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Your support matters

Ihre Unterstützung ist wichtig 您的支持至关重要

ExÜBERance in Learning Fund

Every size gift from our community matters and is essential to ensuring we continue to fulfill our mission to educate well-rounded, global citizens. We are so grateful for your support at all levels!

Every student benefits through your support of the ExÜBERance in Learning Fund!

Link to give using Venmo:

Paypal or credit card:

Matching Gifts

There are many local employers that have matching gift programs where they will match (and sometimes double!) their employees charitable gift to GIS.

Nike and Intel also give GIS a cash donation matching your volunteer hours, and your employer might too! Please check with your employer's HR department.

These programs are an excellent way to make your donations and your volunteering stretch even further. Please contact us if you need help determining how to benefit GIS through matching gift programs.

Here are some local companies with matching gift programs:  

  • Daimler Truck North America 
  • Apple
  • Bank of America
  • Columbia Sportswear
  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Kaiser
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nike
  • Nvidia
  • Pacific Power
  • PGE
  • Red Hat
  • Siemens
  • Synopsys
  • Tektronix
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wieden + Kennedy

Please let us know if we are missing your company.

Planned Giving

In addition to the annual fund, planned gifts ensure the long-term financial health of GIS Portland. This type of Giving can also have significant tax benefits.

We encourage you to check with your financial advisor about gifts of appreciated stock that can be directed to GIS, a nonprofit independent school.

Charitable planning like this is should involve a conversation with your advisor and our Head of School. Please contact Blake Peters if you’d like to pursue this type of giving at or call the school at 503-626-9089.

Support GIS in Germany

Many of our students and alumni have family and supporters in Germany who like to contribute to the school’s Giving program. This is an easy process using the following account numbers:

German American School of Portland

Commerzbank Berlin-Gedächtniskirche

IBAN: DE08 1004 0000 0126 7616 00


If you have any questions, please email

Unterstützung aus Deutschland

Viele unserer derzeitigen und ehemaligen Schülerinnen und Schüler haben Familie, Verwandte und Freunde in Deutschland und möchten gerne von dort aus die Schule unterstützen. Um dies so einfach wie möglich zu machen sind hier unsere Bankdaten in Deutschland: 

German American School of Portland

Commerzbank Berlin-Gedächtniskirche

IBAN: DE08 1004 0000 0126 7616 00


Falls Sie Fragen haben, kontaktieren Sie gerne 

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