(GEF) is a 501 (c) (3) organization that serves as the direct support organization to the Goddard Public Schools. Our mission is to provide resources designed to enrich educational opportunities to the students of USD 265 through an independent nonprofit community based organization. Your contribution may be directed to the Goddard Education Foundation General Fund or to a designated program area including:
Planned giving allows you to create a legacy of support to Goddard Students through the Goddard Education Foundation.
Contact the Foundation to schedule a meeting with a GEF Board Trustee.
The GEF Board may consider each gift according to its intended use, restrictions, liabilities and financial impact on the GEF or Goddard Schools, now and in the future. Only gifts, bequests, devises, endowments, trusts and similar funds that are designated for the use of GEF consistent with the stated goals and mission of the Goddard Schools will be considered for acceptance. The gift solicitor will refer to the GEF Board, before acceptance, gifts that are given with unusual restrictions or designations or have the potential of jeopardizing the tax exempt status of violating GEF or Goddard Schools policies, local, state, or federal laws.
Bequest made in a Will
CD’s, Saving Accounts, Brokerage Accounts
Checking Accounts with P.O.D. provisions
Charitable Gift Annuity
Charitable and Lead Trust
Charitable Remainder Trust
Closely Held Securities
Deferred Gift Annuity
USD 265 Employee Payroll Deduction
Gift of Life Insurance
Memorials, Honorary Tributes, Endowments
Multiple Year Gift Pledge
Outright Gift of Real Estate
Pooled Income Fund
Real Estate with Life Tenancy
Retirement Accounts and Pension Plans
IRS Tax Exempt Determination 501(c)(3). Federal I.D. #47-2188832. Gifts to the Foundation are deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Refunds must be requested within 14 calendar days of the date on which you made the online donation. Refunds will be issued as a credit to the credit card used for the original donation. Checks may be mailed to: Goddard Education Foundation, 201 S. Main St., Goddard, KS 67052