Your philanthropy sets our school apart as a leader in elementary education.
Investing in our school is key to its flexibility and growth. The Curtis Fund fuels our ability to advance the school’s programs and to set the standard for elementary education in Los Angeles and beyond.
Along with tuition, the Curtis Fund is the financial lifeblood of the school. The Curtis Fund supports the school’s essential programs and empowers Curtis to provide the best-in-class education for our students.
Curtis Fund Donor Recognition Levels
$50,000 - $99,999
$25,000 - $49,999
$15,000 - $24,999
$10,000 - $14,999
Head of School Circle
$5,000 - $9,999
$3,000 - $4,999
$1,500 - $2,999
Donors at the Head of School, Partner, Benefactor, Founder, and Visionary Circle levels will be invited to a special dinner in the fall.
Donors who give at the Leadership and Cougar Circle levels are invited to a special reception in the fall.
Gifts of any amount are welcome and appreciated, and every gift matters.
You may make a one-time gift using a major credit card, cash, or personal check. To make a gift online, please use our secure (SSL) Giving Form. If you prefer to charge your gift by phone, please contact Corinne Schulman in the Advancement Office at (310) 889-3740. Checks may be mailed to the school in care of the Advancement Office or delivered in person. If you wish to make a Gift By Mail, please download the form and include it with your payment. Please do not send cash by mail.
Pledging a gift gives you the option to spread payment throughout the fiscal year. You may instruct us to charge your credit card on a regular basis, or you may simply wish to receive monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual reminders. We will also customize a payment schedule that meets your individual needs. Using a major credit card, you may make an annual, quarterly, or monthly pledge payment, or create a customized giving schedule. For additional help, please contact the Advancement Office at (310) 889-3740.
Many companies are willing to match gifts that their employees make to nonprofit organizations like Curtis School. To find out whether your employer might match your gift, please use the Matching Gift Search Engine, or consult your company’s human resources department.
Gifts of securities may yield significant tax advantages. In certain cases, capital gains taxes may be avoided and the full market value of stock may be tax-deductible. Please consult a qualified tax advisor regarding your particular situation, and download a Stock Transfer Instruction Letter.
Remembering Curtis in your estate plan is a meaningful way to ensure the school's ability to continue to fulfill its educational mission in the future. A wide variety of planned giving options are available that will allow you to generously support Curtis while maintaining your current lifestyle and improving your overall financial and tax situation. Please let the Advancement Office know if you're thinking of including Curtis in your estate plan.