Green Hedges Fund

The Green Hedges Fund is an annual fundraising campaign that raises money to fuel the academic and programmatic mission of Green Hedges not otherwise covered by tuition. Donations to the Green Hedges Fund provide the difference between what is ordinary and what is distinctive about the Green Hedges experience.

100% in 100 Days
Parent Goal: $120,000 by December 31, 2017

This year, we are calling our parent campaign “100% in 100 Days”, a reference to our goal on having 100% of our parent community contribute, no matter how large or small the levels, within 100 days. Specifically, we are hoping to raise $120,000 from our parent community by December 31, 2017.

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Here are a few examples of what the Green Hedges Fund makes possible:

  • Award-winning author visits to GHS
  • Experiential learning overnight trips & field trips to museums in Washington, DC, sustainable farms, etc.
  • Materials supporting flipped classroom learning, Lego Mindstorm EV3 robotics kits and other items to expose our students to the latest innovative educational methodologies.

Green Hedges Fund gifts are tax-deductible and allocated within the fiscal year they are received.

If you have further questions about the Green Hedges Fund please contact our development office at development@greenhedges.org.

Family of Funds

You may choose to designate your gift to a particular area of the School’s operations which is most meaningful to you. As always, you may choose to make an unrestricted gift to be used wherever the need is greatest.

  • Academics & Faculty
  • Fine & Performing Arts
  • Athletics

  • Student Financial Aid
  • Technology
  • Area of greatest need

Matching Gift Programs

Many organizations offer matching gift programs that support K-12 schools. Please check with your employer to see if they will match your gift. This is a great way to leverage the impact of your support by doubling or even tripling your contribution! If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed to the Development Office. We will do the rest. Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses too. Green Hedges School is also an accepted “write-in” agency for the United Way of the National Capital Area.

Green Hedges Leadership Donors

Green Hedges’ recognizes those who give $1,000 or more to the Green Hedges Fund as leadership donors.

After twelve years at GHS, we continue to be excited about the school because the academic program is so strong and we believe it is second to none in the Washington metro region. GHS teachers have inspired our kids to learn, compete and push themselves to set and achieve great academic and athletic goals... We’ve seen up close and personal the empowering and exceptionally positive impact GHS teachers and school leadership have had on our kids and countless other students we’ve come to know and love. These days higher charitable giving is harder than ever to prioritize but we believe so strongly in the gift of a GHS education that we find ways to give as much as we can to support the school year after year.

Audrey & Dave Young