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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.

Your gift helps fund field trips, the spring performance, classroom supplies and theme materials, faculty salaries, and professional development. Over 90% of parents support the Annual Fund each year and are joined by grandparents, alumni families and friends.

The Annual Fund is a line item in our operating budget and is critical to bridging the difference between what tuition covers and the cost of a River School education.

Annual Fund 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 80% of the Annual Fund total each year and have a significant impact on our ability to provide an exceptional education and fulfill our 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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