The NCRC Fund

In a Small Community Like NCRC, Every Child Makes a Difference.

So Does Every Gift.

The NCRC Fund is the school's most important source of revenue other than tuition. It is a vital part of the annual operating budget and supports the school's mission in every way.

Whether you are a new parent making your first donation to an independent school, a grandparent making a gift after hearing about your grandchild’s day at school, a faculty or staff member making a gift through payroll deduction, or an alum or parent of an alum continuing to support NCRC, your generosity helps NCRC to be the preschool we all cherish.

This year, the Annual Fund and leadership gifts are being folded together to create one all-encompassing NCRC Fund. This fund provides incredible support and opportunities for our children and faculty. Through the NCRC Fund, we are able to go the extra mile and make possible the myriad of ways our teachers inspire and care for our students.

The NCRC Fund touches every student, every teacher, every family - every day.


teacher and kids

2016-2017 Parent Participation

94% of current parents

supported the NCRC Fund during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

Words cannot begin to express our gratitude.

All gifts to the NCRC Fund are unrestricted, and enable us to go the extra mile and make possible the myriad of ways our teachers inspire and care for our students. You are the key to NCRC.

Thank you to the countless parents, parents of alumni, alumni, grandparents, faculty, staff, and the Board of Trustees for their participation in the 2016-2017 NCRC Fund.

Giving Circles

NCRC Circle


Preschool Circle

$20,000 to $39,999

Highland Place Circle

$10,000 to $19,999

Playhouse Circle

$5,000 to $9,999

Front Porch Circle

$2,500 to $4,999

Head's Circle

$1,000 to $2,4999

Playground Circle

up to $999

Ways to Give

Cash, Check, and Credit Card

Please make checks payable to National Child Research Center. We accept all major credit cards - Visa, Mastercard & American Express - online [>>>]

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many corporations provide opportunities to double your contribution to NCRC. Please contact your Human Resources department about your company’s matching gift policy.

Family Foundations

Contributions from family foundations allow for multi-generational giving. A gift from a family foundation will be credited to the foundation and also to the family.

Stocks, Bonds, and Other Securities

A gift of appreciated securities could provide you with a sizable tax deduction. Contact the Advancement Office for stock transfer information.

Legacy Giving

Education is a legacy. Legacy Giving recognizes, honors and thanks donors who have made a gift through their life or estate plans.

Learn more [>>>]

NCRC Fund Strengthens & Provides For

      • Enriching music, motor & library programs [>>>]
      • The transformative Child Development Team [>>>]
      • Classroom and outdoor materials
      • Professional development for faculty

NCRC is grateful for the contributions from all who believe in our mission and support our ideal of a model preschool

Tax Status: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


Lindsay Rafayko

Associate Director of Advancement


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