Your support helps students succeed.

Your donation directly funds the recruitment, training, matching, and support of volunteer academic mentors who make a difference in the daily lives of Boston’s children. Each financial contribution helps us increase the number of students we serve and builds our capacity to provide them with quality matches.

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Ways to Give

Donate Directly

Online

Make a secure online gift. Thank you!

Via U.S. Mail

Checks can be made out to Boston Partners in Education and mailed to:
Boston Partners in Education
44 Farnsworth St.
Boston, MA 02210

Via Telephone

Simply call Jim Laudisio at 617.451.6145 with your credit card information. (American Express, Visa, & MasterCard accepted)

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

Combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities! DAFs are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals. Use the widget below to donate through your DAF now, or get more information on DAFs here.

Through my Workplace

United Way Designation

Our United Way agency designation code is M106750. When you fill out your United Way Pledge Form at your workplace, enter this code in the spaces provided on the bottom-left corner of the page. Make sure to enter our name as BOSTON PARTNERS IN EDUCATION and our location as BOSTON, MA in the space provided as well. The minimum designation amount is $52.00. Download a copy of the Workplace Pledge Form.

Employer Matching Gifts

Maximize the impact of your donation — ask your employer to match your gift amount.

Big Cheese Reads Sponsorship

Boston Partners in Education seeks financial and in-kind sponsorships for The Big Cheese Reads Initiative. For more information, please contact Judy Harrington.

Donate Assets

Retirement Assets

You can designate all or a certain percentage of your retirement assets to Boston Partners in Education. Distributions from certain kinds of retirement assets—such as individual retirement accounts (IRAs), tax-sheltered annuities, and 401(k) and 403(b) plans—may be subject to income tax and may be subject to generation-skipping taxes and estate taxes. However, gifts of these assets will not be taxed if they are paid directly to a charity as beneficiary. Consult with a professional advisor to determine how your retirement asset distributions will be affected by naming Boston Partners in Education as a beneficiary. For more information, contact Judy Harrington.

Gift of Appreciated Securities

A great way to make a gift to Boston Partners in Education (Boston Partners) is through the transfer of appreciated publicly traded securities held for over one year. Upon transfer, you are entitled to a federal income tax deduction for the market value of the securities. In addition, neither you nor Boston Partners are subject to long term capital gains tax realized upon the transfer of the stock. Consult with a professional advisor first, then complete the Gift of Appreciated Securities form and contact Jim Laudisio with any further questions.

Isabel Besecker Bequest Society

Named for its visionary founder, Isabel Besecker, the bequest society provides an easy yet public way of demonstrating support for the ongoing good works of Boston Partners in Education. Anyone with an estate can make a charitable bequest. When drawing up a will, property or other assets may be designated for transfer to Boston Partners in Education.

If a donor has a wish to support a particular aspect or endeavor of Boston Partners in Education, the bequest may specify that the assets donated be used exclusively for this purpose. Unrestricted gifts give the organization the most flexibility in fulfilling its mission. For more information, contact Judy Harrington.

Life Insurance

You can make a significantly larger charitable gift than may be possible from your current assets by designating Boston Partners in Education as the beneficiary of a new or existing life insurance contract. For more information, contact Jim Laudisio.

In Someone’s Honor

Tribute Gifts — Celebrate. Honor. Remember.

What better way to celebrate a milestone or remember a loved one than with a charitable gift in their honor? To make a tribute gift, please contact Jim Laudisio at 617.451.6145 with the name and address of your honoree. We will mail your honoree a personalized card with your own special message.

Charity Wedding Registry

The following websites allow you to register so that your family and friends will make donations at your favorite charity:
I Do Foundation
Just Give.org
Charity Choice

Shop for a Cause

Amazon Smile

Use this special charity link to register your Amazon account and have .5% of every purchase donated to Boston Partners in Education! We will receive a donation from Amazon at the end of each quarter, so use smile.amazon.com every time you shop!

Restaurant Charity Nights

Check with your favorite restaurants to see if they do charity nights where they donate a portion of proceeds to charity!


If you have any questions regarding ways to give to Boston Partners in Education, please contact Judy Harrington at 617.451.6145

Boston Partners in Education is a registered 501(c) (3) charity and your gift is fully tax-deductible. For more information on Boston Partners in Education’s financial history, please see our Annual Report, view our most recent financial audit or download our Form 990 (pdf).

Thank you for your support!
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