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Information for Donors

Give to LEAP

LEAP is a non-profit organization and all of our programs are free of charge.  We rely on donors like you to carry out our mission. Every dollar you give to LEAP creates new and amazing opportunities for a child or teen. Donations are 100% secure and tax-deductible.


To view LEAP's financial documents and learn more about our funding challenges, see our Financial Information page. To learn more about why donating to LEAP matters now more than ever, see our Reasons to Donate to LEAP page. To learn more about ways to make a planned gift to LEAP and how to join the LEAP Legacy Society, see our Planned Giving Options page. Other questions? Contact Rachel at      

Donate Today


Make a secure, online donation to support academic and social enrichment for New Haven youth. We hope you will add the 2.3% processing fee to your gift so LEAP receives your full donation.  You can donate by credit card or PayPal. 

Become a Sustaining Donor


Monthly recurring gifts provide steady, reliable support. Simply check the "Make this a monthly donation" box when you donate.

Make an Honorary Donation


Dedicate your donation to a friend or relative to show your appreciation or honor their memory. Please send an email with their name and address with "Honorary Donation" in the subject line to, and we will let them know about your donation.

Donate by Mail


Send your check to LEAP, 31 Jefferson Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Donations can be made payable to "LEAP."

Give Appreciated Stock


Support LEAP through the gift of an appreciated asset. Please notify Rachel Kline Brown ( what is being transferred including the number of shares and who the donor is.

Donations go to

Firm Name: Fidelity Investments

DTC: 0226

Account #: 657-221430


Make a Planned Gift & Join LEAP's Legacy Society


Remember LEAP in your estate plan for a specific dollar amount or percentage. By doing so, you will become a member of the LEAP legacy society. Click here for more information.


Give Through a Donor Advised Fund

If you have a donor advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to LEAP, directly from your DAF (sponsoring organizations are Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon).  Simply click here go to our personalized Donor Advised Fund page. Once there, you can select the institution, the designation (how the funds

should be used) and the amount of the gift. When you click the “Next” button, you will be taken directly to your donor advised fund provider. If your donor-advised fund provider is not listed, contact your provider

directly with a request to make a grant to LEAP.

LEAP's Tax ID Number: 22-2906574

Donor Privacy Policy: LEAP does not share, sell or trade our donors' names or other personal information with any other entity, nor do we contact our donors on behalf of other organizations.
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