doane stuart


annual fund faq

frequently asked questions about the doane stuart annual fund

what is the annual fund?

the annual fund is an important part of our operating budget.  the money raised each fiscal year supports every part of our program:   academics, athletics, arts, building maintenance, faculty development, classroom supplies and so much more.  the tuition revenue covers only 75% of the full cost of a doane stuart education.  annual fund and other philanthropic gifts must bridge that gap.

what is the 2017-18 annual campaign goal?  

our goal this year is to raise $125,000. we rely on support from trustees, parents (both current and former), administration, faculty, staff, alumni/ae, grandparents, corporations, foundations and friends to meet this goal.

 why should i give?

we depend on the annual fund to supplement tuition revenue in order to meet our budgeted needs. in addition, participation sends a powerful message to foundations and other charitable giving organizations/donors because they see this as a reflection of our commitment to our mission.  all gifts, large or small, add up to thousands of dollars to support our students and faculty as we live the mission of the school.

 is my gift tax-deductible?

all gifts to the annual fund are tax-deductible. 

how can i make my gift?

gifts may be made by check or credit card (visa, mastercard, american express and discover).  also, you may make your gift online at // monthly and quarterly gifts are very much appreciated.

when are annual fund gifts due?

annual funds gifts are accepted throughout our fiscal year, which is july 1 to june 30.

 what if i still have questions?

please contact darlene gallagher at the office at 518-465-5222, ext. 203 or via email at