Why Giving Matters

Thank you for your interest in supporting FAIS! Like most independent schools, FAIS relies on financial and volunteer support from our community to support day-to-day operations, as well as larger strategic initiatives, enabling our school to continue moving boldly forward in our mission

Contributions of time, treasure, and talent from our parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends help to make FAIS extraordinary. We encourage each of our families to make FAIS one of their top philanthropic priorities.

Our development team will help you navigate the many opportunities to support the school, whether you are a parent, grandparent or friend. Our door is always open and we encourage you to drop by with questions, ideas, or just to say hello. 

Annual Fund

 

The Annual Fund is the school’s most critical annual fundraising effort and supports the greatest need of the school. Your participation is important!

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1979 Society

 

The 1979 Society is a community of leadership donors to recognize their gift of $1,979 or greater - or grandparents who make a gift of $197 or greater - honoring the year FAIS was founded.

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Endowments

Middle School Lobby

 

The Endowment was established to provide FAIS with an enduring source of financial security for generations to come.

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Special Events

 

Throughout the year, all-school events serve to strengthen our community and raise essential funds for current and future initiatives, as well as financial aid.

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Volunteer

Battle of the Books 2018-19 practicing with volunteers

 

Volunteers are essential to the success of FAIS! Learn about the many opportunities to get involved on campus, as well as the family volunteer requirement.

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FAQs

Answer your questions about giving to FAIS and how you can participate.

Questions? Contact the Development Office at development@faispdx.org or (503) 292-7776 x1305