The Pine Crest Fund


WHAT IS THE PINE CREST FUND?

The Pine Crest Fund
is a Family of Funds representing the most fundamental elements of our educational program and allowing you, our donors, to direct your gift to an area of interest to you. Your contribution demonstrates your confidence in our mission. We want you to know your gift makes a difference, and we are going to use it as you intended! Through your gift to the Pine Crest Fund, each student, every day will benefit from your generosity. Your gift may be directed to an area of personal interest:

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Schoolwide Priorities

    Pine Crest School students benefit from your unrestricted support directed to curricular and co-curricular programs where it is needed most.
  • Faculty Excellence

    Pine Crest faculty are intelligent, passionate, and highly-skilled educators who are committed to the intellectual and emotional growth of our students. They believe in our students' unlimited potential and strive every day to exceed our students' needs. Just as our students never stop learning, our faculty unceasingly strive to become better educators. Your support directly impacts the professional growth of our faculty.
  • Financial Aid

    Pine Crest's fundamental idea is that a premier independent school education should be equally open to the brightest students, regardless of their financial means. Our strength relies not just on the quality of the faculty, the state-of-the-art facilities, and the breadth and depth of our educational offerings, but on the vibrant and inquisitive student body. We are committed to capturing a wider base of student eligibility and socioeconomic diversity as it is important to build and sustain a diverse community. Pine Crest awards financial assistance to approximately 18% of our students whose families demonstrate need and who would otherwise not be able to attend our School. Your support helps to provide financial aid for families who value our mission.
  • The Arts

    Creativity has been identified as a 21st century skill essential for connection and collaboration in life. At Pine Crest, creativity flows through every stage of the educational experience. The arts foster imagination and creative problem-solving skills and develop critical judgment, open-mindedness, and independent thinking. Music, dance, drama, debate, digital media, and visual arts enrich our academic program with year-round classes and showcases. Student-artists discover new talents and passions at every grade level using a collection of tools and state-of-the-art facilities and learning from experts in the field. Your support inspires what the world needs: soulful, creative minds nurtured at Pine Crest.
  • Athletics

    Pine Crest's athletic program consists of 17 sports and 99 teams. Sports include: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew, cross country, diving, football, golf, lacrosse, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and weightlifting. Your support helps to maintain our outstanding athletic program, including equipment, supplies, coaches, and training, and provides students with an array of opportunities for leadership, sportsmanship, teamwork, physical challenge, and personal growth.
If the operating budget for a certain area is met, Pine Crest reserves the right to designate your gift to an area where it is needed most.

WHY GIVE TO THE PINE CREST FUND?

As a premier independent college preparatory school, Pine Crest offers paramount academics, outstanding fine arts and athletic programs, an array of extracurricular pursuits, cutting-edge technology, highly qualified and passionate faculty, and world-class facilities. Skills such as creativity, independent thinking, teamwork, and leadership are nurtured. All are directly influenced by charitable contributions to The Pine Crest Fund.

Pine Crest parents, grandparents, alumni, parents of alumni, faculty, and friends stand united by a common purpose to promote the highest standards of education, character, and leadership. All of which is made possible through tax-deductible gifts to The Pine Crest Fund.

Led by a stellar group of Trustees and parent volunteers, The Pine Crest Fund grew to more than $2.8 million during the 2016-17 fiscal year. It is our hope that all members of our community share in the opportunity to support excellence with a gift to The Pine Crest Fund. Every gift makes a difference and represents a strong commitment to our students and to our School.

For more information, please contact  Brandy Miller, Director of The Pine Crest Fund at 561-852-2814 or brandy.miller@pinecrest.edu.