Memorial Gifts

Donations may be made to the Lawrence Schools Foundation in memory of a loved one. These gifts can be made to support the general fund of the foundation or designated for a special purpose, program or fund. Please contact the foundation office, 785-330-1941, to discuss memorial gift options.


Donations may be made “In memory of [name of decedent]” for a purpose to be designated by [name of spouse/name of family]. Please make checks payable to: The Lawrence Schools Foundation, Inc. and forward to the following address: 110 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Memorial Giving

Information to include when making the gift

A note accompanying the gift should indicate:

  • The fund to which the gift is directed
  • The person, people, or group this gift is being made in honor or memory of
  • The name AND address of the person or people who should be notified of this gift

If you are unsure of the name of the fund or what fund you would like to support, please contact The Lawrence Schools Foundation for assistance.

We are grateful for your generosity and will work with you to ensure that your intent is being realized.

How to send a donation

Make a gift by mail
Checks, payable to “The Lawrence Schools Foundation,” can be mailed to:

The Lawrence Schools Foundation
110 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044

Make a gift online
Donors can also make a gift to the Foundation from our secure Web server. If you would like to list a web address (URL) in an obituary or program book for prospective donors, please use the following short URLs, which will bring the donor to the correct giving page.

What happens after we receive the gift

You will receive a gift receipt from The Lawrence Schools Foundation that lists the amount of your gift, the date we received it, and the name of the person you made the gift in honor or memory of.