Fiscal sustainability must now become and remain a priority alongside continued growth of the school’s Annual Fund. A healthy endowment allows Providence Day to plan for the future, plus have the ability to address any unforeseen issues that might arise. Naming opportunities as well as planned giving programs offer additional ways for community members to invest in the long-term financial health and well-being of the school.
The graph below represents a comparison of endowment values (as of June 30, 2014) at similar regional peer schools, against which Providence Day School benchmarks itself in a multitude of performance measures. Providence Day is clearly underperforming in this area – a position we would not accept in any other benchmark category. The Charging Forward campaign provides the path to address this critical aspect of our school’s performance.