Elmwood’s vision is to be the most innovative girls’ school in Canada and to operate at the forefront of girls’ education globally. Now, more than ever, women are at the centre of the social, political and economic dialogue, acting with courage and integrity in the face of challenge and leading change.
Inspiration is what sets Elmwood apart. It’s the thing that takes good to great. The difference between standing in the crowd and soaring above. It makes challenges seem like opportunities.
For our Elmwood girls, inspiration can be found all around them. They are surrounded by people and given opportunities that will challenge and motivate them to grow, thrive and realize their dreams.
Your support of the annual appeal of the Elmwood Fund fuels inspiration in our students and faculty, ensuring Elmwood attracts and retains:
• A diverse school community
• The best and brightest students in Ottawa
• Teachers at the leading edge and forefront of education
At Elmwood, we know there is strength in diversity. Our scholarship program raises the bar for all students by attracting outstanding talent from the entire Ottawa region.
Your gift fuels:
• One of the region’s most robust scholarship programs
• Almost 90 awards (both merit-based and needs-based)
• The recognition and celebration of our girls’ strengths and achievements
• Support for the best and brightest girls
Our teachers are passionate about making a difference in their students’ lives. We support our outstanding faculty in their pursuit of excellence and lifelong learning, keeping them at the forefront of girls’ education.
Your gift fuels opportunities for our faculty to:
• Attend national and international conferences
• Learn from thought leaders in girls’ education
• Share their expertise with North American audiences
• Bring in globally-recognized experts for innovation initiatives
YOUR GIFT IS IMPORTANT
At Elmwood, our girls understand the importance of giving back to their community. Your gift re-affirms your belief in Elmwood’s mission: to inspire each girl to reach her full potential. We invite you to follow in the footsteps of those who have demonstrated their belief in Elmwood, its mission and the promise of every Elmwood girl.
Your gift helps Elmwood remain:
• A leader in girls’ education
• One of the most innovative girls’ schools in North America
• One of the top 25 private schools in Canada
Your gift helps inspire each girl to reach her full potential.
BECOME A GIVING CLUB MEMBER
The Elmwood Fund appeal is launched early in the school year, and we rely on parent and alumni volunteers to assist us in reaching all parents, staff, alumni and past parents. Our aim is to achieve 100% participation—and any contribution amount is encouraged.
Annual donors participating at the Head's Club and above are invited to the annual Pactum Serva Donor Recognition Dinner (Thursday, April 4, 2019). This much-anticipated annual event is an occasion for us to show our appreciation to our most generous donors.
|ELMWOOD FUND GIVING CLUB||DONATION|
|FRIEND'S CLUB||up to $499|
|HEAD'S CLUB||$500 – $2,499|
|GOVERNOR'S CLUB||$2,500 – $4,999|
|PACTUM SERVA CLUB||$5,000 – $9,999|
|VISIONARY CLUB||$10,000 – $24,999|
|FOUNDER'S CLUB||$25,000 and greater|
BECOME A MONTHLY PARTNER
Donations can be spread out over the year, allowing families to maximize their gift with manageable regular payments.
|ANNUAL DONATION||MONTHLY AMOUNT|
All donations are 100% tax deductible. For employees of the federal government participating in the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign, gifts to the United Way can be designated to Elmwood School. See our FAQs for answers to other commonly asked questions.
The Pactum Serva Society was established to honour those who have made significant financial contributions to Elmwood and our girls. The names of our members are displayed in a place of honour on our Donor Wall in the Atrium—the School’s most popular gathering place– based on cumulative giving.
SUMMA SUMMARUM "Highest of the High"
$250,000 or greater
$100,000 – $249,999
$25,000 – $99,999
$10,000 – $24,999
$5,000 – $9,999