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Annual Fund

Inspiring Compassionate Leaders Through Academic Excellence

The Annual Fund is one of the schools most significant sources of support and it is through your generosity that our students continue to benefit from abundant opportunities to learn, grow and shine.

As we continue to fulfill our mission of Inspiring Compassionate Leaders through Academic Excellence, we feel a renewed appreciation for everything that makes The Healdsburg School a vibrant and successful beacon of education. Each year we build upon prior efforts as we continue to nurture our students and enhance our programs. The ongoing commitment of our community is the cornerstone of our school’s vitality.

The Annual Fund Campaign is critical to the health of our school as the money raised flows directly into the operating budget. Virtually all independent schools need to raise revenue though an Annual Fund to cover operating expenses. Supporting the Annual Fund Campaign enables us to enhance and maintain the exceptional educational programs our school strives to achieve.

Participation in our Annual Fund sends a powerful message that you believe in The Healdsburg School—its educational programs, and the teachers and mentors who are integral to it. It is a strong statement that you believe in the value of a Healdsburg School education. We are currently at 92% THS Family participation. Please help us celebrate our 10-year anniversary by reaching 100% participation!

Pledge your support today!

If you have any questions about the specific benefits of the Annual Fund, please feel free to contact Tanya Bruno our Director of Community Engagement.

Thank you to our THS Family and Friends who have supported this year’s campaign!

Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Fund

Q: What is the Annual Fund?

A: It is a campaign to raise funds necessary for the operating expenses of the school that is not covered by tuition.
Q: I already pay for tuition, why is the school asking for more money?

A: There is a gap between what tuition covers and what it costs to run the school.  Annual Fund donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE, whereas tuition is not.  THS strives to keep tuition competitive and as affordable as possible.
Q: How much should I donate?

A: Any amount that a family contributes is appreciated, whether it is $20 or $20,000.  Our goal is for 100% participation by our school community.
Q: Where are most of the operating expenses used?

A: The majority of the operating expenses support faculty and staff salaries, which shows the value THS places on the amazing people who teach our children.  Additionally, THS is facility debt-free  and our campus is continuing to grow and expand in ways that directly benefit our children’s education.