Ways to Give

The Fessenden School nurtures a lifetime love of learning in boys—thanks, in large part, to generous gifts from our families, friends, community members, and faculty and staff. Your support is deeply valued, and we thank you.

There are many ways you can give to The Fessenden School. Please review the options below or contact the Advancement Office at (617) 630-2310 or by email for further assistance. 

For reference, the School's Federal Tax ID number is: 04-2103574.

Give a Gift to Fessenden

List of 8 items.

  • Give Online

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

    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 with your check. If you have questions, please call the Advancement Office at 617-630-2310.
  • Give by Phone

    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.
  • Give by Venmo

    You may make your gift through the Venmo app @Fessenden. 
  • Donate through Workplace Giving

    Many companies offer their employees a platform to facilitate personal donations and matching gift opportunities. To submit a donation through this vehicle, please contact your Human Resources Office about eligibility and additional information Fessenden may need to provide in the process. 

    Oftentimes, payments from these platforms are processed quarterly. Therefore, please notify the Office of Institutional Advancement at 617-630-2310 or by email with details of your gift amount and employer’s name so we can confirm receipt.
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  • Give a Gift of Securities

    Please contact the Advancement Office at 617-630-2310 or by email to let us know of your intention to make a gift of stock. 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 the Advancement Office, please have the following information at hand:

    • Full name of the donor(s)
    • Name of the stock
    • Number of shares
    • Date of transfer
    • Intended use (i.e., 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. Your broker will need the following information:

    • 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

    Please 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 the Fessenden School's account at Wells Fargo Advisors.
  • Make a Wire Transfer

    To speak to someone in the Fessenden Business Office call 617-630-2350.

    Domestic Wiring Instructions
    First Republic Bank
    111 Pine Street
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    ABA No:  321081669
    Account No: 80006254025
    For the Account of: The Fessenden School 
    International Wiring Instructions (Foreign or US Currency sent from banks outside the US)
    First Republic Bank
    111 Pine Street
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    Swift # FRBBUS6S
    Beneficiary Bank: First Republic Bank
    ABA No:  321081669
    For the Account of: The Fessenden School
    Account No: 80006254025
  • Give a Planned Gift

    Help Fessenden remain strong for generations to come with a planned gift. Please contact Abby Buccella, Director of Institutional Advancement, at 617-630-2326 so that we may include you in The Frederick James Fessenden Society, which honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the future of The Fessenden School in their estate plans through a bequest, charitable trust, gift annuity, life insurance, or another planning vehicle.
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250 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
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