Annual Giving Program
ASD has a treasured history, valued reputation and is one of only a few not-for-profit schools in Dubai. As a not-for-profit school, ASD accepts donations as additional resources to extend, enrich and enhance student learning opportunities.
The best independent schools in the world share qualities as a mission-centered focus, strong leadership, extraordinary programs, well-maintained and equipped facilities, an engaged constituency and a well-developed financial base to include opportunities to give.
In order to fulfill the mission of the American School of Dubai, ASD offers opportunities to make a difference through giving. Parents, alumni, parents of alumni, faculty and staff, organizations and friends are all invited to participate.
Making a gift to ASD is one way to raise your hand and say, “ASD is important to our family.” Giving is important because it reflects our spirit of shared experiences and mutual encouragement, enhances learning and provides for excellence beyond what tuition can provide.
Funds raised, beyond what tuition can provide, will further enrich, extend and enhance the quality of the student learning experience made available to each student. We are also seeking over time to raise endowed funds to further secure the long-term financial stability of the school.
Gifts to ASD will have impact on people, programs and place.
Tuition alone cannot provide for many of the extras that complete an ASD education. Gifts support an ASD education through support to our libraries, professional development for teachers, support to service learning and more. Making a gift to ASD is a way for parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends impact programs of importance and every student of ASD.
The annual giving program is one that our community can unite behind with the common goal of supporting our school and students. The greater the participation in giving, the more we can achieve for our school and students. The multiplier effect makes the participation of as many families as possible, important. Every gift counts, regardless of size.
The emphasis of annual giving is participation. There are a variety of recognition levels to consider and we recommended giving at a level that is meaningful to you and your family. The size of your gift is a personal choice and every gift counts, regardless of size. Most importantly, when our community gives, it sends a clear message and often inspires others to give. ASD has received gifts for as little as AED 50 to tens of thousands.
I support other charitable causes for the needy. Why should I give to ASD, a school considered to be wealthy?
Giving is a very personal decision; no one can tell you what is important to you. As you consider your family’s giving priorities, please consider giving back to ASD because it impacts your own community of children, who as leaders of tomorrow, deserve the very best education possible. When we raise funds beyond tuition, together, we can do more and provide the margin of excellence in education not otherwise possible. Giving to education is a common and popular philanthropic choice in North America where independent schools like ASD are not for profit. We hope you will give to your favorite not-for-profit school, and make ASD a top philanthropic choice for your family.