There is no greater investment than a child’s education!

You may choose one or a combination of several different methods of giving to Imani.  Gifts of cash are the preferred methods of giving.  Other forms of giving, such as planned gifts, may offer an alternative while achieving tax and other benefits.


Listed below are brief explanations and benefits of the various ways to give that are accepted by Imani Christian Academy.

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is a tax-deductible opportunity for supporters to make an investment in the students, faculty, and programs at Imani.

For additional information, please visit Annual Fund.


All Gifts-in-Kind contributions to the Imani Christian Academy are greatly treasured and appreciated. These gifts are classified as non-cash items such as computers, software, professional services, and athletic equipment that provide operational savings and are voluntarily transferred from the donor to Imani without compensation or consideration in return.

For more infromation please contact:

Barbara Nicholas

Director of Development



Honorary & Memorial Gifts

You can honor or memorialize a special person and make a real difference for Imani at the same time. Celebrate a special event such as a birthday, anniversary or lifetime milestone by making a gift in honor of a friend or family member. Or, contribute in memory of a loved one.

To donate online Click Here

Imani Annual Gala

The Imani Annual Gala promises to be a terrific evening celebrating our School and students, where you will enjoy wonderful food, live music, and an exciting display of auction items.

There are many ways you can participate in this exciting event, including:

  • Sponsoring the event
  • Purchasing tables or individual tickets
  • Donate an item for the auction or raffle

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer programs that match donations to Imani Christian by their employees, directors, employees' spouses, or retirees. This is a great way to double the amount of your gift to our school.

For additional information, please visit Matching Gifts

PA State Tax Credit Programs: EITC, OSTC & SPE

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers two tax-credit programs that make it possible for businesses to redirect their tax dollars to Imani Christian Academy. The application process is easy, and offers immense benefit to our incredible students in the form of scholarships.

Planned Gifts

You may consider giving through such means as life insurance, bequests, or charitable trusts. Gift planning can be a way to reduce or avoid estate and inheritance taxes.

For additional information, please visit Planned Giving

United Way

Support Imani Christian Academy through the United Way campaign by using the Contributor Choice Option.

For additional information, please visit United Way


To donate online, please click the button below.  To ensure that your card is securely and properly processed, your credit card information is required.  This information is solely used for processing credit cards and is not stored in any system. Your donation is safe, secure, and private, and it helps support all the children at Imani.


Make a one-time donation with credit card or echeck or set up a recurring donation with credit card or echeck (monthly, quarterly, annually).  Thank you for your support!






Please call Barbara Nicholas, Director of Development, at 412-342-4431  to make credit card donations by phone.



Please send your check, made payable to Imani Christian Academy, to the following address:


Imani Christian Academy

c/o Barbara Nicholas

2150 East Hills Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15221


When paying by check, please indicate how you would like your gift to be allocated (i.e., Annual Fund, The Imani Gala, Scholarships, etc).