Many thanks to our generous donors for their support. Tuition does not cover all the costs of running our classes and School Partnership Programs. We invite you to donate now or contact us to find out more.

donate Eliot School — To donate easily through JustGive,
with an option to make monthly donations.



Giving Common
 — To donate through The Boston Foundation / Giving Common.


— To donate directly from a Donor-Advised Fund at Fidelity or Schwab:

Giving Circles

We invite you to join one of our giving circles:

  • John Eliot Society $3,500
  • 1676 Society $1,676
  • Studio Guild $1,000
  • Artisan Guild $350
  • Good Neighbor Fund $100

We gladly accept:

  • donations on line or by phone or mail:
    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
    PO Box 300351, Jamaica Plain MA 02130
  • donations added to tuition
  • employers' matching gifts
  • gifts “in honor of” or “in memory of”
  • donations of stock
    When long-term appreciated securities are donated, no capital gains tax is due on the transfer. The donor may take a charitable tax deduction based on the full current market value. Ask us for instructions to transfer stock via our investment manager.
  • bequests

The Eliot School's formal name is Eliot School Trustees, incorporated in 1843 and tax-exempt under IRS 501(c)(3). All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Donating tools & supplies

We are delighted to accept shop tools and art supplies in good condition. We will need to talk with you first, so contact us about your in-kind donation. We do not accept donations of furniture; our students supply their own.

GuideStarFor comprehensive information useful to donors, see our listing in The Giving Common, an on-line resource run by The Boston Foundation that provides detailed information on Massachusetts non-profit organizations. You may also find us on GuideStar, a national resource for philanthropy.