The Cyclone Fund, Porter-Gaud's Annual Fund, is the School’s cornerstone in fundraising. It provides resources that are critical to the School’s child-centered mission. Like other leading independent schools, tuition alone cannot fund the entire cost associated with a private education, therefore, leaving a gap. Porter-Gaud relies on tax-deductible donations and the Cyclone Fund is vital to making up the difference - the difference being greater opportunities and stronger offerings for our students and faculty.
Your gift to the Cyclone Fund also helps to recruit and retain exceptional faculty who inspire, challenge, and nurture our students. From competitive salaries and professional development opportunities, to curriculum and extracurricular enhancements, financial aid and scholarships, the Cyclone Fund touches literally every aspect of school life.
Last year parents, alumni, and friends of the School contributed a record $1.12 million. The School depends on these gifts to meet current needs on campus and enrich the day-to-day intellectual, social, and personal development of every student.
For more information on the ways to give (cash, credit cards, gifts of stock or personal property) or to see if your company will match your gift click here. You may also contact Kathryn Sherrod, Director of Annual and Major Gifts, at 843.402.4685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cyclone Fund Giving Levels
Friends of Porter-Gaud $1 - $499
Albemarle Society $500 - $999
Grimball Society $1,000 - $1,866
Headmaster’s Society $1,867 - $4,999
Porter Society $5,000 - $9,999
Roundtable $10,000 - $24,999
Founder's Circle - $25,000 and above