Ways to Give

Our De Smet Jesuit community is making a difference in the lives of our students by providing much-needed financial assistance through outright gifts of cash, securities, or other property have an immediate impact and are used to support the current needs of our school. Our organization is able to continue its mission because of your support and generosity. By contributing to a campaign listed below, you'll help ensure that our work continues. Online gifts are quick and easy using our secure credit card transactions. We welcome gifts of all sizes and payment plans – whether it's a one-time gift, a monthly contribution or part of a matching gifts program.

Annual Giving

From every corner of the globe, with gifts of every size, our alumni, current parents, parents of alumni and friends are making a difference on campus. They are making positive changes in the lives of young men, representing a wide variety of social and economic backgrounds, becoming leaders at De Smet Jesuit and later in their colleges and communities. Annual Giving’s impact is far reaching, from day-to-day classroom materials to utility payments to providing scholarships and financial aid.

Named Scholarship Funds
  • De Smet Jesuit Alumni Scholarship
  • Rev. John D. Arnold, S.J. Scholarship
  • Kyle Atkins '98 Scholarship
  • George and Anna Backer Scholarship
  • Rev. Richard L. Bailey, S.J. Scholarship
  • John L. Bauer Scholarship
  • Rev. Sherwood T. Boian, S.J. Scholarship
  • Bobby Christman '13 Memorial Scholarship
  • Class Scholarships
  • De Smet Jesuit Men's Club Scholarship
  • De Smet Jesuit Mother's Club Scholarship
  • Ehlman Family Scholarship
  • Brian Frawley Scholarship
  • Helen Fusz Jordan Scholarship
  • Genevieve Ryan Kane Scholarship
  • W.C. Hadel Minority Scholarship
  • Tom W. Rogers, Jr. Scholarship
  • Horace and Rosemary Holmes Scholarship
  • Anna and John Houlihan Scholarship
  • Gregory Jacobsmeyer Scholarship
  • James and Emily Murphy Scholarship
  • Tom W. Rogers, Jr. Scholarship
  • Leonor K. Sullivan Scholarship
  • Ron Windmueller Scholarship

  • Patrick "Doc" Berger Scholarship
  • Jimmy Campise '04 Memorial Scholarship
  • Edward J. Dempsey Scholarship
  • John Faust Scholarship
  • Frank and Mary Cay Finnegan Scholarship
  • Jim Goessling '73 Scholarship
  • Señor Hencel Scholarship
  • Michael A. Jezewak '78 Memorial Scholarship
  • Richard J. Kilo Scholarship
  • Timothy Korobey '04 Memorial Scholarship
  • Edward and Margaret Martin Scholarship
  • McCarthy Scholarship
  • Rev. Thomas F. McQueeny, S.J. Scholarship
  • Stephen M. Ringkamp Memorial Scholarship
  • The Ross Family ('87, '88, '90) Family Scholarship
  • St. Jude Scholarship
  • Walter and Mary Jane Sidney Scholarship
  • Steven Southerland '78 Scholarship
  • Scott Stuckey '92 Memorial Scholarship
  • Frank Tricomi '98 Scholarship
  • Donald and Annette Wahle Family Scholarship
  • Alex Wander '04 Scholarship
  • Zink Family Scholarship

Planned Gifts

Frequently, people who would like to help support De Smet Jesuit High School need to preserve their financial resources for the immediate future, for their lifetimes, or even for a child's future. In such cases donors can make a planned gift, which can provide valuable tax benefits for a donor in the present and valuable resources for De Smet Jesuit in the future.

Matching Gifts

More than 1,000 companies take part in helping employees increase their donation by matching the gift. Some companies even offer a greater than 1:1 match and your gift could double or even triple! Click Here to find out if your company may match your gift to De Smet Jesuit.

Publicly Traded Stock

Using publicly traded stock to make a gift to De Smet Jesuit High School can be a very tax-wise method of giving, especially if the stock has appreciated in value since you acquired it. Giving appreciated stock saves you tax dollars in two ways:

  • First, you will receive an income-tax deduction for the current value of the stock. This value is the average of the high and low price on the transfer date.
  • Second, you avoid paying the tax on the capital gain of the stock.

How Do I Give Publicly-Traded Stock? CLICK HERE to download the information.

If the stock is currently held in a brokerage account: Simply request that your broker transfer the stock into the brokerage account of De Smet Jesuit High School. Your broker will require that you sign a document authorizing the transfer. De Smet Jesuit’s brokerage account information is:

Merrill Lynch
400 Chesterfield Center, Suite 200
Chesterfield, MO 63017
De Smet’s Representative at Merrill Lynch: Richard Wurl Phone: (636) 537-4556

Account Number: 557-04359
DTC: Number: 8862
FBO: De Smet Jesuit High School

  • De Smet Jesuit High School’s Federal Tax ID Number: 43-1102368
  • PLEASE NOTIFY DE SMET JESUIT THAT YOU HAVE MADE THIS TRANSFER. Simply give us a call at (314) 567-3500 and ask for the Advancement Office, or mail us a letter with the details.

If you have stock certificates yourself: Simply date and sign where indicated on the back of each certificate. Then, send the certificates to De Smet Jesuit High School along with a “Relinquishment Letter” which has your notarized signature. Attached is a sample Relinquishment Letter that you may use. Simply fill in the blanks and sign it in front of a Notary Public. De Smet Jesuit has a Notary Public on staff and we can usually arrange for notary service at no charge. The Relinquishment Letter should accompany your certificates when they are delivered to De Smet Jesuit.

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