Our generous donors make our work possible. Many thanks! Tuition does not cover all the costs of our classes and School Partnerships. We invite you to donate now or contact us to find out more.

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The Eliot School’s formal name is Eliot School Trustees, incorporated in 1843 and tax-exempt under IRS 501(c)(3). All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

We gladly accept:

  • donations added to tuition
  • employers' matching gifts
  • gifts “in honor of” or “in memory of”
  • bequests
  • donations on line or by phone or mail:
    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
    PO Box 300351, Jamaica Plain MA 02130
  • donations of stock
    When long-term appreciated securities are donated, no capital gains tax is due on the transfer. The donor may take a charitable tax deduction based on the full current market value. Ask us for instructions to transfer stock via our investment manager.
Donate directly from a Donor-Advised Fund
at Fidelity or Schwab:
Donate through JustGive, with an option
to make monthly donations:

Donate through Network for Good:
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Donate through The Boston Foundation's
Giving Common:

Giving Common

Giving Circles

We invite you to join one of our giving circles:

  • John Eliot Society $3,500+
  • 1676 Society $1,676+
  • Studio Guild $1,000+
  • Artisan Guild $350+
  • Good Neighbor Fund $100+

Donating tools & supplies

We are delighted to accept shop tools and art supplies in good condition. We will need to talk with you first, so contact us about your in-kind donation. We do not accept donations of furniture; our students supply their own.

Guide StarFor comprehensive information useful to donors, see our listing in The Giving Common, an on-line resource run by The Boston Foundation that provides detailed information on Massachusetts non-profit organizations. You may also find us on GuideStar, a national resource for philanthropy.