Girls learning, leading, succeeding

The Dana Fund

Gifts to the Dana Fund support the people and programs that form Dana Hall’s unique community, one that encourages each Dana student to realize her potential and take on new challenges. Your generosity gives current and future Dana girls the opportunity to learn, lead and succeed.
A successful annual fund is a reflection of a strong community and ensures continued growth and stability for current and future generations of students. Dana Fund dollars are unrestricted which provides flexibility and support for the School's current operating budget. Dana Hall relies on Dana Fund gifts from members of its community to bridge the gap between the income received from tuition and the actual cost of a Dana Hall education. Dana Fund gifts allows the School to offer competitive tuition, attract and retain talented faculty, provide exceptional academic, arts and athletic programs, and offer meaningful scholarship opportunities.
Participation in the Fund, at any level, is an indicator of the strength and financial health of Dana Hall. Your gifts send a message of commitment and stability to prospective families and other donors. Join alumnae, parents, grandparents, faculty and staff, and friends in sending the message that the Dana Hall community is invested in the School and its students. 

Designate Your Gift

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  • Advocating for Racial Justice

    In the spirit of E Pluribus Dana and in alignment with our aspiration to deepen and expand who we are as a school and community, Dana Hall commits to making tangible and impactful changes through action steps for strategic anti-racism.
  • Arts

    Gifts will support Dana Hall School students in both the performing and visual arts as they hone their skills and explore the many facets of self-expression.
  • Athletics

    Gifts will support Dana Hall School's athletics program mission to promote healthy competition and embody the highest ideals of sportsmanship and respect. 
  • Dana Cares Fund

    The Dana Cares Fund will provide financial resources within the School’s student, faculty, and staff community where they are most needed at this difficult time. Gifts designated to the DanaCares Fund are unrestricted and will be allocated as needed by Head of School Katherine Bradley. 

    More Info on the Dana Cares Fund
  • Health and Wellness

    Gift will support Dana Hall School's efforts to expand programming and update curriculum materials to foster students’ social-emotional development.
  • Student Financial Support

    Access and affordability are two of Dana’s core commitments. A gift to the Dana Fund makes it possible for girls from all backgrounds to dream audacious dreams and pursue them with confidence.
  • Teaching Excellence/Professional Development

    Investing in Dana Hall's instructors ensures the continued legacy of a distinctive teaching force. A gift to The Dana Fund means competitive compensation for faculty as well as opportunities for their continued professional development.
  • Top Priority

    Gift provides the flexibility for Dana Hall to allocate funds for its immediate needs and priorities.

Leadership Giving Levels

Legacy Circle
$100,000+ to the Dana Fund
Amor Caritas Circle
$50,000- $99,999 to the Dana Fund
Grove House Circle
$25,000 - $49,999 to the Dana Fund
Founders Circle
$15,000-$24,999 to the Dana Fund
Eastman Circle
$10,000 - $14,999 to the Dana Fund
Head’s Circle
$5,000 - $9,999 to the Dana Fund
Blue and White Associate
$2,500-$4,999 to the Dana Fund
1881 Associate
$1,881-$2,499 to the Dana Fund
Young Alumnae Leadership Levels
Classes '06-'10 - $1000
Classes '11-'15 - $500
Classes '15-'20 - $100

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  • Saliba Courtyard

    Favorite Place
  • Senior-Sophomore

    Favorite Tradition
  • South Africa Trip

    Favorite Memory

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  • Vietta

    "Dana offers many great opportunities including a trip to South Africa every other year. I never in my wildest dreams thought I’d be visiting South Africa, let alone with some of my closest friends. The trip enabled us to interact with real South Africans as they experienced their real lives, an opportunity I could never have had as a tourist."