The Friends of Graded Foundation is recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service as a not-for-profit/501(c)(3) organization (US tax ID is 23-7032466) and provides US tax benefits. The foundation’s board of directors has complete control and discretion over the use of all contributions and has the right to redirect contributions in the event it determines that to be warranted. Gifts made to the Friends of Graded Foundation are tax-deductible for US taxpayers to the full extent of US tax code.

Donations may be made in the US in support of three strategic fundraising initiatives:

Graded Annual Fund

Major Gifts

Alumni Financial Aid


All donations made to the Friends of Graded Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


Make a gift to Graded via credit card through this link.



The Friends of Graded Foundation can help you integrate your charitable giving with your estate planning. Please contact us at [email protected].



Please send checks made out to:*

Friends of Graded Foundation
C/O Ball Baker Leake, LLC

122 East 42nd Street, Suite 810
New York, NY 10168

*Kindly designate, on the back of the check, that the gift is to be directed towards: Graded Annual Fund; Graded Campus Project; Graded Scholar Program; Excellence in Teaching Initiative; or the Janet Sallouti Alumni Financial Aid Endowment. 



The Friends of Graded Foundation welcomes donations of securities via our brokerage account. If you own stock or mutual fund shares that have appreciated in value, you can give these shares to FGF and not pay any capital tax gain on the profit.

If you are interested in donating, please contact us at [email protected].