In partnership with CIS NOVA, you can leave a legacy that will affect sustainable change in the lives of underserved students for years to come.


Planned gifts create reliable funding streams, ensuring CIS NOVA has sustainable resources to support our mission in reaching the remaining students in need of our services. Additionally, planned gifts to CIS NOVA are  a fantastic way to both demonstrate your legacy of support for education equality while also securing personal tax benefits for your future plans.


A typical planned gift is bequest language designating a gift to Communities In Schools of NOVA within a will or trust. Please reference the below sample bequest language that uses our legal name Communities In Schools of NOVA, Inc. and federal tax identification number 46-3063331:


I bequeath [the sum of $ ____ ] [an amount equal to ____% of the net value of my estate] [a specific asset or collection of assets such as securities, real estate, or tangible personal property] [all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate] to Communities In Schools of NOVA, Inc. (Tax Identification # 46-3063331), a non-profit organization.


CIS NOVA is happy to discuss your future plans and goals. If you have any questions and would like to speak with a member of our staff, please contact Heather Creelman at

Communities In Schools of NOVA is a 501 (c) 3 status. Your contribution will be tax-deductible.

If you choose to donate, we will not sell or trade a donor’s personal information to any other entity.