared to provide card number, expiration date, name, and billing address as it appears on card.
Donate by Mail
Send a contribution by check or mail charge card information (MasterCard, Visa or American Express) to the following address. If paying by credit card, please include card number, expiration date, name and billing address as it appears on card, and signature, to:
An Achievable Dream, Inc.
10858 Warwick Blvd., Suite A
Newport News, VA 23601
To donate appreciated stock to An Achievable Dream please contact your broker to initiate the transfer. Your broker can electronically transfer shares using AAD’s DTC number using the following information:
Brokerage: The Spencer Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
701 Towne Center Drive, Suite 902
Newport News, VA 23606
Phone Number: (757) 873-3300
DTC Number: 0015-Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Account Name: An Achievable Dream Middle & High School, Inc. (Tax ID# 54-1682144)
Account Number: 670-108027-062
Have your broker provide the following information directly to An Achievable Dream:
Donor's name and complete address
Name and number of securities transferred
Valuation of stock on date of transfer
Stock donations to An Achievable Dream Middle and High School from an individual, a businesss entity, Sole Proprietor (files Schedule C or F), Corporation, Sub S, Partnership, LLP, LLC, PLC, PC, are eligible to receive Virginia Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits. Donating appreciated assets, such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds may provide a charitable deduction without the captital gains taxes that result from simply selling the asset. Talk to your tax accountant. Should you have questions about NAP tax credits or to make a donation of stock, please consult your tax accountant or call Alice Franklin in our office at (757) 599-9472.
Donate your car, boat, yacht, surplus business inventory, real estate, or any other personal or corporate asset to An Achievable Dream and receive a fair market value tax deduction. (Refer to IRS Publication 561.)
Please call (757) 599-9472 between 8 am and 5 pm EST.
Donate Planned Gifts
As you consider contributing to An Achievable Dream, consider the following gifts that keep on giving:
Charitable Gift Annuities
Prior to making a planned gift, it is recommended that you consult your own tax or legal advisor.
Donate through United Way
If you give through the United Way, please designate An Achievable Dream as the recipient of your contribution (pledge, check or payroll deduction).
Donate through Matching Gifts
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. We encourage donors to inquire if their company has a matching gift program. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to An Achievable Dream may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies will also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.
Combined Federal and Commonwealth of Virginia Campaigns
An Achievable Dream participates in both the Combined Federal (CFCVP) and Commonwealth of Virginia Campaigns (CVC). These programs allow federal and state employees to donate to AAD through their workplace. Both have numerous options for giving, including online participation and payroll deduction. See your benefits administrator for more information.
Donate Items or Gift Certificates to the Achievable Dream Tennis Ball Gala
Donate an item(s) to An Achievable Dream's annual fundraiser - the Tennis Ball, held in the fall. Items may include gift certificates for restaurants or services. Please call the Achievable Dream office at (757) 599-9472.
Information about Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) and Tax Credits for Virginia Residents
The Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), a unique program of the Commonwealth of Virginia, encourages partnerships between the private and public sectors to assist the economically disadvantaged. Virginia state tax credits are provided as incentives for businesses and individuals to contribute directly to an approved nonprofit organization, such as An Achievable Dream.
What individual donors (non-business) should know about NAP Tax Credits:
Tax credits are available to individuals who make donations of cash and appreciated stock to An Achievable Dream. The minimum donation by an individual must be at least $500. The value of the tax credits is equal to 65 percent of the donation.
What business donors should know about NAP Tax Credits:
Business contributions may be in the form of cash, goods, stock, real estate, professional services, contracting services and rent or lease of the participating nonprofits' facilities.
In return for their contributions, businesses and individuals receive credits that may be applied against their state income tax liability. A business contributing directly to An Achievable Dream may receive a state tax credit for 65 percent of their total contribution. The minimum tax credit issued for a business contribution is $400 (or $616 contribution).
Valuation of donated gifts is determined in accordance with IRS standards (Publication 561.)
For additional information on the Virginia NAP Program, please call Alice Franklin at (757) 599-9472 between 8 am and 5 pm EST.