Gifts to Wyoming Seminary represent your commitment to the future of the school and its students. You may choose to support the Annual Giving Campaign, contribute to the school’s endowment, or make a bequest. Gift and estate planning tips >
Sem has fostered a tradition of giving among alumni, parents, faculty, and friends. Your support is needed to sustain this legacy and propel Sem into the future with confidence and strength. For more information call the Alumni Office at 570-270-2140 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The theme of this year’s Annual Giving Campaign is Heart and Soul. We honor the Sem faculty who are the heart and soul of the school and who commit themselves to providing quality education to students. Please consider making a donation in honor of the Sem faculty member who had an impact on your life.
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- Society Giving Week
- Ways to Give
Ways to Give
There are several ways to give back to Sem. Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 570-270-2140 or email@example.com.
DONATE WITH PAYPAL
CREDIT CARD GIFT BY PHONE
We accept American Express, VISA and MasterCard by phone. Call 570-270-2140 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday-Friday.
PLEDGE OR MAKE A GIFT BY MAIL
Please provide your name, relationship to the school (class year or child’s graduating year) and how you would like your gift credited. Choices include academics, athletics, faculty support, scholarships, performing/fine arts, in memory of and in honor of. Mail may be sent to:
Alumni and Development Office
201 North Sprague Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704-3593
To learn about volunteering opportunities with the Alumni Council or the Parents Associations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Recognition Giving Levels
Recognition Giving Levels
Donchess Society $10,000 or more President’s Anniversary Circle $5,000 to $9,999 President’s Cabinet $2,500 to $4,999 The Founder’s Society $1,844 to $2,499 Nelson Tower Associates $1,000 to $1,843 Levi Sprague Fellows $500 to $999 1844 Club $250 to $499 Dean’s Society $100 to $249 Blue & White Club $1 to $99
- Donate Online
Giving online not only saves you the cost of postage, it allows the school to apply your gifts more quickly to the development of our students. Thank you for supporting Wyoming Seminary!
If you would like to make a gift online now, please click the button below.
- Annual Giving Campaign
Annual Giving Campaign
When you support the Annual Giving Campaign...
You ensure that excellence is revered. You support teachers who inspire students. You nurture friendships that overcome stereotypes. You foster interests that become passions. You transform lives.
Designate your gift to a special area of interest or make a gift that will be used to address the greatest needs of the school for the current fiscal year. Either way, you will be supporting an institution known for creating strength, leadership and a brighter future for all.
- Academic Support
- Global Languages
- Financial Aid
- The Arts
- Athletic Department
- Building and Property Maintenance
- Greatest Current Needs
- Academic Support
- EITC Program
Education Improvement Tax Credit
Your company can transform the lives of future Sem graduates through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. By making a contribution to Sem’s scholarship fund through EITC, your company can receive Pa. State tax credit equal to 75 percent of your contribution. If your company commits to the program for two consecutive years, the credit will be 90 percent of your contribution.
HOW IT WORKS
• More than $75 million is available on a first-comefirst-served basis for contributions to scholarship organizations like Wyoming Seminary.
• Companies in Pennsylvania that pay any of the following taxes qualify to participate:
- Corporate Net Income Tax
- Capital Stock Franchises Tax
- Bank and Trust Company Shares Tax
- Title Insurance Companies Shares Tax
- Insurance Premiums Tax
- Mutual Thrift Insurance Premium Tax
• Information regarding application deadlines can be found here.*
What is the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program?
The EITC Program enables companies to support nonprofit schools at minimal cost. Instead of sending tax dollars to Harrisburg, companies can reallocate them to support Wyoming Seminary’s financial aid program.
Who may make EITC gifts?
You might be surprised. Businesses ranging from neighborhood pharmacies, to mid-sized companies, to large corporations all are eligible. This includes the following type of businesses:
• C-Corporations (taxed at the corporate level)
• Sole Proprietors
• Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s)
• Subchapter S corporations and other businesses that pay their State business taxes under the personal income tax on PA business income
How much of a business’ tax liability can be donated to Wyoming Seminary through EITC
Businesses can receive a tax credit equal to 75% of a contribution up to $750,000 per year. The credit increases to 90% if the business agrees to provide the same amount for two years.
Can Sem help me apply?
Yes. We will work with you. We want to make the process as simple as possible. Contact John H. Shafer '71 at 570-270-2140 or e-mail email@example.com. For additional information, visit www.newpa.com/EITC.
THANKS TO OUR PARTICIPANTSRead more
• Almo Corporation
• Benco Dental Company
• Carr & Duff, Inc.
• Community Bank
• Cornell Iron Works
• Crestwood Membranes, Inc.
• Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank
• First Keystone Community Bank
• First National Bank of Pennsylvania
• First National Community Bank
• Frontier Communications
• KNBT Bank
• Koberlein Environmental Service
• Lackawanna Casualty Company
• Luzerne Bank
• Martz Group
• Masonry Preservation Services, Inc.
• Medico Industries
• Metz Culinary Management
• National Penn Bank
• Penn Security Bank
• Petroleum Service Company
• PNC Bank
• Pride Mobility Products Corps.
• Snyder & Clemente
• Sordoni Construction Services
• Straub Metal International
• Topp Copy