Ways to Give

Invest in the tradition. Invest in the future. Invest in the girls and young women of Bay View.

Stock Gift

Gifts of securities are welcome and can be made by contacting Erin Hanna '98, Director of Institutional Advancement, at 401.434.0113 x104.

Corporate Matching

Many corporations match their employees’ charitable contributions to non-profit organizations. To find out if the company you work for (or your spouse's company) has a matching gift program, contact your human resources office and follow the directions to initiate a match. If you need more information about matching gifts, contact Erin Hanna '98, Director of Institutional Advancement at 401.434.0113 ext. 104 for more information. You will be credited for your gift, plus the matched amount by your or your spouse's employer.

Planned Giving

A planned gift to St. Mary Academy - Bay View can allow you to fulfill family financial goals and maximize the impact of your charitable support, sustaining Bay View for future generations of students. Below are some of the planned giving opportunities that can help you build a lasting legacy at Bay View.

Charitable Distribution
Donors who have attained age 70 and a 1/2 may make a qualified charitable distribution gift directly from their IRA to Bay View. Qualified charitable distribution gifts provide multiple tax benefits: 1) they automatically satisfy required minimum distributions for the year during which the gift is made; 2) they are not counted in adjusted gross income for that year and 3) they are a tax deduction.

Designate Bay View as the beneficiary of your assets by will, trust, or other instrument.

Charitable Gift Annuity
Transfer your cash or appreciated property to Bay View in exchange for payment of a fixed income (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.

Please contact Erin Hanna '98, Director of Institutional Advancement, at 401.434.0113 x104 for more information about Bay View planned giving opportunities.

The value of a Bay View education is priceless. The cost, however, is very definite. Nearly 40% of our students attend with some form of financial assistance. These students rely on the financial support of our alumnae, parents and friends...people like YOU.

Photo depicting the Saint Cecilia Society, from the 1924 Golden Jubilee of St. Mary Academy - Bay View celebration book.

The advantages of the Saint Cecilia Society are enjoyed by all pupils studying music. Its exercises lead to the appreciation of the finest classical music, also to the study of the great masters of Harmony. Frequently during the scholastic year musicales are given by the students. These renderings of selected programs test the progress of pupils and give them the benefit of varied criticism.

Make a Gift Today!

Gifts to St. Mary Academy - Bay View Academy can be made online by clicking here. Or, you can mail a check to:

St. Mary Academy – Bay View
Advancement Department
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

You may also make a credit card gift over the phone by calling Erin Hanna '98, Director of Institutional Advancement at 401.434.0113 ext. 104.