Ways To Give

There are many ways to make charitable contributions and benefit Archmere Academy. From annual gifts to endowment/scholarship giving, to commemorative and planned gifts, to matching gifts and gifts-in-kind, every contribution helps Archmere Academy thrive. 
You can also celebrate or pay tribute to a loved one by making a gift in their honor or memory. Memorial and honorarium gifts can be made to the Archmere Fund or to the Endowment. 

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  • Donate to the Archmere Fund

    Donations to the Archmere Fund impact students today by providing financial support to our ongoing operations, including financial aid and grants for current students. Gifts to the Archmere Fund make every part of the Archmere experience possible for 100% of our students.

    If you're making your donation in someone's honor or memory, don't forget to fill in the "In Memory Of" or "In Honor Of" line on the giving form.
  • Endowment Gifts

    Endowment funds mature over time, ensuring the long-term stability and future of an institution. Giving to the endowment helps Archmere plan its financial future, ultimately shaping the educational programs we deliver and the environment in which we offer it.

    If you're making your donation in someone's honor or memory, don't forget to fill in the "In Memory Of" or "In Honor Of" line on the giving form.
  • Matching Gifts

    Many companies match employees' and retirees' contributions. Contact your company's Human Resources office to learn how to double your gift to Archmere. Procedures can vary from company to company. Check with your company for their matching gift options.
  • Planned Gifts

    There are a variety of creative ways to fulfill your philanthropic goals by supporting Archmere Academy. Charitable gift planning enables you to maximize your philanthropic potential, achieve significant tax advantages, and even secure lifetime income for you or someone else. You can realize financial benefits today while enriching the lives of others far into the future. Discover how you can support planned giving to Archmere.
  • Sponsorships

    By sponsoring The Green Series, you are contributing to the restoration of The Patio. If you're interested in historical preservation, consider joining one of our historical preservation groups. 

    Current Green Series sponsorship opportunities

    For additional sponsorship opportunities for alumni events, such as the annual Golf and Tennis Outing and Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, contact
  • Commemorative Gifts

    Several commemorative gifts are available. If you have questions or would like more information about commemorative gifts, contact

    Named Oratory Chair
    - $500
    Honor a classmate, recent graduate, or teacher with a chair in their name inside the Immaculate Conception Oratory of St. Norbert Hall. There are a limited number of congregational chairs available. 

    Yellow Brick Home Print
    - $350
    Artist and retired faculty member Terry Newitt unveiled his original painting, Yellow Brick Home, at the Fifth Annual Fine Arts Festival in 2012. Print sales benefit the Manor Restoration Fund for the Arts. 

    Personalized Brick
    - $150
    The Fathers' Club offers personalized engraved bricks that are permanently placed along several walkways throughout campus. 
  • Gifts of Securities

    Gifts of Securities (stocks, bonds or mutual funds) are an easy and tax beneficial way to make charitable contributions. Capital gains taxes are completely avoided and you receive an income tax deduction for the full market value of the security on the date of the transfer to Archmere. For more information, contact Katherine Ball-Weir at

    For Gifts to the Archmere Fund or for Restricted Annual Gifts
    To make a transfer, please have your broker contact: Carina Watson at Morgan Stanley (302-636-5518 or with the following information:
    DTC #: 0015
    Account name: Archmere Academy
    Account #: 532-029028-202

    For Gifts to Endowment, Scholarship, or Capital Funds
    To make a transfer, please have your broker contact: Dennis Valentino at Wells Fargo (302-256-0501) with the following information:
    DTC #: 0141
    Account name: The Archmere Fund
    Account #: 8436-6080

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  • Photo of John Jordan

    John Jordan  III  

    Director of Development and Constituent Relations
    302-798-6632 Ext 637
  • Photo of Ainsley Palladino

    Ainsley Palladino 

    Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Manager
    302-798-6632 Ext 757
  • Photo of Katherine Ball-Weir

    Katherine Ball-Weir CFRE 

    Director of Institutional Advancement
    302-798-6632 Ext 857
  • Photo of Victoria Leon

    Victoria Leon 

    Database and Prospect Manager
    302-798-6632 Ext 747
Archmere Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy,
grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.