The Maclay Fund provides critical, unrestricted funding that is essential to meeting the greatest needs of our school each year and allows for nimble and prompt responses to fiscal needs across campus. The Maclay Fund provides a unique vehicle for the entire Maclay community to support the school’s mission and allows for meaningful connection with Maclay’s goals and priorities. As our most flexible giving option, gifts of any size are welcome and used to support the continued growth of academics, athletics, the arts, and faculty support throughout the school year.
As we continue to write the next chapter in the story of the exceptional students, faculty, families, and alumni at Maclay School, we invite you to join your community in supporting this beloved institution.
“A Maclay education is a stepping stone to greatness: it is a place where caring faculty and staff invest in our children’s growth and help students’ wildest hopes come true.”
– Anonymous Past Parent
Gifts to The Maclay Fund support the continued expansion of academic programming, athletics, the arts, faculty support, and financial aid throughout the three divisions, continuing a tradition of excellence in a rigorous yet supportive environment. This school year, The Maclay Fund will support:
Academic upgrades including the continued roll out of the Project Lead the Way curriculum in the Upper School, the expansion of College Counseling programming enhanced support and guidance throughout the entire college admissions process, and additional academic support for students and faculty through specialists in the Center for Academic Excellence
Athletic enhancements including a beach volleyball court and the continued expansion of programs to support our student-athletes in nutrition, psychology, and athletic training.
The continued enhancement of the arts including dance classes in the Upper School supporting the work of our Musical Theatre Program and expanded Visual Arts offerings for field trips and film studies.
Increased financial aid to make the Maclay experience accessible to more students in our community
Support for our faculty including increased professional development opportunities for trainings, conferences, and benchmarking with other independent schools and the continued growth of the Faculty Salary Growth & Supplementation Endowment increasing faculty compensation
Because of our community’s collective generosity and giving spirit, the following were made possible through the Maclay Fund during the most recent academic year:
- upgrades to the Strength & Conditioning program
- professional development opportunities including conference attendance for all faculty and staff
- the continued expansion of our Musical Theatre and Orchestra programs
- the addition of new equipment for the Preschool playground.