Giving to the Waterford Fund demonstrates your commitment to the joy and connection inherent in a world-class liberal arts education. Your gift is put to work immediately to strengthen the student experience and sustain our shared purpose.
55 Students have completed Waterford sponsored internships since 2015
85 Awards earned by students for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in 2022
60 Class IV students studied Robotics in Lower School in 2021-22
* A vibrant student experience * Professional development for our faculty and staff * Maintenance of our innovative 41 acre campus * A challenging curriculum that sustains a lifetime of learning * Creative expression through the performing and visual arts * Competitive athletic programs
High participation demonstrates our community’s commitment and belief in our school and its mission. Gifts to this fund are used to provide each student, teacher, and coach with the resources they need to thrive and excel.
The capital campaign is off to a spectacular start with historic levels of generosity. Let’s rise together, and with your support, Waterford Rises will deliver:
TEACHING EXCELLENCE a state-of-the-art Science Center
STUDENT EXPERIENCE a new turf field
STUDENT HEALTH & WELLNESS a new heart of campus in the Student Commons
STUDENT ACCESS & TEACHER SUPPORT expanding the endowment
INVEST in a bright and exciting future for Waterford
INSPIRE the future of teaching excellence and student learning
IMAGINE transformational changes for our campus to create a legacy for generations of students
Thank you for making your gift during this historic year. If you are making a gift to both Waterford Fund and Waterford Rises, please follow these steps:
GOLD CIRCLE$25,000+BLUE CIRCLE$10,000 – $24,999BURGUNDY CIRCLE$5,000 – $ 9.999RAVENS CIRCLE $2,500 – $4,9991981 CIRCLE $1,981 – $2,499FRIEND OF WATERFORD$1 – $1,980*Revised Gift Circles to begin 2022-23 school year
CORNERSTONE LEVEL$5M+$1M – $4.9MLEADERSHIP LEVEL$500,000 – $999,999$250,000 – $499,999$100,000 – $249,999CAMPAIGN CHAMPIONS LEVEL$50,000 – $99,999$25,000 – $49,999$10,000 – $24,999COMMUNITY LEVEL$1,000 – $9,999
Commitments of $25,000 or more can be pledged over up to three years
All gifts to Waterford School are tax-deductible as charitable contributions. Waterford is a not-for-profit organization and is exempt from federal tax under section 501(c) (3) of the IRS Code. Please reach out to the Development Office with any questions or to learn more about the Waterford Fund.