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Ways to Give

The wealth of knowledge and experience Out-of-Door provides our students is the result of the generous support of our community. Your gifts make a difference in the lives of ODA students and help us maintain our status as one of the finest independent schools in the area. See below for various ways to donate to our OUTstanding programs.

List of 9 items.

  • Annual Fund Donation

    Give online through our secure server at oda.edu/donate-now. Annual Fund gifts directly support faculty and students at Out-of-Door. Annual Fund donations are applied to educational enhancement within the fiscal year they are received.
  • Donate via Wire Transfer

    Domestic Wire Transfers 
    Bank Name: Truist Financial
    Bank Address: 214 N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202
    ABA#: 053101121
    Recipient Name: Out-of-Door Academy Of Sarasota, Inc.
    Recipient Address: 444 Reid St. Sarasota FL 34242
    Account Number: 1000185940904
    International Wire Transfers
    Bank Name: Truist Financial 
    Bank Address: 214 N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202
    Recipient Name: Out-of-Door Academy Of Sarasota, Inc.
    Recipient Address: 444 Reid St. Sarasota FL 34242
    Account Number: 1000185940904
  • Give a Gift of Stock

    To give a gift of stock to The Out-of-Door Academy, please notify us!
    Please contact the Advancement Office with the designation for the stock gift, the number of shares and the identity of the stock. We prefer that this is done in writing, but you or your broker can call us directly if you wish at (941) 554-3405. Our fax number is (941) 349-8133. To ensure efficient and accurate processing of the gift, it is vitally important to communicate the information listed above with the Advancement Office. 
    Credit NFS Acct # 066196221
    DTC Clearing # 0226
    Further credit: Out-of-Door Academy of Sarasota, Inc. - NFS account #F3F-015467
  • Matching Gifts

    Many companies will match contributions made by their employees and retirees. See if your company qualifies here!
  • Wills & Bequests

    Some people believe that giving to charitable institutions through their will is only for the extremely wealthy. However, for every large, well-publicized charitable bequest, there are countless smaller ones arranged by people of all means, in all walks of life. Giving through your will can be an easy way to continue to support the students at ODA after your passing.
  • Gift Annuities

    This gift pays you income. This is a life income gift that not only supports the mission of Out-of-Door, but also pays you a guaranteed fixed income for life. These gifts are generally very simple to set up and do not require a substantial amount of investment. Upon your passing, the remainder continues to support the mission of The Out-of-Door Academy.
  • Charitable Remainder & Charitable Lead Trusts

    This gifts pays you income. A Charitable Reminder Trust (CRT) is a life income gift that pays income to you and/or other beneficiaries for a term of years or until your passing. When the trust terminates, Out-of-Door receives the remainder of the trust.

    Charitable Lead Trust (CLT) is a gift that makes annual contributions to Out-of-Door for a term of years. The property then passes to your heirs with substantial tax savings. You can safeguard your estate for your heirs while you support The Out-of-Door Academy.
  • Life Insurance

    Out-of-Door may be named as the owner and/or beneficiary of an existing or new life insurance policy.
  • Real Estate

    Under certain circumstances, Out-of-Door can accept real estate property as a donation.


If you have any questions about how to give a gift to Out-of-Door, please call the Advancement Office at 941-554-3405 or email at gifts@oda.edu.

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
444 Reid Street, Sarasota, FL 34242  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-349-8133

  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
5950 Deer Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-907-1251
The Out-of-Door Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, physical ability, religion, sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.
The Out-of-Door Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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