As a former student, Board member, parent, and grandparent, we believe NCRC is the most outstanding school for early childhood education that we know.

Our Giving Priorities

NCRC Fund

The NCRC Fund is the school's most important source of revenue other than tuition. This unrestricted fund is a vital part of the annual operating budget and supports the school's mission in every way. Click below to learn more.

Tuition Assistance Fund and Auction

NCRC is committed to maintaining a student body that is both inclusive and socioeconomically diverse. The Tuition Assistance Fund and its supporting Auction exist for the sole purpose of broadening the reach and impact of our incredible community.


Your support is essential. It allows us to provide a meaningful experience for today's students and future generations.

Philanthropy propelled the group of parents who, almost 90 years ago, bought our school building for their children and for others who would come after them. Today, we continue to celebrate a generous community who values philanthropy.

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.

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Other NCRC Funds

Liz Barclay Faculty Enrichment Fund

An endowed fund that supports faculty enrichment programs that will help keep NCRC at the forefront of current methodologies and emerging best practices in early childhood education.

Gifts to this fund acknowledge NCRC's commitment to providing students and families with an exceptional faculty.

Foret Sweeney Children's Fund

An endowed fund used for our school's special needs and counseling programs in recognition of NCRC's dedication to the inclusion of all children.

This fund supports the belief that each child is unique and helps NCRC meet each child where she or he is by providing the necessary resources.

Liz Barclay Library Fund

This fund provides additional support for the school librarian to purchase new books each year. Created and named in honor of former Head of School, Liz Barclay, and her love of literature.

Marian Brice Fellowship for Special Needs Training and Professional Development

This fund was created in honor of NCRC's longtime Occupational Therapist, Marian Brice. The Marian Brice Fellowship honors Marian's devotion, love, and commitment to NCRC's inclusion program, staff and faculty, and embodiment of NCRC's core values. This fellowship allows for specialized training that goes beyond the normally budgeted allotment for professional development.

Advancement Office

Brian O'Malley

Brian O'Malley

Director of Advancement
Kyle Tyson

Kyle Tyson

Associate Director of Advancement