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About Giving

The Promotional Products Education Foundation is completely funded by charitable donations from companies and individuals within the promotional products industry. In addition, PPEF receives generous administrative support from the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI).


PPEF is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the United States' Internal Revenue Service Code. All contributions made to PPEF are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


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If you would like to mail your donation, send it to:


Promotional Products Education Foundation
Attn: Sara Besly
3125 Skyway Circle North
Irving, TX 75038


Or fax it to: 972-594-4097


For more information, please contact Sara Besly, Foundation Manager by calling 972-258-3097 or by e-mail at SaraB@ppai.org.


Ways to Give

Gifts of all sizes help make an impact in the lives of our scholarship winners. Donations can be given by:


Check: write a check payable to PPEF and mail it to PPEF, Attn: Sara Besly, 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038. Please include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address for acknowledgment of your gift.


Credit Card: pay by American Express, Visa or MasterCard over the phone by calling 972-258-3097 or mail us your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number and expiration date. Click on Donate at the top of the screen to make an online donation.


Other ways to give - to make a gift of stocks, bonds, real estate or other property, please contact Sara Besly, Foundation Manager, at 972-258-3097 or SaraB@ppai.org.


Honorary/Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts are a wonderful way to honor the memory of an industry colleague or loved one.


Honorary Gifts can be made to celebrate a birthday, marriage, promotion, retirement or other important events.


To encourage memorial gifts to PPEF, please use the following wording, "In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be made to the Promotional Products Education Foundation, 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038."


If you want the honoree or family to receive an acknowledgment without mention of the donation amount, please provide a name and address along with your gift.


Century Club

The Century Club allows you, as an individual, to make a personal contribution to help others within the promotional products industry. By making a tax-deductible gift of $100 or more, you will become a member of the Century Club and will receive:

  • Membership gift
  • Recognition in PPB and in the PPEF display at The PPAI Expo
  • Reserved seating at the General Session during The PPAI Expo

Click Here to see our list of Century Club Donors.


Tomorrow Fund

This long-term program allows companies and individuals to pledge donations annually for up to a 6-year period. The Tomorrow Fund will make it possible for PPEF to ensure future scholarships. Several giving levels have been established for donors of the Tomorrow Fund.


Iron - $6,000

Bronze - $12,000
Silver - $30,000
Gold - $60,000
Platinum - $120,000
Diamond - $240,000


To make a new Tomorrow Fund pledge to PPEF, please contact Sara Besly at 972-258-3097 or SaraB@ppai.org.
Click Here to see our list of Tomorrow Fund Donors.


Named Scholarships

This vehicle allows the naming of scholarships in honor or in memory of an individual or company. Recognition of that honor will last for the life of the scholarship associated with the gift. All named scholarships are subject to approval by the PPEF Executive Committee. Three levels of named scholarships are available.


Associate - $5,000

Provides a named scholarship of $1,000 for 5 consecutive years. Payable in full.


Colleague - $10,000

Provides a named scholarship of $1,000 for 10 consecutive years. Payable over 2 years.


Lifelong Friend - $50,000

Endows a perpetual named scholarship of $1,000 per year. Payable over 2 years.


Planned Gifts

Planned gifts are a means to contribute to PPEF through long-term financial and estate planning such as a will, life insurance or a living trust. By remembering the Promotional Products Education Foundation in this way, donors can leave a continuing legacy in their memory.


Be sure to use "Promotional Products Education Foundation" when completing the documents to make a planned gift.