There are a variety of ways to donate to Desert Scholarship Foundation for the benefit of your fund. To ensure donations are directed to the appropriate fund, please list your Fund Name in the memo, "The Lakes Country Club".

  1. Include a bequest to Desert Scholarship Foundation in your will or revocable trust.
  2. Design Desert Scholarship Foundation as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary of your retirement account 401(k), 403(b) or pension. 
  3. Name Desert Scholarship Foundation as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. 
  4. Donate long-term appreciated securities, including stock, bonds, and mutual funds, directly to Desert Scholarship Foundation. 
  5. Make a gift through your IRA: If you are 701/2 of older you may also be interested in a way to lower your income taxes from your IRA withdrawals.
    • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to our organization.
    •  Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year.
    • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions.
    • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts. 
  6. Checks payable to Desert Scholarship Foundation, place the Club's name in the memo. 
  7. Credit card donations also accepted, please call the Desert Scholarship Office to inquire. 

All gifts can be directed to: 

Desert Scholarship Foundation 

44801 Village Course, Suite 201

Palm Desert, CA 92260

Phone: 760-797-7484


Tax ID# 81-2886019