Why does FAIS ask for support in addition to tuition?

The Annual Fund Drive is a critical fundraising effort that raises supplemental funds for programmatic enhancements beyond the School’s most basic operating needs. One hundred percent of Annual Fund revenues are dedicated to the School’s general operating budget. Gifts to the Annual Fund are 100 percent tax-deductible.

Where exactly is my money going?

Gifts to the Annual Fund go directly into day-to-day operations of the School, making up more than seven percent of the School’s budget. Your generosity helps FAIS attract and keep the finest of faculty to prepare our students for their next steps toward secondary education and beyond. Your support also ensures that FAIS stays on top of the game by allowing us to maintain state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technology. Because of you, FAIS continues to thrive.

Can I make a gift with my credit card?

Yes, you can. You may make a gift online or by contacting the FAIS Office at (503) 292-7776. 

What if I don't have much to give?

Every gift counts. Maximizing participation is our goal, as participation is an important criterion for grants from corporations and foundations. You can help with a gift of any size.


I am not sure whether my employer will match my gift. What should I do?

You will get the most direct answer from your Human Resources Department. However, if you’d like other assistance, please contact the Development Office at 503-292-7776, ext. 408.


French American International School 8500 NW Johnson Street, Portland, Oregon 97229
Ph: (503) 292.7776 Fax: (503) 292.7444
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