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I am honored to be a recipient of this award and will make sure it is used to help me with my college career at Spelman College.
  Chemonica Johnson, South Eastern Region

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Support the Educational Advancement Foundation

Your Support is Vital

Give and SupportThe Educational Advancement Foundation succeeds through the generosity of friends, corporate and community supporters and people like you. Generous contributions make it possible for individuals from all walks of life to complete a program of study, obtain seed money to transform an idea into a reality or start or complete a research project. Making a difference would not be possible without the commitment of EAF donors.

There are many ways to support the Foundation's work. Examples include memorial gifts, stocks, bonds, named endowment funds or fellowships, bequests, trusts, annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts and charitable gift annuities.

Gifts in Honor or Memorial

Your gift will have additional significance and meaning if you choose to contribute in honor or memory of a loved one. EAF will send a card to those you designate to receive notification of your honor or memorial gift. To make a gift in someone's honor, please include the name and address of that person. To make a gift in someone's memory, please include the name of that person and also the name and address of any individual(s), family or friends you would like us to notify.

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Legacy Gifting

Consider a method of planned giving. Examples include gifts of life insurance (such as naming EAF as the policy beneficiary) and gifts left to the Foundation in Wills, which don't need to be large or prevent you from taking care of your family and loved one.

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Corporate Giving

A strategic partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation can help your company achieve its philanthropic goals.

Contact the Foundation to learn more about the benefits of legacy and corporate giving.

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Workplace Giving

Federal employees may make donations to EAF through the Combined Federal Campaign. Select #11173 on the pledge card and indicate the contribution amount. [Note: Wisconsin state employees should select #4002.] Please submit a copy of your pledge sheet to the EAF office, so that we can record your giving appropriately.

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Matching Gifts Programs

Company matching gifts can double your donation to EAF. Check with your company's Human Resource Department to determine if this is an option available and for the required documentation.

The Foundation is grateful to those companies and organizations that, through matching gift programs, help maximize EAF's impact. Listed below are the companies that are currently providing matching gifts.

  • Allstate Giving Campaign
  • Altria Employee Involvement Programs
  • America's Charities
  • Lockheed Martin
  • McKesson Employees
  • Community Campaign
  • AT&T Foundation
  • Avon Products Foundation, Inc.
  • Bank of America Matching Gifts Program
  • The Capital Group Companies
  • Commonwealth Brewery
  • Eva L. Evans Testamentary Gift-Life Insurance
  • Flowers Unlimited and Gifts
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Lilly Endowment
  • Macy's Foundation
  • McKesson Employee Community Campaign
  • Markel Corporation, Matching Gift Program
  • Merck Employee Giving Campaign
  • Microsoft Giving Campaign, The JK Group Inc.
  • National Black United Federation of Charities (NBUF/C)
  • Philip Morris Companies Inc. Employee Giving Programs
  • Procter and Gamble Fund SP, Matching Gift Program
  • SBC Employee Giving/United Way Campaign
  • Verizon Matching Incentive Program
  • United Way of the National Capital Area
  • Potomac Electric Power Company
  • United Way of New York City
  • United Way of the Greater Dayton Area
  • Wright State University
  • Sinclair Community College
  • United Way/Special District Account
  • AARP
  • GE Capital
  • IBM
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • United Way of the Central Maryland Campaign
  • Lockheed Martin
  • United Way of Northeast Florida
  • Ortega Elementary School
  • Verizon
  • Wachovia Foundation

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Give Securely Online Today

EAF needs your continued help to face the challenges that lie ahead and make a difference. Whatever you can give will make a genuine and lasting difference. Please take a minute now to make your commitment to the Educational Advancement Foundation or, to make a contribution at any time, please click on Your Donation Makes a Difference of any page throughout our site.

Regardless of the support level, you can count on the sincere gratitude of the EAF staff, board of directors, volunteers and those served by your generosity.

The Educational Advancement Foundation is a Sections 501(c)(3) organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and registered with all appropriate state authorities. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Consult your tax advisor for applicability.

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