Gifts to the Annual Fund
may be made via cash, check, credit card, or securities. Donors can also give online.
Additionally, contributions may be made through a variety of planned gifts. The O’Neal School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent school and all gifts are tax deductible to the extent of the law. The Annual Fund runs from July 1 to June 30, and to be credited as a gift for the fiscal year, payments must be received by June 30 of that year.
Cash and Checks
Most contributions to O’Neal are made in the form of cash or checks. Checks should be made payable to The O’Neal School and sent to:
The O’Neal School
PO Box 290
Southern Pines, NC 28388
Recurring Gifts or Installments
Continue your support throughout the year by establishing monthly or bi-monthly payments. Please contact Laura Wrightson
at 910-692-6920 ext. 106 to learn more about recurring gifts or installments.
The O’Neal School also accepts donations by Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Donors may use their credit cards to make an online donation.
Credit cards and gift payments can also be called in to the Advancement Office at (910) 692-6920, ext. 106 with the following information: donor’s name, credit card number, expiration date, amount of gift and gift designation.
A gift of securities can easily be transferred to The O’Neal School by following a simple process. Contact your broker and ask him/her to contact the Business Office at (910) 692-6920, ext. 105. Send a letter (or copy of your letter of instruction to your broker) to the Advancement Office at The O’Neal School, explaining the designation of your gift and your broker’s name and phone number. The gift will be valued on the day your broker transfers the securities to O’Neal’s account, using the mean market value of the security on that day. Please note, the electronic transfer is the fastest method for transferring securities.
The Legacy Society recognizes the generosity of those alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends who have remembered The O’Neal School in their estate plans through wills, trusts, and other planned giving vehicles. You can become a member of the Legacy Society by including The O’Neal School in your estate plans and advising the Advancement Office of your commitment. Please contact Laura Wrightson
at 910-692-6920 x106 to learn more about Planned Giving opportunities at O'Neal.
Corporate Matching Gifts
You can double or even triple the value of your contribution by taking advantage of your employer's Matching Gifts Program. Simply consult your personnel office to obtain a matching gift form and inquire about the details of your employer’s matching gifts program. Send the completed form to the Advancement Office and you will receive recognition for the combined amount of your gift and your employer’s matching gift.
Honorary or Memorial Gifts Through the Annual Fund
You may make a gift in honor of a loved one, a graduating senior, a grandchild or a favorite teacher or coach. You also may want to remember a loved one with a memorial gift. Let us know the name of the person you wish to honor or remember when you make your gift. We will send you a receipt for the gift, and we will notify the honoree or the family of the loved one of your kindness. For more information please contact Laura Wrightson
at 910-692-6920 ext. 106.