Ways to Give

As an independent school and registered charity, Havergal relies on philanthropic donations as an important source of financial support to provide excellence in the education of girls. We are committed to educating students who will be equipped to face the future head on and lead with integrity and ingenuity. Together we can realize and unleash the power of our girls and prepare them to make a difference.

Annual Giving Program

Each year we ask the members of our community to make a commitment to Havergal and the education of girls. While tuition covers general school operations, it is the generosity of our Havergal Fund donors that help us to provide the enriched academic and cocurricular programming that positions Havergal as a preeminent girls’ school. Each year, we identify priorities for this funding to ensure that we are maintaining and building our capacity in the areas of greatest need.  

This year, Havergal has the chance to leverage a multitude of opportunities which will allow us to provide significant program enrichment. Today, your donation to The Havergal Fund will be deployed immediately to support a number of key priorities including but not limited to innovative new curriculum, athletic, artistic and co-curricular enhancements, faculty excellence, student financial assistance and mental health and wellbeing initiatives.

Major Giving

We are truly grateful to the many members of our community who choose to make transformative gifts in support of our strategic priorities. These generous gifts, often pledged over multiple years, help to advance our school’s mission while at the same time providing a lasting legacy for the donor. Gifts of $25,000 and above are considered major gifts.

Naming opportunities beginning at $50,000 are available in both the Junior and Upper Schools, as well as in our outdoor spaces. To learn more about current funding priorities and available naming opportunities, please contact Annette Paul, Executive Director, Advancement, at [email protected] or 416-482-4704.

Estate Planning

Planning for one’s legacy can be transformational. An estate plan’s purpose is to design your legacy now and outline your intentions for who will benefit from your estate in the future. Your plan will help honour your wishes and provide for your family and the organizations that are dear to you, such as Havergal. We, at the Havergal College Foundation, understand the importance of estate planning and offer the resource, A Guide to Planning Your Legacy. This guide assists with making the gift planning process understandable and provides insight into the types of planned gifts and common questions associated with estate planning. 

Common planned gifts include:

Donors who choose to include Havergal in their estate plan will be recognized with membership into the Ellen Knox Society and will be listed in the annual Impact Report. To learn more about estate planning, please contact Annette Paul, Executive Director, Advancement, at [email protected] or 416-482-4704. Thank you for considering the impact your legacy will have on the future of education for students who attend Havergal. 

Endowments

Endowed funds ensure the long-term financial health of the school. An endowment is a fund that is held in perpetuity in order to build capital. The school spends a percentage of the income earned each year. Donors may contribute to enhance an existing fund or create a new one. A minimum of $100,000 is needed to create a new endowed fund and our investments currently sit at more than $26 million. 

Tribute Gifts

A tribute gift is a meaningful way to express your gratitude to a staff or faculty member or honour an Old Girl. If you would like to make a gift in honour of someone special, please contact Annette Paul, Executive Director, Advancement, at [email protected] or 416-482-4704.

How to Donate

Online

Visit our secure online giving page to make a one-time or a monthly gift to the school.

By Phone

Contact our office at 416-483-3519 x6056 to donate over the phone using your credit card.

By Mail

Please mail your cheque, payable to The Havergal College Foundation, to:

The Havergal College Foundation
1451 Avenue Road
Toronto ON  M5N 2H9

Monthly Giving

A monthly pledge is an easy way for you to support Havergal College with automatically withdrawn donations. You can give monthly by contacting our office at 416-483-3519 x6056 with your credit card number.

Matching Gifts & Workplace Campaigns

If your company participates in a matching gift program or a community campaign such as United Way, you can direct your gift to Havergal College. Please contact our office at 416-483-3519 x6056.

Gifts of Securities

Transfer appreciated securities to Havergal College. You’ll avoid a tax bill and receive a receipt for tax purposes. See our Gift of Securities form.

Contact Us

Headshot of Annette Paul.

Annette Paul

Executive Director, Advancement

[email protected]

416-482-4704