Fund For Excellence
Independent schools such as Mt. Bethel Christian Academy traditionally conduct an annual giving campaign in the fall of each year. Some schools call it the Annual Sustaining Fund. Others call it the Loyalty Fund. We simply call ours the Fund For Excellence (FFE).
The Fund for Excellence is a yearly source of supplemental revenue which is used to address needs that tuition cannot provide. The Fund for Excellence helps support our low student/teacher ratio, and allows us to confidently meet our goal of attracting and retaining the highest caliber faculty to give our students the quality of supportive yet rigorous education our families expect. The Fund for Excellence is primarily used for financial aid, program enhancements and faculty development. It is also used to cover costs of needed programs and equipment for which there is no budget.
All members of the Mt. Bethel community – parents, faculty, past parents, grandparents, businesses and other friends – are asked to contribute to the Fund for Excellence to augment the activities of the Academy.
Fund for Excellence Versus Capital and Fundraising Campaigns
While there will be periodic appeals made for specific needs, the Fund for Excellence is an ongoing, annual vehicle to enhance the excellence of our Academy for which there is no other revenue source. There may be Capital Campaigns from time to time which are used to address specific construction or renovation projects of a long term nature.
The Fund for Excellence is a yearly fundraising appeal designed to augment Mt. Bethel Christian Academy’s operating budget. Fund for Excellence gifts can range from donations of $1 to $30,000 or more. The Blue and Gold Guild giving categories begin at $1,000. The success of the Fund for Excellence will validate our common, strong belief in Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and its continuing mission of excellence in educating children.
The Academy is so very thankful to the many loyal and generous supporters, parents, grandparents and friends, who choose to make financial gifts to the Academy. Their commitments have helped us continue to build the highest standards and to achieve an increasingly outstanding facility. To recognize and honor our contributors, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy has established the Fund for Excellence Leadership Club.
Fund for Excellence Giving Levels
||$10,000 – 24,999
||$7,500 – 9,999
||$5,000 – 7,499
||$2,500 – 4,999
|Blue & Gold Guild
||$1,000 – 2,499
||$1 – 999
Fund for Excellence gifts are payable by the end of the Academy’s fiscal year on June 30th, so that they may be applied to that year’s operating budget. All gifts to the Fund for Excellence are fully tax-deductible.