make a difference

We hope you will consider joining our family of donors. There are many ways to support the Asheville City Schools Foundation and leave a legacy of supporting all students. Thank you for centering Asheville’s children in your philanthropic giving.

Ways to Give

Donate

Donate via Cash, Check, or PayPal. Cash and Checks can be mailed to: Asheville City Schools Foundation, PO Box 3196, Asheville, NC 28802.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are an excellent way to add strength to your gift. Many large corporations have an employee matching gifts program where they will match your gift 1:1! Volunteer for ACSF or ACS? Some employers will even match volunteer hours with cash to the nonprofit! Ask your employer for more information.


Recurring online giving

Recurring Online Giving is a great option for you if you want to GIVE BIG one small monthly donation at a time. Tax acknowledgment receipts for recurring donations are mailed annually in January.

 

corporate & Event Sponsorships

Sponsorships are an excellent opportunity for your business to align your corporate philanthropy mission while supporting the success of students in Asheville City Schools. Please contact Rebecca Abide, Development Coordinator, (828) 350-6179 or email at rebecca@acsf.org for more information on sponsor opportunities and benefits.


Memorial funds/honorariums

Memorial Funds/Honorariums You can make a gift in honor or in memory of a special person or occasion. If you would like, the Foundation will notify the appropriate person of your thoughtfulness and keep the amount of your gift confidential. 


Asheville Promise Scholarship

In order to support the academic promise of our students, the Asheville City Schools Foundation administrates over $180,000 in scholarship awards each year to deserving Asheville High and SILSA students to continue their education. Learn more about scholarship giving here.


Distribution of Assets

You may provide for the eventual distribution of assets, such as those held in retirement fund accounts or life insurance policies, potentially gaining tax or financial benefits. You may also include the Asheville City Schools Foundation in your will or living trust. Please contact Rebecca Abide, Development Coordinator, (828) 350-6179 or email at rebecca@acsf.org for more information. Click here to view our planned giving brochure.

Transfer of Stock

You may transfer shares of stock to the Asheville City Schools Foundation. Please contact Rebecca Abide, Development Coordinator, (828) 350-6179 or email at rebecca@acsf.org for ACSF’s TD Ameritrade account information.


FAQs

Is my donation tax deductible? 

Yes. The Asheville City Schools Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service. Gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.


What is your EIN Number?

58-1835982


Who do I contact for general questions?

For general questions about donating to the Asheville City Schools Foundation, please contact Rebecca Abide, Development Coordinator, (828) 350-6179 or by email at rebecca@acsf.org.