Ways to Give

There are many ways to support Shady Side Academy. Your gift of time or financial support is invaluable. An investment today ensures that we will continue to provide the challenging and inspiring environment that makes Shady Side Academy so special.

Below are a few of the ways you can support our students, faculty and community. Shady Side Academy's Federal Tax ID is 25-0965561.

Online Gifts

Make your gift online with a credit card. We accept Visa, American Express, Mastercard and Discover.

Gifts by Mail

Checks or money orders made payable to Shady Side Academy can be mailed to:

Shady Side Academy
Alumni & Development Office
423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Company Matching Gifts

You can double or even triple your donation with a matching gift from your employer. There are more than 4,000 companies and foundations that match gifts to independent schools. Enter your employer's name below to search if your company offers a matching gift program!

Gifts of Stocks or Bonds

Gifts of stocks or bonds are best made electronically through Fidelity Investments. Shady Side Academy’s account number at Fidelity is X77-072508 and the DTC number is 0226. The Federal Tax ID number for Shady Side Academy is 25-0965561.

To ensure Shady Side Academy is accurately allocating your charitable contribution, please contact Ali Saras, Director of Alumni and Development, at asaras@shadysideacademy.org or 412-968-3077, with the name of the stock, amount and approximate time of transfer.

Recurring Gifts

Continue your support throughout the year by establishing monthly or bi-monthly payments. Complete the Recurring Gifts or Installments Form to make an ongoing gift.

Gifts in Honor or in Memory of Someone

You may make a gift in honor of a loved one, a graduating senior, a grandchild or a favorite teacher or coach. You also may want to remember a loved one with a memorial gift. Let us know the name of the person you wish to honor or remember when you make your gift. We will send you a receipt for the gift, and we will notify the honoree or the family of the loved one of your kindness. For more information, contact Alicia Barnes, at 412-968-3017 or abarnes@shadysideacademy.org.

Levels of Giving

The Founders Society

The Founders Society is a group of generous individuals who work to further Shady Side Academy with their leadership support. Matching gifts are credited toward society membership.

President's Circle: $25,000 and above

President's Fellow: $7,500–$24,999

Benefactor: $5,000–$7,499

Leadership Member: $2,500–$4,999

1883 Member: $1,883–$2,499

Blue & Gold Circle

Anniversary Club: $1,250-$1,882

Ambassador: $500-$1,249

Patron: $250-$499

Donor: $10-$249