WE LOVE OUR TEACHERS! The Annual Fund is the foundation of Saint Andrew's fundraising efforts. Members of our school community come together each year to give from the heart for what we cherish- small class sizes, nurturing teachers, a solid academic curriculum, character and social development, visual art, technology, music and more.
Tuition fees and generous donations from parents, grandparents, teachers, staff, alumni, alumni parents, businesses and friends make all this possible. Annual Fund Ambassadors representing each grade promote joyful giving in support of our wonderful school. We are pleased that the majority of Saint Andrew's families give to the Annual Fund. You can leverage your gift with a donation from your employer's matching gift program. Thank you!
Saint Andrew's Episcopal School is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, Tax ID # 94-1523245. All gifts made to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law. Please consult your tax advisor to determine the deductibility of your gift. Some common questions are:
What is the goal?
Why should I give?
85% of parents gave to the Annual Fund last year. Your gift supports the remarkable work that our teachers and students engage in everyday in their classrooms. Tuition income does not cover the full cost of providing an enriched education to our students, so we ask that you make a tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund to support Saint Andrew's.
How much should I give?
We invite parents to make a suggested Annual Fund donation of 10% of the amount that you pay in tuition. Your contribution will be put to work right away to help balance the school's $9M budget. Your donation helps pay teacher salaries, provide professional development and allows our children to experience learning adventures like Gold Country, Boojum, Monterey and more. These are priceless memories that our children make with their teachers and their classmates.
We also encourage families who are able, to kindly consider giving at the Leadership gift level ($5,000 or more). All leadership donors are recognized at our annual “Heart + Soul Appreciation Dinner” in February.
Gifts to the Annual Fund range from $100 to $20,000 each year. All gifts, no matter the size, are much appreciated. Many Saint Andrew's families work for companies that offer a matching gift program. These programs allow you to leverage your gift with a matching gift from your employer. Saint Andrew's Episcopal School qualifies for almost all matching gift programs. Please contact your HR department to learn more or call Joanne Lee in the Development Office ext 207.