Ways to Give

Invest in the tradition. Invest in the future. Invest in the girls and young women of St. Mary Academy - 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.

Bequest
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.

Leadership Giving Levels

Blue Circle

Membership in Bay View’s Blue Circle is provided to donors whose lifetime giving is $1,000 or more and honors our Academy colors.

Gold Circle

Membership in Bay View’s Gold Circle is provided to donors whose lifetime giving is $2,500 or more and honors our Academy colors.

Trustee Circle

Membership in the Trustee Circle is provided to donors whose lifetime giving is $5,000 or more in honor of the Academy’s leadership in the education of girls and young women.

McAuley Circle

Membership in the McAuley Circle is provided to donors whose lifetime giving is $10,000 or more in honor of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy.

Mercy Circle

Membership in the Mercy Circle is provided to donors whose lifetime giving is $25,000 or more in honor of Bay View’s commitment to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who lives a life of faith and mercy.

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.