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The Shore Fund

The Shore Fund represents our community's collective gift to the school, and we hope that every member of the Shore community will make a gift that is meaningful to them. The Shore Fund supports critical investments that inspire our curious learners and provides an immediate impact on our program. 

Unrestricted gifts to The Shore Fund allow the school to meet the most pressing needs of our students, teachers, and program. Your generosity toward The Shore Fund enables us to attract and retain the best faculty, provide financial assistance to families, cultivate a love of arts and athletics in every student, and incorporate innovative technologies in the classroom and makerspaces.

To support The Shore Fund with a gift today, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • What is The Shore Fund?

    The Shore Fund is the school’s top philanthropic priority. Gifts to The Shore Fund are unrestricted, providing immediate impact and allowing the school to meet its most pressing needs. The Shore Fund enables us to attract and retain the best faculty, provide financial assistance to families, cultivate a love of arts and athletics in every student, and incorporate innovative technologies in the classroom and makerspaces.
  • Why is my participation important?

    Our community’s collective generosity propels Shore’s mission forward and enables the school to provide inspiring learning opportunities. A high level of community participation reflects pride and confidence in the school and its mission. We hope that every member of the Shore community will make a gift each year.
  • When should I give?

    Gifts to The Shore Fund are put to use immediately, so the sooner the better! The Shore Fund follows the fiscal year, which begins July 1 and closes on June 30. Each fall, current families are challenged to reach 100% participation during The Race for 100. Each spring, the whole community comes together for Giving Day, a 24-hour giving initiative. Some donors give once during the year, while others make gifts during each of these efforts, and/or at other times during the year.
  • How much should I give?

    Please support The Shore Fund with a gift that is meaningful to you. We receive gifts of $5-$50,000 and above, and no gift is too small. All gifts to The Shore Fund are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
  • Can I direct my Shore Fund gift to a specific area?

    Yes! You have the flexibility to support the following components of Shore’s mission with your gift: Area of Greatest Need, Arts, Athletics, Equity & Inclusion, Faculty & Staff, Technology, and Tuition & Financial Assistance. To learn more about the impact of gifts to The Shore Fund, visit www.shoreschool.org/give/impact.