Inspire the young people who will invent the future.
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Offering a first-class experience to these first-class students costs $7,400 each.
SSP is committed to staying within the financial means of every qualified student.
That's why, net of financial aid, families pay only about 40% of our costs.
Your generous donation helps keep this life-changing opportunity open to tomorrow's leaders from all backgrounds.
"My parents could not afford to pay for any summer activities. Generous aid was the reason I could share in the experience of a lifetime. I am extraordinarily grateful to those who made a completely free, totally engaging summer possible." -from a student
"SSP is worth the whole fee and then some. But realistically we couldn't afford more than $1,000." -a parent
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Gifts to the Endowment Fund are invested, with returns providing a long-term financial cushion for SSP.
You may earmark your Endowment donation to the "Named Fund" Honoring SSP Faculty. See FAQ.
More Options For You
Matching: Apply for a matching gift from your employer.
Amazon Smile: Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of every purchase you make from smile.amazon.com
President's Council: Pledge to donate at least $1,000 per year to the Annual Fund.
Capital Gains Tax Savings: Contribute appreciated securities to avoid capital gains taxes.
Legacy Society: Remember the Summer Science Program in your will, and let us know that you have done so.
Payroll Deduction: If your employer provides for charitable payroll deductions, direct all or part of the deduction to SSP.
eBay: Designate for SSP a percentage of the proceeds from an item you sell on eBay.
Search Engine: Point your browser to Goodsearch (powered by Yahoo) as your default search engine. After you designate SSP as your preferred nonprofit, Goodsearch will donate about a penny to SSP for every search you make. Over time it can really add up!
The IRS has designated SSP as a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, EIN #94-3341965, so your contributions are deductible as provided by law.
Contact us for more information.