Parent Giving

The fall parent Annual Fund Drive is going on now through Friday, Dec. 15. Make your gift or pledge today.

Because every child benefits from our Annual Fund, we encourage every family to participate at a giving level that is realistic and meaningful for them. This year, as we do every year, we aim for 100% parent participation.

Our Annual Fund is a key source of funding for the School and makes up a significant portion of the gap between what the School receives in net tuition and the true cost of educating each child. For the 2017 - 2018, it is projected that the School will spend $4,304 per child, beyond what the School receives in tuition, on the core educational experience. Our shared goal is that everyone steps up to fill this gap. No matter each family’s particular capacity to give, we encourage you to give as generously as possible to fully fund the true cost of educating each child you have at the School.

We encourage every family to participate at a giving level that is right for them, whether that is above or below the following levels. These benchmarks provide context for how gifts at many sizes can make a difference at our School, and what is typical of parent annual gifts at independent day schools in our state and nationally.

  • $250 - St. Anne’s-Belfield median parent Annual Fund
    gift
  • $584 - Virginia Association of Independent Schools median parent annual gift
  • $847 - National Association of Independent Schools median parent annual gift
  • $1,539 - How much the Annual Fund provides per child at St. Anne’s-Belfield
  • $3,238 - How much the Annual Fund plus other restricted gifts provide per child at St. Anne’s-Belfield
  • $4,304 - Difference between tuition and the true cost of educating each child at St. Anne’s-Belfield
Impact

Explore our latest edition of
Impact: Philanthropy in Action
to understand how donor contributions and the programs they support are making a difference in the life of the School. Click here to view or here to download.

2017 - 2018 Parent Annual Fund Committee

Erika Fennell ‘99, Chair

Leadership Gift Team
Peter Gavin
Brad Hunter
Jill Lord

Class Captains
Olivia Wages, Pre-School
Colleen Chulis, Kindergarten
Ann Marie Park, Grade 1
Alieda Keevil, Grade 2
Sean Miller ‘91, Grade 3
Erika Fennell & Mary Hawley, Grade 4
Brett Henyon ‘89, Grade 5
Janelle Noble, Grade 6
Jessica Russo & Lucy Veltri, Grade 7
Blake DeMaso ’90 & Sean Mullins, Grade 8
Cindy Frederick, Tim Gould, & Tom Powell, Grade 9
Kevin O’Halloran, Grade 10
Heidi Trebour, Grade 11
David Swett ’86 & Denise LaCour, Grade 12

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