Your Guide to Giving 2021-22
Your Guide to Giving
Havergal Philanthropy Investing in Excellence
As an independent school and registered charity, Havergal relies on philanthropy as an important source of financial support to ensure our tradition of excellence in girls’ education. The successful completion of our recent Limitless Campaign is an example of the impact the community can have on our school. From one-time donations to ongoing commitments, all gifts have an important impact on the advancement of Havergal’s mission, ensuring our students have an exceptional experience. Priority areas are identified each year and donors designate which areas they would like to support. Donors also have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to a particular initiative, such as financial aid, programs that enhance the student experience and investments in top-notch facilities. Following the completion of the Limitless Campaign , this year we invite you to learn about several new philanthropic opportunities that align with the school’s Strategic Direction, Havergal 2020+: Future-Proofing the Next Generation . Your gift makes an impact on our students and we hope this Guide to Giving helps you decide where to lend your support.
Opportunities for Support Your gift has an impact on our students every single day. Please consider directing your gift to one of these opportunities that align with the Strategic Directions.
Your unrestricted gift will allow Havergal to direct funding to the area of greatest need for the College.
Champion exceptional Day and Boarding students who would not otherwise be able to attend Havergal. Your gift will help us eliminate the tuition fee barrier for these students.
Our program provides students with the sense of agency required to identify their needs for personal wellbeing and access the appropriate support. Your gift will support both ongoing program development and facilities.
Havergal offers a rigorous curriculum. Your investment in academics will support our students in learning new ways to express themselves with creativity, enthusiasm and self- confidence through the provision
of exceptional and innovative programming like Liberal Arts and STEM.
The Arts play an integral role in developing students’ hearts and minds as part of a well-rounded education. Your investment in The Arts will help us to continue to provide depth to the educational experience for your children.
From team sports to extensive athletic facilities, students have a variety of options to fine-tune their athletic skills in fun and challenging ways. Your investment in athletics will help us both sustain and grow our programming and facilities for students.
Teachers are at the core of your child’s experience. Your investment in our faculty ensures sustained excellence in teaching and learning that is a hallmark of a Havergal education.
JUNIOR SCHOOL Program & Place
Your gift will nurture our youngest learners through accessible resources, age and stage specific programs such as STEM and facilities designed for them.
Support the maintenance and stewardship of our outdoor spaces, including the Lisa Hardie Trail, Outdoor Classroom and the Burke Brook.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Havergal Philanthropy? As an independent school and registered charity, Havergal relies on philanthropic donations as an important source of financial support to offset operational expenses. Priority areas are identified each year and donors may designate which areas they would like to support through our annual appeals.
Can I support my area of interest in a substantial way? Major gifts can be made in support of a school program or specific campaign and can be transformational for our school by both enhancing and sustaining our ability to deliver on our mission. These gifts can be made as multi-year commitments (pledges) and provide a sustainable funding source for your area of interest. Can I include Havergal in my estate plan? Each year Havergal is privileged to receive realized planned gifts from our community in the form of estate gifts and gifts of insurance. These gifts are an expression of the passion our donors have for our school and the timelessness of our mission. How much should I donate? We ask that you consider a gift that is right for you and your family; your participation in our donor community is what matters most. Donations of any size, at the level that you are comfortable, are truly valued and deeply appreciated. Can I make a monthly commitment? Many donors find it convenient to donate monthly, with automatically withdrawn payments. To choose this option, simply select “monthly donation” when you donate online or on your reply form. How will I know that my donation is making an impact? Through updates in our newsletters, social media and our annual Impact Report, you will see the difference your donation is having on our students. Please know that we are available at any time should you wish to discuss your gift or learn more about Havergal Philanthropy.
Honouring Your Gift
The Havergal Circle Cumulative giving of $25,000 or more
Ivy Society 10+ years of consecutive giving
Green & Gold Society Champion: $10,000 and above Benefactor: $5,000 to $9,999 Partner: $2,500 to $4,999 Patron: $1,000 to $2,499
What you can expect as a donor: • A full tax receipt for your donation (for gifts of $25 and up). • Recognition at the appropriate level. • Stewardship in our annual digital Impact Report. • An invitation to our Celebration of Community event in the spring. If you would like your donation to be anonymous, we will respect your wishes.
Making Your Gift
Online Make your gift online at havergal.on.ca/support
By Phone Call us with your credit card number at 416-482-4707
By Cheque Mail your cheque, made payable to: Canada: The Havergal College Foundation 1451 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M5N 2H9 USA: The Havergal College Educational Foundation Inc. c/o Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Avant Building - Suite 900, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202-2107 Monthly Giving A monthly pledge is an easy way for you to support Havergal College with automatically withdrawn donations. You can give monthly by contacting Advancement & Community Relations at 416-482- 4707 with your credit card number. Matching Gifts and Workplace Campaigns If your company participates in a matching gift program or a community campaign such as United Way, you can direct your gift to Havergal College.
Gift of Securities Avoid a tax bill by transferring appreciated securities to Havergal College. Contact us at 416-482-4707 for more information.
SnapPay SnapPay is now available for our Chinese families who want to donate
from their Chinese bank accounts. Simply scan the QR code using WeChat or UnionPay and you will be directed to the donation website. International Donations Alternative donation arrangements can be made for special international circumstances. If you are interested in discussing this opportunity, please reach out to Lisa Zanlungo
at 416-483-3519 x6524 / firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about Havergal Philanthropy: Pearl Goodman Senior Advancement Officer email@example.com 416-482-4707 To discuss a larger commitment or to make a planned gift: Lisa Zanlungo Director, Major Gifts and Campaigns firstname.lastname@example.org 416-483-3519 x 6524 Tony diCosmo Executive Director, Advancement & Community Relations email@example.com 416-482-4704
Thank you for your support!
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