The Mighty Oak Fund
The Mighty Oak Fund supports Oakhill Day School beyond our mission. Every gift received directly impacts the children of Oakhill Day School. Your generous gifts are applied to the school's top priorities including faculty development, enrichment programs, facilities maintenance, and financial aid. Your generosity also buffers the impact of economic challenges, ensuring the school's financial stability and ongoing stewardship.
This year's goal is $150,000
This year, Oakhill has taken extraordinary measures to ensure the school is sanitary and safe for all students and faculty. State of the art cleaning supplies, extra cleaning staff, and decreased enrollment are just a some of the unbudgeted expenses that Oakhill has incurred due to Covid19.
Mighty Oak Fund FAQ's
Your gift can be paid over time
We currently accept gifts of cash, check or credit card paid in full or in installments.
You could purchase a life insurance policy and make Oakhill Day School the beneficiary, or assign a policy already in effect to Oakhill as both owner and beneficiary. We recommend that you check with your tax advisor for details regarding this method of donation.
To discuss alternative gift approaches, please contact the Development Office. We will be happy to assist you in your gift planning.
Call Leslie Gasser at 816.436.6228
This is not a decision made lightly. A gift to the Mighty Oak Fund that is meaningful to you and your family impacts each and every child at Oakhill Day School.
The Development Office is happy to sit down with you for a personal discussion and answer any questions.
Yes, you can set up a pledge to pay for your gift over time.
By making a pledge, you assist Oakhill in forecasting that we will have the necessary funds to support the needs covered by the Mighty Oak Fund.
You have until June 30, 2021 to make your gift. All gifts made by December 31, 2020 are eligible for a tax deduction in 2021. Any gifts received after December 31, 2020 will be eligible in 2021.
Contributions to the Family of Funds allows you to earmark your gift to a specific area of interest or need.
Current Fund Families
Campus Improvements Fund
From air conditioning to mulch and water fountains, contributions to the Campus Improvements Fund allows Oakhill the ability to maintain its facilities, be it routine maintenance or unexpected repairs. This includes all Covid19 related expenses.
Art comes in many forms and every student at Oakhill is an artist. Whether it’s on canvas or on stage, fine arts instruction is an important and integral part of the curriculum at our school. Your support allows each Oakhill student to benefit from this important piece of instruction that encourages creativity and individual expression in our children.
Each Oakhill student from Toddlers to Eighth Grade participate in athletics five days a week. Over the past five years, Oakhill has expanded its athletic offerings to go beyond physical education classes to include organized athletic teams and early childhood sports teams. Contributions to this fund allows Oakhill to continue its commitment to developing healthy students who live the values of sportsmanship, teamwork and respect for others.
Curriculum and Professional Development Fund
You have chosen Oakhill for its exceptional teaching staff and great educational offerings. Contributions to the Curriculum and Professional Development Fund supports faculty workshops and training, an important investment in maintaining the quality of teaching you expect from Oakhill. This fund allows Oakhill to unlock the potential in all students by providing the materials necessary for implementing a challenging and individualized curriculum.
|Mighty Oak Fund Giving Levels|
|Circle of Excellence||$5,000 and Up|
|Head of School Circle||$1,000 - $4,999|
|1947 Club||$500 - $999|
|Teal and White Club||$200 - $499|
|Friends of Oakhill||Up to $199|