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Giving Options to The Fessenden School

We accept American Express, MasterCard, and Visa. Click here to donate using our secure online form.

Checks from a personal account, Donor Advised Fund or Family Foundation should be made payable to The Fessenden School and mailed to:

The Fessenden School
Attn: Advancement Office
250 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Please specify if you are supporting the Annual Fund or another fund on your check.

If you would like to make your pledge or gift by telephone with your credit card, please call the Advancement Office at (617) 630-2310.

You may make your gift through the Venmo app using the handle @Fessenden.

Many companies allow employees to enhance personal donations through matching gift opportunities. Please contact your company’s human resources staff about eligibility and any documentation Fessenden needs to provide to facilitate a matching gift. 

Payments from some matching gift platforms are processed quarterly. If this is the case with your company, please share the details of your gift amount and employer’s name with Fessenden by phone at (617) 630-2310 or by email at advancement@fessenden.org to confirm receipt.

If you wish to make a gift of securities, please notify the Advancement Office by phone at (617) 630-2310 or by email at advancement@fessenden.org. Since brokers do not always inform us about a gift, providing details of your transfer will ensure that your gift is credited correctly. 

When you contact us, please include the following information: 

  • Full name of the donor(s)
  • Name of the stock
  • Number of shares
  • Date of transfer
  • Intended use (e.g., Annual Fund)
  • Name and telephone number of your broker

The preferred method of receiving stocks is via DTC to our agent at Wells Fargo Advisors. Please provide the following information to your broker: 

DTC #0141
Fessenden’s Acct. #3188-3237

Fessenden’s Broker:
Wells Fargo Advisors
130 Turner Street, 8th Floor – Building 3
Waltham, MA 02453

Phone: (781) 472-7800 or (800) 225-9184

Fax: (781) 472-7880

Note: According to IRS tax code (Regulation 1.170A-1(b)), gifts of securities received via DTC will be acknowledged using the mean value of the stock on the day it is received into Fessenden’s account at Wells Fargo Advisors.

For assistance with a wire transfer gift, please contact the Fessenden Business Office at (617) 630-2357

Domestic Wiring Instructions

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
New York, NY 10017

ABA No: 321081669
Account No: 80006254025
For the Account of: The Fessenden School 

International Wiring Instructions 

For US currency sent from banks outside the US

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
New York, NY 10017

Swift # CHASUS33
Beneficiary Bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
ABA No: 321081669

For the Account of: The Fessenden School
Account No: 80006254025

Foreign currency sent from banks outside the US may require additional wire instructions. Please consult your bank and contact the Fessenden Business Office with the request for additional instructions.

Donors who include The Fessenden School in their estate plans through a bequest, charitable trust, gift annuity, life insurance, or another planning vehicle are eligible for The Frederick James Fessenden Society. Please contact Director of Advancement Abby Buccella at (617) 630-2326 for more information about securing Fessenden’s future through planned giving.