Make a Donation!

Your donation to the Manchester Essex Education Fund enables us to continue to support our students in their pursuit of a college degree. Donations to the Friends of the Manchester Essex Education Fund can be made directly through PayPal simply by clicking the Donate button below. All major credit cards are accepted.




Donations by check can be made to one of the many funds administered by Manchester Essex Education Fund by downloading our contribution form and designating your contribution to a specific scholarship fund, or to the Friends of the Manchester Essex Education Fund Scholarship. Please make note of your preference on the form and return it to the address on the form.

Other ways to give

Directors’ Program
The Directors’ Program of the Manchester Essex Education Fund (the Fund) is intended to develop immediate funding of scholarships for Manchester and Essex graduating seniors pursuing higher education. To learn more about this new and impactful program, please download our overview PDF.
Estates & Wills
By including a gift to The Fund in their estate plans, individuals can support scholarships for Manchester Essex students into the future. Please contact Linda Pata, Trust Officer, at Cape Ann Savings Trust & Financial Services, 978-283-7079, for more information.
Marketable Securities
By contributing marketable securities to The Fund, you’ll be supporting a worthy cause and benefitting from potential tax advantages at the same time. Please contact Linda Pata, Trust Officer, at Cape Ann Savings Trust & Financial Services, 978-283-7079, for more information.
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
The IRA Charitable Rollover allows individuals age 70 ½ and older to make direct transfers totaling up to $100,000 per year to 501(c)(3) organizations without having to count the transfers as income for federal income tax purposes. For more information, please visit our IRA Contributions webpage.
Matching Donations
The Fund is eligible for many forms of company or foundation matching grants or donations and will gladly complete applications for those awards.