Gifts of cash, check or credit card
A majority of the gifts made to Poly come in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, or wire transfers.
To give by mail, download our gift form
and send it with your contribution. Checks should be made payable to “Polytechnic School” and sent to:
Attention: Advancement Office
1030 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
For payments via Visa, Mastercard, or American Express, please visit give online
or call Peter Johnston
, Director of Advancement Services, at 626-396-6332.
To make a donation via cash wire transfer, please call 626-396-6332.
Gifts of Securities
Making a gift of appreciated stock to Polytechnic School may offer two-fold tax savings by circumventing the tax due on the capital gain and providing an income tax deduction for the full market value of the stock at the time of the gift.
Please notify your bank or broker that you are making a gift of securities to Poly and provide them with our wiring instructions
. Your bank or broker will need to contact Peter Johnston, Director of Advancement Services, at 626-396-6332,
with details of the gift as this information does not transmit through the DTC wiring system.
You can now support Polytechnic School by donating cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. We currently accept 23 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and USD Coin (USDC). Donate Cryptocurrency Here
Mutual fund shares
Please contact Peter Johnston at 626-396-6332,
with information about your mutual fund shares. The procedure for transferring shares is established by the mutual fund company and the Poly Advancement Office will be able to assist you.
When you donate a car, truck, boat, RV, or other vehicle to Polytechnic School, you become a key partner in supporting Polytechnic School’s programs, faculty and staff, and resources for all students. Through our partnership with Charitable Adult Rides and Services (CARS), the process of making a charitable vehicle donation is quick and easy.
Vehicle Donation Process
Get Started Step 1
Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to Polytechnic School by completing this simple form.
CARS will reach out to you to arrange the free pick-up of your vehicle donation, which typically can be arranged within 24-72 hours. You will receive an initial car donation receipt upon pick-up, and then CARS will work to turn your car into cash to support Poly. Once your vehicle is sold, CARS will provide you with any additional tax forms for your deduction. If you have any questions, donor support representatives are available seven days a week to assist you.
: Complete the Online Form
or call 1-855-500-7433
to get started.Step 2
: CARS will arrange for easy pick-up and free towing of the vehicle.Step 3
: You will receive a tax-deductible receipt for your donation.Step 4
: Every donation will make a positive impact at Poly. We appreciate your support!
Gifts of other assets
Gifts to Polytechnic School can come in the form of other assets as well. For example, you may wish to consider gifts of closely held stock, tangible personal property if its use is related to Poly’s educational purpose, or real estate. Please contact Peter Johnston
at 626-396-6332 about donating your assets.
Corporate matching gifts
Many corporations have matching gift programs for secondary schools. Donors should contact their company’s human resources office to inquire about matching gift opportunities. Corporate matching gifts apply toward donor club levels at Poly.