The generous support of the Crystal community allows us to provide financial assistance, expanded programs, dedicated faculty, and state-of-the art facilities for our all of our students.
The Crystal Fund Crystal Fund gifts support vital aspects of the educational program including faculty salaries, financial assistance, classroom expenses, and maintenance of our facilities. 100% of families donated last year. Questions? Contact Kristy Cowan via email.
Planned Giving - Mansion Heritage Society Donors who are committed to the long-term prosperity of Crystal may include the school as part of their estate plan. Questions? Betsy Berman via email or by phone (650) 375-5431.
Gryphon Gala: An annual community-wide auction fundraiser that brings together parents, alumni, students, staff and friends of CSUS to support faculty professional development and financial assistance programs for students.
Doc Ingersoll Memorial Golf Tournament: Organized by the Gryphon Club, this tournament honors Doc Ingersoll's commitment to education, both in athletics and academics, and allows the Gryphon Club to support athletic and other inter-scholastic programs at Crystal.
Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporation. Tax ID# 94-1247265.
Gifts of appreciated securities provide a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock while avoiding capital gains tax on the appreciated value.
To give stock to Crystal, please follow the instructions below:
1. Contact Gavi Goldstein in the Crystal Advancement Office to notify CSUS of the stock transfer (650-342-4175 ext.1644 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Please provide the following information:
Name of security
Number of shares
Purpose of the gift (i.e. Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, etc.)
2. Contact your broker with wire transfer instructions.
Morgan Stanley (preferred)
Account Manager: Mr. Alexander Bianchi
DTC #: 0015
CSUS Account #: 112-137838
Address: 245 Lytton Avenue, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Contact Gavi Goldstein in the Advancement office (650-342-4175 ext.1644 or email@example.com) for instructions on stock transfer through Charles Schwab.
Crystal Springs Uplands School will issue a receipt for tax purposes once the securities are sold. The date of the gift receipt is the date these instructions are given; the value of gift is the average price of the stock on the date of transfer.
When making a gift to CSUS, please be sure to take advantage of any available matching gift programs. Many corporations will match an employee’s charitable contributions, doubling and sometimes tripling the gift amount to the school.
Pledges to the Crystal Fund and Alumni Giving may be made online here. Capital pledges may be paid over a period of five years. Pledges will be counted toward the campaign goal when confirmed in writing.
Bequests and life income trusts are some of the vehicles by which you may include CSUS in your estate planning. Such gifts offer major tax benefits while supporting the school. Planned gift donors are members of the CSUS Mansion Heritage Society.
Parents are encouraged to help support student activities by shopping at Amazon Smile and eScrip Online Mall. Shopping throughout the year (birthdays, holidays, anniversaries) can also benefit Crystal student activities. (eScrip: Crystal group ID #119145626)