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Annual Fund Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Annual Fund?

The Annual Fund is The Fletcher School's top giving priority running annually from July 1- June 30 each year.  The Annual Fund: 

  • goal this year is $350,000.
  • allows us to maintain our average small class sizes--an important component of the individualized instruction we provide at Fletcher. 
  • provide the opportunity to explore the very latest methods of multisensory teaching to enhance student learning.
  • provide the necessary classroom supplies and equipment.
  • enables us to provide our faculty with competitive salaries and ongoing professional development.
  • ensures that students are able to discover and pursue their unique gifts and talents inside, and outside, the classroom through the fine arts, athletics, and other co-curricular programs.   

Can I designate my Annual Fund gift to an area of the School's operating budget? 

The Annual Fund provides unrestricted support for the School's operating budget, which is approved annually by the Board of Trustees. However, donors may choose to invest in a particular area of the School's operating budget that they find most meaningful. This "Family of Funds" includes:  

  • Area of Greatest Need 
  • Academic Programs 
  • Athletics 
  • Faculty Support 
  • Financial Aid 
  • Fine Arts 

How do I make a gift to the Annual Fund? 


Credit Card

Gifts can be made online with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card. Click here to make a secure donation online. 

Cash

Checks should be made payable to The Fletcher School and mailed to:

The Fletcher School
Attention: Advancement Office
8500 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270

Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities enable donors to avoid capital-gains taxes while making a tax-deductible gift to TFS. To make a gift of appreciated securities, please contact Jennifer Brost, Director of Advancement, at 704-365-4658 or by email at jbrost@thefletcherschool.org for more information on how securities may be transferred.

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your gift to The Fletcher School, increasing the impact your gift will have on the school. To find out if your employer will match your gift to Fletcher, please contact your human resource department or e-mail Jennifer Brost at jbrost@thefletcherschool.org with your company's name.