Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Ways To Give

We appreciate your support at any level. Every gift, no matter the size, helps Shorecrest fulfill its mission.


Make a gift online using our secure server with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express), Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo, Paypal or automatic bank transfer.


Cash and checks can be sent to:
Shorecrest Preparatory School
Advancement Office
5101 1st Street NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33703 

Checks should be payable to Shorecrest Preparatory School with the designation of the gift written on the memo line.

Recurring Gifts

Shorecrest provides the opportunity for you to make monthly or yearly gifts—without needing any reminders! Recurring gifts can also maximize the impact of your generosity. Schedule recurring gifts using our online giving form.


Plan your annual gift of $1,000+ dollars by making a pledge of support and scheduling your payment(s) for a later date. We do encourage donors to first consider a recurring gift instead of a pledge—allowing them to maximize their gift’s impact.

Pledges under $5,000: 
All pledges under $5,000 to be paid within 90 days or 3 months.

Pledges of $5,000 or more: 
All pledges to be paid by the last day of the school year.

If you would like to discuss a personalized reminder schedule or schedule pledge installments to be paid with a credit card, please contact Clark Sukaratana, at To make your pledge payment online, please visit

Gifts of Stock

Please notify Clark Sukaratana at in advance of the transfer so we can identify you as the donor. You may also call Melissa Jaeger at Raymond James and Associates at 727-567-5002.

Information for Transfer of Stocks:
  • Shorecrest Federal Tax ID # : 23-7412158
  • Shorecrest Raymond James Account # :12031966
  • Raymond James' DTC # : 0725
  • Raymond James' address: 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
  • Raymond James' fax # : 727-567-8888
Shorecrest follows the standards set forth in the 3rd Edition of the CASE Management and Reporting Standards in Educational Fundraising. According to these standards, "the valuation of the gifted shares is based upon the average price for which the stock traded on the date it came under the institution's control" …the date it was received in a Shorecrest account.

For questions or information to make an ACH/Wire Transfer, contact Laina Bennett Coburn at or 727-254-9466.

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double your gift through your company’s matching gift program. Send the matching gift form provided by your employer to:
Shorecrest Preparatory School
Advancement Office
5101 1st Street NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33703 

Check with your employer’s Human Resources department for more information and matching gift forms, or search below to see if your company matches gifts:

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Legacy gifts and bequests allow Shorecrest community members to support our school while realizing financial and tax benefits of their gifts. With thoughtful planning, donors can meet their personal financial goals while making a difference for our students.

Please contact Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement, at 727-456-7514 or for more information.

A Gift in Honor or in Memory of

If you would like to make a gift in Honor of or in Memory of an individual(s), please be sure to include their full name in the designated section of the post-payment form when making your gift online. If you would like to make a gift of this kind by check, please write the full name of the individual(s) in the memo line. (Eg: In honor of Jane Smith or In memory of John Doe.)

The recipient or recipient's family will be notified by the school. 

If you have any questions, please contact Laina Bennett Coburn at


Before donating an item to Shorecrest Preparatory School, please ensure that you have obtained written approval from the Advancement Office. Please fill out this form for approval of Gifts-in-Kind.

List of 3 items.

  • Tax Information

    According to the IRS, it is the donor's responsibility to fill out the receipt and assess the donation's value. For more information, read IRS Publication 526 for an explanation on the types of contributions you can deduct, how much you can deduct, what records to keep, and how to report charitable contributions.
  • Determining the Value of Donated Items (IRS Pub 561)

    The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires donors to value their items. IRS Publication 561 defines “fair market value” and helps donors and appraisers determine the value of property given to qualified organizations. It also explains what kind of information you must have to support the charitable contribution deduction you claim on your return.
  • Documents Required by the IRS for Tax Reporting

    Property worth $500 or less: You must justify the deduction with the receipt provided by  Shorecrest Preparatory School. The receipt should include the donor's name, address, date, and a list of items donated.

    Property worth more than $500, but not more than $5,000: In addition to the receipt provided by Shorecrest Preparatory School, you are required to complete IRS Form 8283, "Non-Cash Charitable Contribution." This form will contain written records of how the property was acquired, and your cost basis if the property was held less than 12 months. Also, if you are claiming one item is worth $500 or more, you must have the item appraised, and save the certificate of appraisal with the receipt in your tax records. Appraisals should be done before items are donated and payment of the appraisal is the responsibility of the donor.

    A single item valued at $5,000 or more, or several similar items donated in a single year whose value totals $5,000 or more: This donation must be appraised before the donation is made, and the appraisal must be obtained by the donor.  Shorecrest Preparatory School does not perform appraisals on any donations.

501c(3) Status

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation as defined by the IRS, which means that all gifts to Shorecrest are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Visit the IRS website for more information.

Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

Privacy Policy | Faculty

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, (727)-522-2111, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.