The CVA Annual Fund: Your Gift Fuels Dreams and Commitment
2014 Annual Fund Goals: $160,000 -- 370 donors
CVA has always been a place for those with the willpower and the tenacity to shape the world around them. Our students spend countless hours on the hill and long nights doing homework because they believe they have the power to achieve their dreams. Our faculty and coaches dedicate themselves to working nights and weekends because they see that same potential in our students and the opportunity, in this place, to unleash it. Your support fuels those dreams and that commitment. Contributions to the CVA Annual Fund touch every part of the school, providing additional resources to support our academic program, supplement athletics and to enhance our responsible community living curriculum. Annual giving also provides critical funding for scholarship support as nearly half of CVA’s students receive financial assistance -- the ability to offer support to deserving student-athletes helps to not only keep us competitive but also to maintain a culturally and socio-economically diverse community, which was a key facet of our founding vision. Please make your gift to the 2014 CVA Annual Fund today! Secure online giving available at: www.goCVA.com/give
What is the Annual Fund?
The CVA Annual Fund provides critical funds each year that are an essential part of our operating budget. These funds are used to preserve and enhance the CVA experience, allowing CVA students to thrive in the classroom, dominate on the hill, and live out the Big Dog ethos of always rising to the challenge.
The Annual Fund is a separate fund, specifically for general operational support. Unlike events, special project funds, or the capital campaign which are used to fund a specific initiative, the Annual Fund impacts every CVA student.
At CVA, our fiscal year is from July 1 through June 30 of the following calendar year. Our Annual Fund runs on the same schedule.
Why an Annual Fund?
Almost half of CVA’s students receive financial aid, and tuition alone does not cover the cost of a CVA education. The Annual Fund covers the difference between the money raised by tuition and the full cost of attendance.
What Kinds of Things Does an Annual Fund Gift Buy?
In the past, the Annual Fund has helped put SMART Boards in classrooms, upgrade the trampolines in the AGC, buy slalom gates, paid for athletes to travel to competitions, and provided support for student activities.