Giving Opportunities

The Annual Fund. Powerful. Immediate. Essential.

You can make an immediate difference for today’s students and sustain the school for generations to come. Our SMS community’s participation in the Annual Fund demonstrates a clear commitment to the St. Michael’s mission and makes a powerful statement to potential families and institutional funders. Annual Fund gifts and pledges range from $1 to $25,000+. Contributions can be made at any time during the school year. Thank you!

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Your gift helps keep this remarkable school healthy and strong, plus is it 100% tax deductible. Thank you!

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Founder’s Circle ($50,000+)
Headmaster’s Circle of the 1938 Society ($10,000-$49,999)
The Beech Tree Society ($5,000-$9,999)
The Portico ($2,500- $4,999)
Mason House Circle ($1,000-$2499)
The Balance Club ($500-$999)
The Blue and White Club ($250-$499)
The Scholar’s Circle (Gifts up to $249)

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Securities

St. Michael’s gratefully accepts gifts of stock. Please contact Jennifer Huntley, Director of Advancement, at (401) 849-5970 x305

Make a Pledge

Your gift supports our mission to provide every St. Michael’s student with the best opportunities possible. All gifts to this year’s Annual Fund must be received by June 20, 2021.

Make a Pledge

Endowment Funds

A number of endowment funds exist at St. Michael’s, including those in support of faculty and financial aid. Please contact Jennifer Huntley, Director of Advancement, at 401.849.5970 ext 305 or by email for further information on contributing to existing funds, or on how to start a new endowment fund.

Planned Giving

While we are always grateful for gifts to our Annual Fund, planned gifts are a wonderful way to make a lasting impact on our school. To learn more about including St. Michael’s Country Day School in your estate planning, please contact Jennifer Huntley, Director of Advancement, at 401.849.5970 ext 305 or by email.

Gifts in Kind

Generous donations of needed goods and services, such as art supplies, electronic equipment, costumes and sports equipment, are wonderful ways to enhance our classroom experience and receive a tax deduction. Please be sure to request a Gift in Kind form from the classroom teacher or the Development office to submit to your tax preparer.

For more information please contact our Director of Advancement, Jennifer Huntley at 401.849.5970 ext 305 or by email.

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3rd and 7th Grade Parent

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3rd and 7th Grade Parent

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2nd Grade Parent

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2019-10-25T09:11:29-04:00

2nd Grade Parent

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Preschool and 2nd Grade Parent

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2019-10-25T09:11:55-04:00

Preschool and 2nd Grade Parent

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7th Grade Parent

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2019-10-25T09:12:47-04:00

7th Grade Parent

Teachers never stop teaching the whole student and the curriculum. Every teacher answers my son’s questions every time. Because my son’s teachers are so supportive and always help him before he falls, my son trusts his teachers as leaders.
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Prekindergarten, 5th, and 7th Grade Parent

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Prekindergarten, 5th, and 7th Grade Parent

We came to St. Michael’s for two reasons – the incredible arts programs that the school has, and for Phil Tutino.  Too many schools are cutting back on their arts programs, but St. Michael’s understands the value of balancing rigorous academic study with a foundation in the arts. This has 
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