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  • CARES Act Charitable Deduction Changes
    Information regarding charitable deductions resulting from the CARES Act.

    With the recent passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, two important changes were made to the tax code impacting charitable deductions for 2020.

    1. For taxpayers, individuals and couples, who take the standard deduction, you may now take an above-the-line deduction of up to $300 (per filing unit) for 2020. This deduction does not apply to contributions to a Donor Advised Fund.

    2. For taxpayers who itemize their deductions, the CARES Act suspends (for 2020) the limitation on your deduction amount for charitable cash contributions. The limitation was previously set at 60% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). Again, this suspension does not apply to contributions to Donor Advised Funds.

    As always, we encourage you to consult with your tax advisor for more information.

What is the 25% designation to the Alumni Endowment?

Alumni can designate 25% of their unrestricted Annual Fund gifts for the Hackley Alumni Endowment Fund. The Alumni Endowment provides supplemental funding for programs and events keeping alumni connected with the Hilltop. Income from the endowment supports, among other things, Financial Aid, Faculty Compensation, Alumni Humanities Faculty Chair, the Senior Class Trip, networking, regional, Women of Hackley, and young alumni events. If the "Alumni Endowment" box is left blank your gift will go to the Annual Fund. Thank you!

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Teresa Weber

    Teresa Weber 

    Director of Advancement
  • Photo of Katharine Ritz

    Katy Ritz 

    Associate Director of Advancement
    (914) 366-2631
  • Photo of Marjorie McNaughton Ford '85

    Margie McNaughton Ford '85 

    Director of Alumni Engagement

Will your company match your contribution?

If so, you might qualify for a higher Giving Club.
If you get a match, please have the matching gift sent to:
Advancement Office
Hackley School
293 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Hackley's tax id number is 13-1740452.

Alumni Giving

The power of the Hackley community over the past year is inspiring, exemplifying what we already knew – our Hackley is more than just a school. The students, faculty, families, and alumni truly came together committed to providing an exceptional educational experience. Extraordinary things happen every day at Hackley and when you support the Annual Fund, you provide a source of stability that allows our faculty to be flexible to meet the needs of every student, every day growing in character, scholarship, and accomplishment. All gifts to the Annual Fund need to be payable by June 30.

Philanthropy in this moment embodies the true spirit of Hackley and reflects our desire to continually lift up one another. We are stronger together. Thank you.

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