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Bellarmine is truly grateful for your support. When you make a gift, you join a growing number of individuals and families who value the academic, spiritual and co-curricular education being offered here.

There are a number of ways to contribute:

  • Check or Credit Card

    PAYMENT OPTIONS

    Online - Make a gift or pledge via credit card using our secure online system.

    By Phone - Make a gift or pledge via credit card by contacting:
    Brian Christensen
    (408) 537-9210

    For memorial gifts by phone, contact:
    Diane Seadler
    (408) 537-9215

    By Mail - Make checks payable to Bellarmine College Preparatory and mail to:

    Bellarmine College Preparatory
    Development Office
    960 West Hedding Street
    San Jose, CA 95126 

  • Gifts of Stock/Annuities

    If you would like to make a gift of stock, our transfer instructions include all of the information needed to get you started. Please inform us of the company name and number of shares being donated for acknowledgment and tracking purposes.

    If you have any questions, please contact Ben Roseberry '87.

  • Planned Giving

    To ensure a strong future for Bellarmine College Preparatory, the institution and its mission is reliant upon the generosity of others, today and tomorrow. There are numerous Planned Giving options by which donors may leave a legacy of support that will have a positive impact on generations of students to come. Remembering Bellarmine in your estate plans can also assist in meeting your financial and tax-planning needs.  Whether through bequests, charitable remainder trusts, or other means, gifting Bellarmine through Planned Giving is a wonderful way to fulfill your philanthropic wishes and honor a lifetime of generosity.

    Those who have designated Bellarmine in their estate plans are recognized as members of the Mater Dei Legacy Society.

    We encourage you to contact Bill Colucci, Director of Planned Giving, who can assist in answering any questions you may have. There is also ample information available on our planned giving website to give you some initial direction in understanding your options.

    Bill Colucci, Esq. '82
    bcolucci@bcp.org
    (408) 537-9279

  • Matching Gifts

    Many corporations will match philanthropic donations made by their employees. This is a great way to maximize your gift.  You could possibly double your gift with a corporate match. Simply send us the appropriate paperwork from your employer’s human resources or personnel department, and your gift to Bellarmine will be matched according to your company's guidelines.

    You can determine if your company has a matching gift program via our matching gifts webpage. If your company matches, you may be able to access the forms directly through the search.

  • Gifts In-Kind

    We are pleased to receive gifts of goods or services that may provide a budgetary savings to the school or fulfill a particular departmental need.  Document your donation via an In-Kind Donation form and remit to Ben Roseberry in the Office of Development. We recommend you consult your tax advisor to explore the tax benefits specific to such a gift. 

  • Seat Dedications

    Theatre Seats

    Support Bellarmine's Visual and Performing Arts programs and the Sobrato Center for Humanities and the Arts by dedicating a seat in the Main Stage Theatre. A $1000 gift in your name or in honor of a graduate, relative, friend, or organization will be commemorated with an engraved aluminum nameplate affixed to each dedicated seat.

    Simply make your donation on our online giving form to proceed with the dedication. Select "In Support of - Other" and specify "Theatre Seat Dedication." Alternatively, you may download, complete and return the Theatre Seat Dedication Form.

    Soccer/Lacrosse Seats

    Honor a soccer or lacrosse player, coach, or others by dedicating a seat at Brigit Whims Memorial Field. Your $1000 gift benefits Bellarmine athletics, and features an engraved aluminum plate on each dedicated seat. You can make your donation on our online giving form. Select "In Support of - Other" and specify "Soccer/Lacrosse Seat Dedication." For more information, contact Matt Zuniga, Director of Alumni Relations at mzuniga@bcp.org or (408) 537-9230.

  • No-Cost Fundraising Programs

    Parents, grandparents, and friends of Bellarmine are encouraged to support the school through Amazon Smile, eScrip, S.H.A.R.E.S., and magazine subscription orders and renewals. These programs incur no additional cost to you beyond the goods or services you are purchasing, but have the potential to yield tremendous benefit to Bellarmine’s students. 

    For more details about these programs, refer to the following:

    Amazon Smile - Your Amazon purchases can support Bellarmine. Simply shop through smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to BCP. You'll be prompted to select a charitable organization on your first visit to the site. There are several Bellarmine's from which to choose, so be sure to select the right one! We're listed as Bellarmine College Preparatory United State Catholic Conference, San Jose.

    eScrip - With the eScrip program, participating business partners contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty, credit and debit card purchases to Bellarmine. Register and present your card for your purchases, and just by shopping as you ordinarily do, Bellarmine benefits!

    To register for eScrip, visit http://www.escrip.com/. Once there, enter Bellarmine’s group ID 142129033, and follow the steps outlined to register your support for Bellarmine.

    Contribute through escrip online shopping. Shop at over 700 merchant partners through the eScrip ONLINE MALL.

    Questions about the eScrip program? View this video or contact Ben Roseberry at broseberry@bcp.org or (408) 537-9263.

    SHARES - Do you shop ...FOODMAXX, LUCKY, SAVE MART SUPERMARKET or SMART FOODS? With every swipe of the S.H.A.R.E.S. card, Bellarmine receives 3% return on qualified purchases.

      S – Supporting
      H – Humanities
      A – Arts
      R – Recreation
      E – Education
      S – Sports 

    Cards, which are already registered to Bellarmine, are FREE and can be obtained by contacting Ben Roseberry at broseberry@bcp.org or (408) 537-9263.

    Magazine Subscriptions - By ordering or renewing your magazine subscriptions through Great American Opportunities, Bellarmine will receive a minimum of 40% of your total subscription order. Go to Great American Online and enter Bellarmine's school code, 246124.