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Donate on North Texas Giving Day

Our mission is to receive and disperse funds, property, and gifts of any kind exclusively for charitable and educational purposes for the benefit of the Lovejoy ISD students, faculty members, graduates, and administrative staff.
We cannot do this without your generous support.
We are a 501(c)3 organization and all gifts are tax deductible.

September 14, 2017, is North Texas Giving Day. When you give via the North Texas Giving Day website, your donation goes further with bonus funds and prizes. All donations scheduled  September 7 and 13th or made between 6am and midnight on September 14, 2017 qualify.

To donate, simply log on to northtexasgivingday.org between 6 am and 12 midnight on Thursday, and go to the right side of your screen. Type in Foundation for Lovejoy Schools in the search box and pledge the amount that you would like to give to our Annual Appeal fall campaign. Our goal for our 2017 Annual Appeal campaign is to receive donations from 650 donors totaling $200,000. Please join us in giving on North Texas Giving Day!

Other ways to donate:

Print the Donation Form and send your gift to:
Download the Form

Foundation for Lovejoy Schools
259 Country Club Road
Allen, TX  75002

Click on the following link Matching Company List or contact your HR department to see if your company participates. Contact the Foundation for more information.
Raise Money for the Foundation by shopping online through Amazon Smiles.
This is a very tax efficient method of making a gift. The donor is entitled to a tax deduction for the full market value of the security donated on the date of the gift. The donor is not liable for the capital gains tax that would be incurred had the donor sold the security first before donating it.  Contact the Foundation office for how to give securities.

The Endowment Fund is a permanent fund that is invested to provide for future support of the mission of the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools.
An investment strategy is followed to maintain the long-term purchasing power of contributions to the Endowment Fund and to distribute investment growth or income generated to enhancing education in the Lovejoy ISD.

Gifts to the Endowment may be made to the following funds:

  1. Undesignated

Allocation is designated by the FLS board of directors

  1. Designated for a specific program area (math and science for example)

Distributions will be allocated by the FLS finance committee to grants within the designated program area. Minimum amount for a Named Endowment is $10,000.  (payments may be spread over a 5 year period)

Types of Gifts

  1. Cash

This is the most popular type of endowment gift as it is the most simple.  For tax purposes, a gift of cash is considered to be given on the date it is mode to the Endowment Fund.

  1. Securities

This is a very tax efficient method of making a gift.  The donor is entitled to a tax deduction for the full market value of the security donated on the date of the gift.  The donor is not liable for the capital gains tax that would be incurred had the donor sold the security first before donating it.

  1. Through a Will

Bequeath in your will a percentage of your estate or a specific dollar amount.  Bequests could be cash, securities, or real property

  1. Through Life Insurance

Foundation for Lovejoy Schools can be named as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy

  1. Charitable Lead Trust

Set up a trust that will pay to the Foundation over a designated number of years.  At the end of the time period, the gift goes back to the donor or to their designated heirs.

  1. Charitable Remainder Trust

Set up a trust that will pay the donor income over the rest of their life with the remainder going to the Foundation at the death of the donor.

  1. Charitable Gift Annuity

Make a gift to the Foundation and receive a lifetime stream of income with the remainder going to the Foundation at the time of your death.

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