Ways to Give

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Hilltop Montessori School’s Giving Program runs from July 1 to June 30. All gifts to Hilltop are tax deductible to the full extent of the law, and will be acknowledged in writing for tax purposes. All donors will be recognized in the Hilltop Annual Report, and may be listed as “Anonymous” by request. Please contact Sarah Thessing for more information at 802.257.0500 ext 3.

Cash or Check

Most donors make outright gifts by cash or check. Checks should be made payable to Hilltop Montessori School and mailed to Hilltop at 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Cash should be dropped off at the school directly at the front desk.

Credit Card

Hilltop also accepts gifts and pledge payments. Credit card gifts and pledge payments can be made online, phoned in by calling the Business Office at 802.257.0500 ext. 4, or mailed to the Development Office at 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Please include the donor’s name, credit card number and expiration date, as well as the amount of the gift and to which Fund the gift should be allocated.


You can send a donation to the Hilltop Venmo account at @HMS1972

Please indicate what the donation is for, for example Annual Fund or 50th Anniversary Fund.

Gifts of Securities

For gifts of securities, the gift will be valued on the day that one’s securities are transferred to Hilltop. The contributor’s broker should contact the Development Office for details regarding account information (802.257.0500 ext 3).

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many corporations offer employees Matching Gift programs. This is an easy way to double or triple the value of your gift. Contributors should obtain a matching gift form from their employer and mail or drop it off at the Development Office along with their gift or pledge payment.


A bequest is a gift made through your will or living trust. It is a straightforward way to make a gift to Hilltop, and worthy of your consideration. A bequest might be used to ensure your annual contributions continue, or to make a special one-time gift to our school.

Contact Us

Sarah Thessing
Director of Development
Hilltop Montessori School
802.257.0500 ext 3
[email protected]