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Annual Fund
+ Fundraising Opportunities

The French American School of Denver is Denver’s only public school offering a tuition-free French immersion program. Because our school is unique, we require special staffing and materials to ensure that our students receive the highest quality and most comprehensive instruction.

The shortfall between what DPS provides and what FASDenver needs is $1,500 per student.  Direct Giving and Fundraisers truly make the difference!

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FRENCH AMERICAN SCHOOL OF DENVER ANNUAL FUND

Like many other schools, the French American School of Denver, has established an
Annual Fund to help bridge this shortfall. We rely on the generosity of our
families and the community at large for support to help sustain accessible quality immersion education for our children.
Every contribution counts, and no gift is too big or too small!

 

Annual Fund

FASDenver is a 501 C3 non-profit educational organization.

Our EIN Number is: 84-4652195.  All donations are tax deductible.   

Your gift enables us to: 

 

  • Retain our highly specialized staff and provide supports; 

  • Offer upgraded technology for our scholars;

  • Fund special projects (including playground additions); and

  • Provide ongoing teacher training and support.  

While we do not expect 100% of our families to each give $1,500, we do hope 100% of
families will participate in some way. Our students and staff benefit every day from your
contributions of any size, and, when outside funders see a high level of internal support, 

they are also more likely to fund us.
By making a contribution, you are enriching the lives and education of the
students walking our halls. You are opening up a world of possibility and ensuring a
brighter future for them.

 

 

Ways to Participate/Give:

  • Give a one-time gift of $1,500 to “bridge the gap”

  • Set up a monthly donation, ranging from $5 per month                                                to any amount you choose

  • Contribute to the “Changemakers Campaign” by bringing                                            in your loose change

  • Secure a corporate match from your employer

  • Forward this link to grandparents (or other family and friends) so they can support their grandchild's stellar French immersion education

  • Consider a stock contribution for further tax benefits

MORE WAYS TO HELP...

Donate Time

+ Expertise

We have an active Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) which can help match your time, talent and
experience towards the highest value need.  Skill sets that are in high demand include: 

- Lunchroom + Recess Facilitator (Hang out with your kid!)
- Advertisement (social media)
- Clerical (make calls on behalf of the school)
- Website Management (on Wix)
- Pro Bono Attorney
 
A rolling list of volunteer tasks is located on the PTO page - please check often!

Volunteers

Create, Host or Run a Fundraiser

Small, ongoing donations throughout the year really add up.  When families host a fundraiser - everyone's child benefits!

Examples include:

- 'Fun Run' where families & friends sponsor their student.

- Professional Service Fundraiser, such as FASD parent Erin Lassahn Photography's photoshoot during our Boo-Tastic Halloween event). 

- Own a bakery? A food truck? A coffee cart?  Put them to good use on behalf of your child's education!

- Have another idea? Get in touch!

 
 
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Corporate Sponsorship

Are you or your company looking for ways to get in front of a target customer base?  Does your company have dedicated community support dollars that can be directed to support education? 
 
Bring visibility to your business through corporate sponsorship!  This is a targeted, captive and engaged audience for your business.  

Corporate sponsorship levels start at $250 for inclusion on our website and
thank you newsletters, and range up to $2500 for a sign placement on our school
fence for the academic year.

 
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I was going to buy that anyway...

Leverage companies' community programs to send dollars directly to your child's education for every purchase that you make.  The amounts truly do add up! 

Direct your "Amazon Smile" program to the French American School of Denver and .5% of eligible purchases comes to your child's community.  It takes just a few clicks to setup in your Amazon account and the money is directed automatically.

Watch the newsletter and events page  for opportunities to dine out at sponsoring local restaurants on nights when a percentage of net sales are donated to our school - a win for local restaurants and your child!

Collect Digital Box Tops! The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to Teller’s earnings online. If you see the Scan Your Receipt Box Tops label on a product you’ve purchased, use the new app to scan your receipt. These Box Tops are worth 10¢ each for our school. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/31YBC6l.

 

Watch this space to learn how to link grocery store loyalty cards to our school.