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Ways to Give

Thank You!

The German-American International School is grateful for every donation made. Following please find the possibilities on how you can support GAIS.

How can I give? Description
Credit Card Please click on the button at the bottom of this page to make a secure online donation on our website by credit card. GAIS accepts VISA and Mastercard.
Check Please make checks payable to GAIS and forward it to the following address:

German-American International School
Business Office
275 Elliott Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Gifts of Securities Giving a gift of appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds can be to your financial advantage. In most cases you may claim a charitable income tax deduction for the full fair market value on the shares and avoid capital gains tax. Please consult your financial advisor to clarify the advantages. If you intend to give a gift of securities, please call (or have your broker call) the Business Office.
Matching Gifts Many employers offer programs that will match or even multiply an employee’s gift to GAIS. This is an easy way to dramatically increase the impact of your contribution. Simply obtain a form from your company’s Matching Gift Coordinator (usually in the Human Resources or Community Relations Department), fill it out and send it in with your contribution.
Gais Foerderverein The GAIS Foerderverein is a great way to stay in touch with GAIS and families who have returned to Europe. You can also support our school from Germany, Austria and Switzerland by becoming a member or with a donation that is tax deductable in Germany.
Please refer to the letter from our Managing Director of School, Dominic Liechti, and the President of the Board, Jon Kessler, for more information on our school and fundraising activities.

Following please find the bank transfer information:

Kontoinhaber: Förderverein d. Deutsch-Amerik. Intern. Schule e.V.
Kreditinstitut: Kreissparkasse Ostalb (Aalen, Deutschland)
Bankleitzahl: 614 500 50
Kontonummer: 805472280
IBAN: DE48 6145 0050 0805 4722 80

Please include your address so you can receive a donation receipt without delay.

To learn more about the Foerderverein and for membership applications or donations please contact Andreas Dorsel at AndreasDorsel@t-online.de or go to ‘Support GAIS – Ways To Give – GAIS Foerderverein’.