The Parent Fund

The Parent Fund

Resources Today. Opportunities Tomorrow.

The Parent FundA gift to the Parents Fund—the parent portion of the School’s Annual Fund—is as much a gift to our daughters as it is to Chatham Hall. It goes without saying that, as parents, we want the best education possible for our children. And gifts to the Annual Fund help Chatham Hall make a great educational program for our daughters even better. 

Some straight talk: the tuition we pay does not cover the cost of our daughters’ education. In fact, when combined with significant endowment income, fees and other revenue from operations, only 88% of the operating budget is funded when the School begins the academic year. Chatham Hall proceeds in faith that the generosity of parents, alumnae, and friends will fill this 12% gap—funding the margin between a good education and a great education.

Gifts to the Parents Fund are made between July 1 and June 30th each year. Please consider making unrestricted gifts to the Parents Fund so that the School can direct funding to the highest priorities. But Chatham Hall also welcomes gifts to the Parents Fund designated for a special purpose, if this is of interest to you and your daughter. We urge you to contact the Advancement Office at 434-432-5600 prior to making a restricted gift to assure that it will be accepted by Chatham Hall and qualify as a tax deduction.
 
Join us in making this School a better place for today’s Chatham Hall girls with a gift to the Parent Fund!