Any questions, please contact:
Maureen McNally
847.824.6900 x284

Students in front of building

Tuition revenue alone is not enough  to cover the costs of educating our students. Willows Academy, an independent Catholic school, relies on the generosity of supporters like you to help us keep a Willows education affordable to many more families.

Credit Cards Donate online
Checks Checks made payable to Willows Academy can be delivered in person or mailed to:
Willows Academy
Attn: Maureen McNally
Business Office
1015 Rose Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Cash Gifts Please deliver cash gifts to Willows Academy:
Maureen McNally
Business Office
1015 Rose Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Corporate Matching Gifts Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable donations made by their employees. This opportunity multiplies the value of your gift to Willows. Please contact your employer to find out if your donation is eligible for a matching gift and to request a matching gift form.
Donor Advised Funds If you have a donor advised fund, you can request a grant be made to Willows Academy from your fund. If your grant administrator needs verification of our tax exempt status, our EIN number is #36-2813264.   Did you know you can suggest multi-year grants that are distributed on a regular schedule?
You can request an annual gift to Willows Academy Annual Fund be granted on a specific date every year. Check with your fund administrator for more information. Have you created a final distribution plan for your donor advised fund?
You can create your legacy plan by setting up fund distributions that occur after your lifetime. Check with your fund administrator to name Willows Academy as a beneficiary of your donor advised fund after your lifetime.
Stock Transfers Gifts of appreciated securities are a great way to support Willows. Donors receive the deduction for the value of the fair market value of the stock transferred and avoid taxes associated with capital gains on the appreciated stock.

Please contact Maureen McNally, General Manager, at 847.824.6900 x 284 for instructions on supporting our school this way.

Estate Gifts The simplest way to leave assets to Willows Academy is through your will or living trust. A sentence in your will or living trust helps ensure that Willows Academy can continue its mission for years to come.    

“I give to Willows Academy, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 1015 Rose Avenue, Des Plaines, IL, [write amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

Contact Maureen McNally for additional information on bequests or to discuss different options for including Willows Academy in your will or estate plan.