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Ways to Give

Every gift to our school, regardless of size, makes a difference to our students’ experiences at French International School of Oregon. Thank you for your interest in supporting French International.

Online Gifts and Pledges

Gifts may be made online through our secure donation forms. Make a gift or pledge online:  

FY24 Annual Fund Online Giving

Cash & Checks

Cash donations should be delivered in hand to the front office. Checks should be made payable to “French International School of Oregon” and mailed to: 

French International School of Oregon
ATTN: Development Office 
8500  NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR  97229

Matching Gifts

Your gift can have an even greater impact if your company has a matching gift program. Find out here if your company will match your gift: 


Note to Intel and Nike Employees: Gifts to French International, in order to be eligible for matching gifts, must be made through the Intel or Nike portal on the Benevity website. Search for French International to donate with a credit card or PayPal.



Alternative Gifts

Planned Giving

Did you know that you can include French International School of Oregon as a beneficiary in your will or living trust? Planned giving will help to ensure the legacy of French International, can help meet your financial and philanthropic goals, and often carries significant tax benefits. 

Ask your financial planner about these 5 easy ways to include French International in your estate planning:

  • Gifts in a will (bequests)
  • Beneficiary designations (involving all or part of life insurance, IRA, 401(k), etc.)
  • Gifts from an IRA
  • Gifts from a donor advised fund
  • Gifts of appreciated stock

Société Héritage

We are pleased to acknowledge those who have included French International in their estate plans by honoring them as members of our Société Héritage. Please fill out the bequest intention form to be included in the Société Héritage. Members will be invited to the 1979 Society events and will be recognized in our Annual Report on Philanthropy.

Bequest Intention Form

Gala Auction Items

If you are interested in donating wine, retail items, vacation property or season tickets, we’d be happy to accept those gifts to be included in our Annual Gala and Auction. All funds raised will go toward financial aid at French International. For questions regarding event-related gifts, please contact Monica Perez, Development Events Coordinator.

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are non-cash, tangible goods donated to the school for which the donor can receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the item. Typical gifts-in-kind include laboratory or athletic equipment, and auction items for our annual Gala. 

For questions regarding in-kind gifts or to determine the school’s ability to use an item, please contact the Development Office at or 503-292-7776 x1305.

Please note: Establishing a dollar value on donated items for tax purposes is the exclusive responsibility of the donor. Donated services are not tax deductible.

In-Kind Donation Form

Thank you for considering a donation to our school!

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