“Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.” Malachi 3:10
Our School is supported entirely by tuition and charitable donations.
Saint Augustine Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational institution. All donations are gratefully accepted and are 100% tax-deductible. All prayers are gratefully accepted and have eternal benefits.
Not Sure if you want to Support?
We would love to have you come out and visit us in person, meet the students, faculty and some of the parents. Call us at 805-672-0411 or fill out the form below and it will be our pleasure to arrange a time that is convenient for both of us.
Support Saint Augustine Through Everyday Purchasing Using Amazon Smile:
You can buy almost anything through Amazon and have it shipped to your home or office- from diapers and toiletries to electronics and laptops! Why not support St. Augustine Academy at the same time? Simply use Amazon Smile and designate our school as your charity of choice. You can sign up here or go to smile.amazon.com and search for St. Augustine Academy. You only need to sign up once, and then every purchase you make through Amazon Smile generates income for the school!
How many people spend $2,000 per year in groceries? Everybody raise your hands because that comes to $166.67 per month. Be sure to register your club cards, select St. Augustne Academy as the beneficiary, and you will surpass your annual commitment with groceries alone!
- Bristol Farms: Register your debit and/or credit card
- Food4Less: Register your Food4Less Card
- Ralphs: Register your Ralphs Rewards Card
- Super A Foods: Register your Super A Foods Card
- Vons & Pavilions: Register your Vons Club Card
Matching Funds from your Employer
If you’re considering a cash donation to St. Augustine Academy, be sure to find out if your employer has a “Matching Funds” program available. A large number of companies offer this benefit to employees. For every dollar you donate to the school, the employer will match that donation up to a certain limit. This is a great way to stretch your gift.
Gifts in the Form of Securities or Real Estate
A gift of securities or real estate that has increased in value can be one of the most advantageous ways of giving. Gifts of this type provide you with the following benefits: 1) of making a significant gift without affecting your standard of living; 2) of avoiding paying capital gains tax on the appreciation of the securities or real estate; and 3) of securing a Federal Income Tax deduction.
Gifts from Bequests
A bequest to St. Augustine Academy can result in a greater amount of your estate passing to your heirs, both in terms of current tax savings and the possibility of future estate tax savings – especially when coordinated with a Wealth Replacement Trust or ILIT.
Gifts of Life Insurance
A donor may make St. Augustine Academy the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.A new policy may be taken out in the name of St. Augustine Academy or an existing policy may be gifted to the school. If a policy is gifted, your donations to the school in lieu of premium payments will be tax deductible.
Gifts of Personal Property
Gifts of personal property are tax deductible. The donor also avoids payment of capital gains tax on any appreciation of the property (examples would include jewelry or collectible coins).