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Oakwood School

Why Give

Unlike many private schools, Oakwood does not ask donors to pay for the base operation of the school. Donated funds are used exclusively to enhance and grow the school and its programs through the five Annual Fund designations. As a non-profit corporation, there are no profits or dividends for shareholders or owners. When school revenue exceeds expenses, these funds are reinvested in the school.

Oakwood provides all Oakwood families a Book of Gratitude, a report of fundraising results, and how fundraising dollars were spent. Preschool, JrK, Elementary, Middle, and High School all receive the benefits of Oakwood fundraising.

Each year the school sets priorities for the funds based on the school's particular needs for that year. Parents, faculty, staff, and students all provide input to help set these priorities.

Any questions about Oakwood fundraising can be directed to

Ways to Give

Melissa Barrow

Melissa Barrow

Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Kelli Frazer

Kelli Frazer

Events, Engagement, and Athletics Coordinator