We are continuously improving our school by developing programs and improving the school facilities.

2018-2019 Fund Raising Priorities

  • STEAM programming, our first goal is to support a sustained Studio in a School program
  • Teacher fund to support educational trips and school supplies
  • Community building activities: see our Calendar for upcoming events!

PS 56 PTA is a 501(c)(3) Tax-deductible Charity!
All contributions are tax deductible.
Our Tax I.D. Number is: 83- 0859028

Ways to Donate

Donate Online

You can make a one-time gift or a monthly donation to PS 56  via PayPal.

Donate by Cash or Check
Print and fill out the PS 56 Donation Form and submit your payment in an envelope marked “PS 56 PTA Annual Appeal.”  Return via student backpack or drop it in our PTA mailbox at the main office.

Amazon Smile
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible smile.amazon.com purchases to PS 56! Watch this video to learn how to set up AmazonSmile on your mobile device!

Wondering How Much To Give?

Consider giving whatever amount your family is comfortable with.  No number is too big or too small.  You can choose to remain anonymous, and we have a sliding scale – offering suggested amounts. Our student body is made up of an economically diverse population so please give as generously as you can.

Corporate Matching

Check to see if your employer offers a matching gift program.  Your contribution could be easily doubled or more!


Contact us for further guidance.