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Annual Fund

 The River School’s Annual Fund is our most important fund raising effort. Each year, we ask every member our community to make a gift to the Annual Fund first.

Your gift helps fund field trips, the Spring Play, classroom supplies, theme materials--everything you see in the classroom, including the educators.

Year after year, over 90% of parents support the Annual Fund, along with grandparents, alumni parents and friends, all who generously contribute as well.

The Annual Fund is a line item in our operating budget each year and is critical to bridging the difference between what tuition pays for and the cost of a River School education for every child here.

2016-2017 Leadership Circles:
Chesapeake Circle $20,000 and above
Great Falls Circle $10,000-$19,999
Potomac Circle  $5,000-$9,999
Rock Creek Circle  $2,500-$4,999

Leadership donors contribute approximately 81% to River Fund and have a significant impact on The River School’s ability to provide an exceptional education and fulfill its mission. All gifts are appreciated and help build broad community support for every child’s experience, every day at The River School.

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