Gifts to Annual Giving are the first and most important gifts we ask of our community each year. They are an investment in CDS! Therefore, they are an investment in the academic future of our students. Annual Giving dollars are unrestricted gifts, supporting areas of greatest need at CDS.
advances science, technology, engineering, and math education.
ensures 100% of our faculty have access to professional development opportunities annually.
special activities in and out of the classroom to enhance student life.
CAMPUS MAINTENANCE & ENHANCEMENT
keeps our students and faculty safe and lends to our innovative campus.
programs beyond the classroom that enhance students artistic experiences and modes of expression.
events for families and the community, opportunities for our student athletes, and elements that keep our athletes safe.
Levels of Giving
Leadership Society: $25,000 or above
1981 Founder Society: $10,000 or above
Patriot Society: $5,000 or above
Head of School Society: $2,500 or above
Principal Society: $1,000 or above
Crimson and Grey Club: $500 or above
Patriot Club: All gifts up to $499
The Talon Society
In recognition of the ever-present need for annual operating funds, The Talon Society pays tribute to our more than 35 years of excellence in education. Annual donors who give $1,000 or more in a fiscal year are recognized as members of this society.
CDS Annual Giving dollars go to work right away to ensure our faculty and staff receive vital training, our students have access to cutting-edge technology in the classroom, our facilities nurture student exploration and learning, and to support artistic and athletic greatness. CLICK HERE to see specific examples of how CDS Annual Giving dollars made a difference in 2018-2019.