Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities           

Annual Fund

Each fall, we launch the Annual Fund, an appeal to the entire La Scuola community for contributions that supplement the School’s yearly operating budget. The Annual Fund supports faculty salaries and financial assistance, as well as core programmatic needs such as teaching supplies, lab equipment, technology, musical instruments and more. The Annual Fund also provides need based support for any qualified student wishing to attend La Scuola. If you wish to designate your gift to the Can Akant Johnny Toksu Educational Fund, you will help to keep alive the memory of one of our most beloved students.

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Employer Gift Matching

If you or your spouse work for a company that matches gifts, you may be able to increase your support. Through corporate gift matching programs to non-profit educational institutions your support of La Scuola may be augmented. You will receive recognition for the total amount contributed by you and your employer. Please contact your human resources department for more information on how to take advantage of the gift matching opportunity.


Celebrated each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday is another way our community supports the school during the time of the year when people around the world give thanks.

Amazon Smile Program

Shop with AmazonSmile today and make La Scuola students and teachers smile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support La Scuola every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to La Scuola.

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device and search for La Scuola d’Italia. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. With each eligible AmazonSmile purchase, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to La Scuola.*

*Donations come from the AmazonSmile Foundation (at no cost to the shopper) and are not tax-deductible.

Gifts by check

To make a gift by check, please make your check payable to “La Scuola d’Italia,” noting that it should be designated for the “Annual Fund.” Please be sure to include your contact information: Name, Address, email and phone number(s).

Mail to:

La Scuola d’Italia
12 East 96th St.
New York, NY 10128

La Scuola is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, and donations are tax deductible to extent allowed by law.

To realize tax-savings benefits, please use the following schedule:

  • All checks must be postmarked by December 31.
  • Make your gift online by 10:00 p.m. EST on December 31.
  • If you are transferring securities, shares must appear in our account by 4:00 p.m. EST on December 31.

Thank you for supporting La Scuola d’Italia!

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