The Summit School depends on charitable gifts to sustain our educational programs and strengthen our financial resources. Summit is a 501 © (3) not-for-profit school. The School is grateful for your interest in supporting the School’s educational programs as well as our mission of serving bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. Financial support along with gifts of time will make a difference in the lives of the students and will be an investment that will last forever.
Tuition and our Annual Fund cover our operating costs to assure that Summit continues to offer its first-class education for a unique learner. Fundraising is essential to help our program stay cutting edge; to grow in the area of technology, to offer teacher training from known experts, and to maintain a student/staff ratio overall of 4:1. Donors contribute to the Annual Fund, Endowment and several special initiatives.
Make a Gift Online
For donors who prefer to use a credit card, Summit offers secure online giving. Click here to make your donation by Visa or MasterCard
Cash and check donations are greatly appreciated. When giving via check, please make it payable to The Summit School (Federal Tax ID 52-1583669) and mail to:
The Summit School
664 East Central Avenue
Edgewater, MD 21037
Stocks and Securities
Appreciated securities are an excellent asset in making a charitable gift to Summit. Your stock broker can have your gift transferred to Summit’s account. It is important to notify the Development Office as to the name of the stock, the number of shares being donated, the date of the gift and its purpose. Once the transfer has been made, you will receive a receipt from Summit indicating the amount of the tax-deduction you can claim. All donors should confer with their tax advisors before making a gift to inquire as to tax deductibility and treatment. To execute a stock transfer, visit Stock Gift Information.
Employer Matching Gift Programs
Donors who work for companies that have matching gift programs may be able to double or even triple their contributions to The Summit School. If your employer has a matching gift program, you must include your company’s matching gift form along with your contribution. The development office will complete the form and return it to your employer. If you are not certain whether your employer will match your gift to Summit, please contact your human resources office.
Combined Federal/United Way Campaign:
Summit can be designated for the Combined Federal Campaign and United Way. Summit’s catalog number for CFCNCA is 46169. The school is listed under Human Development Corporation t/a The Summit School. Summit’s United Way Central Maryland code is 3075.
When you consider including a bequest to The Summit School in your will, you help sustain the future of our school; ensuring that we will be able to educate children with dyslexia and other learning differences for generations to come.
Your Planned Gift enables you to become a charter member of The Legacy Society. The Society recognizes those individuals who have included Summit in their estate plans.
Corporate and individual sponsorships are available for our athletics program. Athletic Sponsorships include supporting soccer, basketball and or lacrosse. For more information, contact Jane Snider at 410-798-0005 x142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts can be made in memory of a loved one, classmate or teacher, or in honor of faculty, students or alumni. Giving Tree contributions are also made to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and other special events.
Gifts of Time
The following volunteer opportunities are available at Summit. Click here to find out how you can get involved.
Breakfast with the Directors
We bring new friends to the school to learn about our program and how we teach. Guests from the business community have the opportunity to observe a class for 15 minutes. They also get to see first hand the magic our teachers create to provide a unique learning environment for our bright students. In a two year period, nearly 200 people have attended our business breakfasts.
Meet our Development Team
The Development team coordinates all fundraising activities. Contributions to Summit are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Jane R. Snider, E.d.D.
Founding Executive Director
410-798-0005 ext. 142
Director of Development and Marketing
410-798-0005 ext. 143
410-798-0005 ext. 158
Parent Volunteer Coordinator
410-798-0005 ext. 150
See Annual Fund, Building Fund, and Endowment Fund links for other ways to give.