Doane Stuart

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Annual Fund

 The Annual Fund is an important part of our operating budget.  Your gift to the Annual Fund helps:  Our Students by supporting all the academic programs.  Our Faculty by supporting faculty training, program development and compensation, and Our Community by providing the resources needed to develop our students to become tomorrow’s leaders. 


There are several ways to make your gift to Doane Stuart:


Make your gift online, click here.


Gifts of Stock:  Stock certificates may be transferred to Doane Stuart to be sold by us.  Transferring stock directly from broker to broker avoids personal income tax.  For stock transfer instructions contact the Development Office at 518-465-5222, ext. 203. 


Cash Gifts:  Cash Gifts are the simplest, easiest gifts you can make.  Doane Stuart accepts cash, personal checks, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. 


If you prefer to send a check via U.S. mail, please mail it to:  The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY 12144


Frequently Asked Questions:


What is the 2021-22 Annual Campaign goal?  

Our goal this year is to raise $130,000. We rely on support from Trustees, Parents (both current and former), Administration, Faculty, Staff, Alumni/ae, Grandparents, Corporations, Foundations and Friends to meet this goal.

Why Should I give?

We depend on the Annual Fund to supplement tuition revenue in order to meet our budgeted needs. In addition, participation sends a powerful message to Foundations and other Charitable Giving Organizations/Donors because they see this as a reflection of our commitment to our mission.  All gifts, large or small, add up to thousands of dollars to support our students and faculty as we live the mission of the school.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

All gifts to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible. 

How can I make my gift?

Gifts may be made by check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover).  Also, you may make your gift online click here. Monthly and quarterly gifts are very much appreciated.

When are Annual Fund gifts due?

Annual Funds gifts are accepted throughout our fiscal year, which is July 1 to June 30.

What if I still have questions?

Please contact Darlene Gallagher at the office at 518-465-5222, ext. 203 or via email at [email protected]