The Bulletin

Now is the time for End of Year Gifts to the Annual Fund!

Thursday, November 2012

Every Chicago Waldorf School student benefits from the Annual Fund.

When you give thanks & gifts this season, remember

The CWS Annual Fund supports all areas of a Chicago Waldorf School education.

Gifts to the Annual Fund provide for:
• Faculty and staff salaries
• Faculty and staff professional development
• Tuition assistance and scholarships
• Athletics and extracurricular activities
• Strategic goals and initiatives
• Facility operations

A gift to the CWS Annual Fund represents your commitment to the Chicago Waldorf School and your child’s education. This is a collective effort and it takes 100% parent, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees participation to reach our $150,000 goal. All gifts made to the Annual Fund are important—they enhance the classroom experience for ALL our students—so please give to your greatest capacity.

An often asked question: Why do we ask for Annual Fund donations from our community when parents are already paying tuition? The answer, most simply put, is that tuition alone does not cover the full cost to educate CWS students. The Annual Fund helps bridge the gap between tuition income and operating costs. The Annual Fund is financially significant because 100% of Annual Fund donations help underwrite the school’s operating budget and ensure the long term health of the school. It’s what makes our school vibrant, our curriculum and programming richly diverse and our teachers well-resourced to deliver and create the daily experience in the classrooms.

Add Your Support for Waldorf Education:
Click Here to Donate to the Annual Fund Today

ALERT: This is the final month of giving before closing our "Done By 31" stage of the Annual Fund

Your contributions at all levels to Annual Fund are essential to the school. We sincerely Thank all who have already generously donated and want to remind those who have not yet made a contribution to please do so (or make your pledge) before the end of the year: Dec 31st, 2012. Together we can get it “Done By 31.”
(Note: Donations to Annual Fund are accepted until end of fiscal year on June 30, 2013)