Ways to Give

Credit Card

Giving to BB&N by credit card is secure, easy, and fast. Use your Visa, Mastercard, or American Express card to make your gift using our online giving form.

If you prefer, you can make a gift by credit card by calling us at 617-800-2724. Please have the following information ready when you call: credit card number, expiration date, gift amount, and what you’d like your gift to support.


Please send your check, payable to BB&N, to :

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Office of External Affairs
80 Gerry's Landing Road
Cambridge, MA 02138-5512.


If you would like to make a gift of securities, please contact Meg Macri, Director of Advancement Services, for detailed stock transfer instruction at (617) 800-2724.

Matching Gifts

The impact of your gift could be doubled or tripled by a corporate match made by your or your partner’s employer. A complete list of the corporations with matching gift programs for independent schools is available by clicking here.

Planned Gifts

As you plan to provide for your family’s future, you can extend your support for BB&N with a gift that makes a lasting impact and also benefits you and/or your loved ones.

  • You can provide for BB&N in your will with a specific gift amount or a percentage of your estate.
  • You or a beneficiary can receive quarterly payments through a charitable gift annuity.
  • You can name BB&N as the beneficiary of a retirement account (e.g., IRA, 401k), donor advised fund, or insurance policy.
  • You can donate your primary or secondary residence to BB&N, continue to live there, and receive a tax break.

Learn more about these and other options on our Planned Giving page.

The Almy Society recognizes the generosity of the alumni/ae, parents, grandparents, and friends who have remembered the School in their estate plans through wills, trusts, or other planned gift arrangements. Members are listed in our Annual Report of Giving.

For more information, contact Janet Rosen, Director of Stewardship.

Honorary Gifts

Gifts to any of BB&N's fundraising initiatives can be made in honor or in memory of current or former faculty or staff, family members, friends, other loved ones, or to recognize a special occasion. The name(s) of the honoree or person being remembered can be noted through the online giving form or in writing at the time the gift is made. Notification of such tribute gifts is sent by the School to the appropriate honoree or family member. 

Endowment Gifts

BB&N welcomes the support of members of our community who wish to invest in the School’s future through gifts to the endowment, and to specific capital projects to renovate and enhance BB&N’s physical plant as identified by the Board of Trustees and School administration. Visit our Endowment Page for more information and a list of many of BB&N's endowed and spendable funds. 

If you are interested in making an endowed or capital gift to BB&N, please contact Janet Rosen, Director of Stewardship. 

The 1974 Leadership Society recognizes donors of $2,500 or more in a given fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) for either unrestricted or restricted purposes.
visit our donor recognition page for more information on BB&N's giving societies. 
Membership Levels:

Renaissance Associates:
$100,000 and above
Cantabrigian Associates:
$50,000 - $99,999
Comitas Associates:
$25,000 - $49,999
Litterae Associates:
$10,000 - $24,999
Honestas Associates:
$5,000 - $9,999
Founders: $2,500 - $4,999

1974 Young Alumni/ae Leadership Society Membership Levels

Civis Associates:
$1,000 - $2,499
(Graduates of the last two decades)
Affinitas Associates:
$100 - $999
(Graduates of the last decade)