Ways to Give

The Chatham Hall Fund benefits students through academic, athletic, spiritual, and student life programming.

It maintains the physical buildings and grounds, supports employee salaries, and provides professional development opportunities. Gifts to the Fund make an immediate impact on the quality of education and services the School can offer. These gifts are utilized in full each year, making annual renewal even more important.

We hope you will consider joining this community effort and making your gift before June 30!

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  • Electronic

    Credit Card or Bank Draft
    Please use our online form to make your gift online. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. A monthly recurring gift is a terrific way to make a larger gift with smaller installments throughout the year.

    Wire Transfer

    Please contact Kristin Reese '08 at 434.432.5600 or for account information.
  • Pledge

    To make a Chatham Hall Fund pledge payable on or before June 30, please use the pledge tab on our online giving form or contact Director of Advancement Services Kristin Reese '08 at 434.432.5600 or

    For endowment or capital pledges, contact Chief Advancement Officer Christine Knight at 434.432.5549 or
  • PayPal

    When using the online giving form to make your gift, you can select PayPal as a payment option once you've completed the first page of the form. You will then be directed to sign into PayPal to complete the transaction.
  • Venmo

    When using the online giving form to make your gift, you can select Venmo as a payment option once you've completed the first page of the form. If you're on a desktop, a personalized QR code will populate for you to scan with the Venmo app on your mobile device. If you're giving on a mobile device, you will be automatically redirected to the Venmo app. Note, you must be using Safari (Apple) or Chrome (Android) to use Venmo via a mobile device.
  • Text Message

    Text the word "Chatham" to number 565-12 to access the donation page now! 
  • Endowed & Capital Gifts

    An investment of a capital or endowed gift serves to create a robust financial foundation upon which the school can sustain its success. Endowments provide Chatham Hall with permanent and predictable revenue to carry out its mission of preparing girls for college and success in life. Capital projects serve to build or renovate a physical facility. Endowed funds may be unrestricted or hold a donor-restricted purpose, such as for financial aid scholarships, faculty salary funds, program funds, or to sustain our buildings and grounds. A donor may add to an existing fund at any time.

    New funds will be established under guidelines set by the Board of Trustees. Endowed funds for Chatham Hall are professionally managed and the annual distribution or draw is governed by policies set by the Board of Trustees.

    To inquire about how to create or contribute to an endowed or capital fund, please contact Chief Advancement Officer Christine Knight at 434.432.5549 or
  • Special Funds

    From time to time, a donor may desire to make a special fully expendable gift to support a particular program or initiative. To inquire about special opportunities, please contact Chief Advancement Officer Christine Knight at 434.432.5549 or

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  • Corporate Match

    Many employers match charitable gifts made by employees and their spouses. A corporate match might be a great way to double, even triple your gift to Chatham Hall! Contact your Human Resources department for information and procedures. Reach out to Kristin Reese '08 at 434.432.5600 or
  • Gift Planning

    There are numerous strategies to ensure Chatham Hall’s future through estate, financial, and tax planning. Giving cash or securities is not the only way to support Chatham Hall. Some planned gifts even pay families income for their lifetimes, before ultimately benefiting the school.

    Please click here to learn more about ways to plan gifts and their long lasting impacts. Please see your tax advisor for more details and expert assistance.
  • Phone

    Call 434.432.5600 to speak with Kristin Reese '08.
  • Mail

    Please make checks payable to Chatham Hall and send by U.S. mail or Overnight Delivery to:

    Chatham Hall
    Attn: Advancement Office
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    Chatham, VA 24531
  • Stocks & Mutual Funds

    For DTC (Depository Trust Company, a securities clearing house) eligible securities: Authorize your broker to transfer shares to the Chatham Hall account.

    Before making a transfer, contact the Office of Advancement at 434.432.5600 with the name/ticker symbol, number of shares, and estimated value and fund designation (e.g. Chatham Hall Fund).

    Clearing BrokerCharles Schwab
    DTC: #0164
    Account Number:#62115540
    Code: 40
    Reference: Donor’s Name

    A stock held more than one year may qualify for a charitable income tax deduction equal to the securities’ full fair-market value. It is also possible to make a gift with appreciated securities in a mutual fund. The tax advantage of the gift is lost if you instruct your broker to sell the stock and send the proceeds from the sale to Chatham Hall. Your gift is valued when received in the Chatham Hall account based on the mean of the high and low market price on the date Chatham Hall takes ownership of the stock.
  • Gifts-in-Kind

    Gifts-in-kind must be accepted with prior approval. Chatham Hall will provide a letter of acknowledgement describing your gift, but cannot assign a value to the gift. Chatham Hall will receive gifts of horses that further the goals of the Riding Program. These gifts must be approved by the director of the program.

    We recommend that you consult your tax advisor for valuation advice. Donors seeking tax deductions for gifts valued in excess of $5,000 must obtain an independent appraisal at the time the gift is given to Chatham Hall. The donor is responsible for all costs related to this appraisal. For more information, contact the Office of Advancement at 434.432.5600.

Ask Us About the Chatham Hall Fund

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  • Photo of Stephanie Roberts

    Stephanie Roberts '95 

    Director of the Chatham Hall Fund
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  • Photo of Kristin Reese

    Kristin Reese '08 

    Director of Advancement Services
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800 Chatham Hall Circle  •  Chatham, VA 24531
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Day and boarding school for girls grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition.

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