You can direct where you would like your donation to benefit the Scholarship Foundation.
- Your donation can be made to the general scholarship fund
- Your donation can be used to establish your own named scholarship
- You can establish the parameters, area of study, criteria
- Your donation can be added to an existing scholarship that you wish to support
- Your donation can be directed to Educational Grants
Any donation that is made with no direction will be added to the general scholarship fund.
You can use the convenient "Donate" button below to donate quickly and easily online. Click on the button and it will guide you through making a donation by credit card with PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account to make a donation.
You can mail a check along with this donation form to make your contribution. Please make the check payable to "CEF of PWS, Inc." and mail to:
Community Education Fundation
c/o Port Washington State Bank
PO Box 176
Port Washington, WI 53074
Matching Gift Programs
Many corporations have matching gift programs for charitable contributions made by their employees. Please check to see if your employer has a matching gift program and if a gift to the scholarship trust would qualify. We will furnish any documentation your company needs for the matching program.
You can donate real estate for your donation to the scholarship trust. There may be tax advantages for you to donate appreciated real estate. You should consult your tax advisor if you are considering this option. The board of the foundation has to approve the donation before any real estate can be transferred.
You can use publicly traded stocks and bonds for your donation to the scholarship trust. There may be tax advantages for you to donate appreciated securities. You should consult your tax advisor if you are considering this option.
Will or Trust
You can make provisions in your will or trust for bequests to the scholarship foundation. You may establish a scholarship with this method or add to a scholarship you have previously established.
You can name the scholarship trust as the beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy or purchase a new policy with the scholarship trust as a beneficiary. There may be tax advantages for using a life insurance policy to donate to the scholarship trust.
If you have specific questions regarding donations other than cash, please contact us.