Ways to Give

There are many ways you can make your gift to Blake. Discover the method that works best for you below.

The Blake School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under the IRS tax code (EIN 23-7243247)

Online Gift

Gifts can be made through our secure webpage here using your debit card, credit card, direct deposit, Venmo, PayPal or Apple Pay.

Having trouble accessing the donation page? Your operating system and browser may need to be upgraded to the latest version to ensure it is secure and compliant with industry-wide payment processing requirements. If you need further assistance, please call Blake’s Advancement Office at 952-988-3440.

Gift by Mail, Phone or Wire Transfer

Please address gifts by mail to the following:

The Blake School, Advancement
110 Blake Road South
Hopkins, MN 55343

For gifts over the phone or via wire transfer, please call us at 952-988-3440. Do not leave sensitive information such as a credit card number or account number on a voicemail. We want to ensure your information is kept secure.

Transfer of Stock

There are several ways to transfer your appreciated securities, but the most efficient is a direct transfer, via DTC, from your brokerage account to Blake's account at UBS.

In a simple letter to your broker, indicate the type of securities you wish to transfer and instruct them to include your name when making the transfer. Please provide the following information:

Name of Brokerage: UBS
Broker: Michael B. Block
Phone: 612-303-5842
Email: michael.b.block@ubs.com
Account Number: 7A-01758
DTC: 0221

It is helpful to let the Advancement Office know the type of stock, number of shares or approximate value of the gift and the correct designation (Blake Fund or special contribution, etcetera.) of your gift. If you plan to donate mutual fund shares or transfer stock certificates, please know these transactions require special handling.

To ensure your gift is credited in the current calendar year, please initiate your stock transfer with your broker at least ten days prior to December 31.

Further details can be given by calling Blake’s Advancement Office at 952-988-3440.

Donor Advised Fund

Equivalent to a charitable savings account, gifts to a donor advised fund qualify for tax deduction without immediately having to choose the charities you want to support, or retain records of separate contributions once you do. For more information, please call Blake’s Chief Advancement Officer Rebecca Schubring at 952-988-3432.

Matching Gift

Find out if your employer has a matching gift program that matches your charitable contribution by entering their name below. If a matching gift program exists, please fill out the company form and send it to:

The Blake School, Advancement
110 Blake Road South
Hopkins, MN 55343

Tax ID #23-7243247

If you do not find your employer here, please contact your employee benefits department for more information about their matching gift program.

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