Your gift will help PEF preserve the success of our schools for future generations. 

Our strong schools are one of the main reasons people choose to live here, and each year community members make gifts to PEF in a variety of ways. Make a lasting impact on the award-winning education provided to all children in our public schools by extending your support to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF) through your estate plan.

To Get Started:

  1. Always seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  2. Ask your IRA administrator about making a direct transfer to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation or have the administrator send a check from your account to us. (To be tax-free, the donation must go directly from your account to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation without passing through your hands.)
  3. Contact Kristin Curren, PEF Development Director, 310.378.2278 or kristin@pvpef.org for additional information on making a gift from your IRA, trust, real estate or other vehicle
  4. Join our mailing list by going to the bottom of our home page (click HERE) to be apprised of special PEF get togethers to discuss planned giving options.

Legal name: Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation
Address: P.O. Box 2632, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
Federal tax ID number: 95-3498211

Explore Your Planned Giving Options to PEF

Wills and Trusts
If you wish to leave precious resources to PEF in your will, please use PEF’s full legal name – Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation. Tax ID 95-3498211.

Charitable Gift Annuities
These are Gifts that pay you income. You can support Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation and feel confident that you have dependable income in your retirement years. You can do this with a charitable gift annuity.

Charitable Remainder Trusts
You may create a charitable remainder trust with appreciated assets. The trust pays you or your designee income for either a period of time or life, with the remainder of assets going to the Foundation.

IRA Charitable Rollover
You can designate Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation as the beneficiary of all or a percentage of your IRA and it will pass to us tax-free after your lifetime.

Memorials and Tribute Gifts
If you have a loved one who would like to continue their appreciation of PV public schools, you can establish a memorial or tribute gift ~ a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission.

Real Estate
There are ways to make gifts to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation without impacting your bank account. Consider giving PEF real estate, such as a personal residence, vacation home, farm, commercial property or undeveloped land.

Endowed Gifts
An endowment gift to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation today provides a long term stability for PEF’s future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long term benefits.

Donor Advised Funds
A donor advised fund, which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation and other qualified charities.

Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results