Ways to Give

However you decide to give, you are helping the Foundation for Exceptional Kids to provide much-needed support for children with disabilities and their families.

Individual Contributions

Most of the gifts to the Foundation for Exceptional Kids come in the form of cash. For instructions on how to make a gift by mail, phone, or credit card; please visit Ways to Give Now.

Matching Gifts

There are many companies that will match-or even triple your gift to the Foundation for Exceptional Kids. Effectively increase the impact of your gift by requesting a matching gift form from your employer. To learn more visit Matching Gifts.

Arizona Tax Credit for Contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations

Maximize your Arizona tax credit dollars and support families who are receiving the needed, vital programming, through a dollar-for-dollar tax credit contribution. The Foundation for Exceptional Kids is a Qualifying Charitable Organization allowing you to claim your donation tax credits on your Arizona Personal Income Tax returns. You can contribute as much as $400 for single, married filing separate or unmarried head of household, and up to $800 for a married couple filing a joint return.

Tribute Gifts

Give a gift with meaning. Make a donation in honor or in memory of a friend or loved one. The Foundation for Exceptional Kids will send an acknowledgment to the recipient on your behalf (gift amount will not be included). Please include the name and address of the honoree or recipient with your donation.

Gifts of Property

By making a gift of real estate, you can leverage a significant asset for your benefit and the Foundation for Exceptional Kids’. While supporting the Foundation’s mission, you can save on taxes, increase your income, and/or reduce the burden of maintaining or selling your property. Gifts can be made with residential, commercial, or undeveloped real estate.

Planned Gifts

There are many assets that may be used to fund a significant gift to the Foundation for Exceptional Kids, including gifts of securities, annuities, life insurance policies and charitable remainder trusts. Leave a gift that creates a legacy.

Become a Socially Conscious Consumer

Enroll in Amazon Smiles and Fry’s Community Rewards to let your purchases support the Foundation for Exceptional Kids.

Visit www.fryscommunityrewards.com to enroll in the program and search “Foundation for Exceptional Kids” to make your purchases support our programs every time you shop.



Through Amazon.com, the Amazon Smile program donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible purchases to Foundation for Exceptional Kids. To sign up, visit smile.amazon.com and choose the Foundation for Exceptional Kids as your charity preference!

Gifts in-Kind

Visit our Wish List for items needed by the Foundation for Exceptional Kids and the programs we support.

How Your Gift Helps

When you support the Foundation for Exceptional Kids, you are supporting programs essential to the special needs’ community, including our Early Learning Center, a year-round preschool program. Did you know that the tuition received from our families only covers 70% of our annual costs to educate our children?

  • $50 provides the essentials for a semester of gardening (seeds, fertilizer, and tools)
  • $75 provides one-on-one therapy to a student or a session of family counseling
  • $100 supplies a classroom with Art or Science Activity Supplies for a semester
  • $350 enrolls a teacher in the Registered Behavior Technician program, allowing them to better support their classroom
  • $500 subsidizes fresh fruits, vegetables, and nutritious snacks at the school for an entire month
  • $750 provides a teacher a tablet and broadband access to COR Advantage program that communicates with parents, helping them understand how their children are developing
  • $1000 provides a piece of adaptive recreation equipment for our students’ playground
  • $1500 funds the COR Advantage program for all students, for the year
  • $2500 enables several low-income families struggling to pay tuition to keep their children enrolled at the Early Learning Center

Your Donation in Action

— Your gift will provide assistance to special needs youth and their families for educational and nourishing programs such as Camp Runamuk. Camp programs build value and self-esteem through group activities, adventures, horseback riding, campfires, and positive relationship-building activities.

— Your generosity will help provide programs that improve social, developmental, and financial goals for children with special needs and the caregivers that support them.

— Your philanthropy will provide support to professionals to cultivate and implement services committed to the positive interaction and integration of special needs consumers into their community.