Giving

Make a Difference and Support the Annual Fund


Tuition alone does not cover the total cost of educating a student at Lacordaire. 
Donations supplement tuition and help us to meet our operating budget. 


Your gift to Lacordaire makes so much possible:


Small Class Size

Campus Maintenance & Improvements

Student Field Trips
& Outings

Upgrades to Technology

Professional Development for Faculty & Staff

Enhancements to Classrooms


Every gift benefits every student.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why doesn’t tuition cover all of the education cost?

In keeping with our founders’ vision, we believe that a Lacordairea education should be accessible to as many families as possible. This means maintaining an affordable tuition level. The gap between tuition and the cost to educate each student is funded, in part, by your donation to the Annual Fund.

Who gives to the Annual Fund?

Parents, alumni, grandparents, faculty, staff, friends, and foundations.

How is my Annual Fund gift used?

Your gift is used for school programming, updates to classrooms and facilities, technology upgrades, professional development for faculty & staff, general maintenance, and more!

How much should I donate?

Please know that every gift, no matter how big or small, makes a difference in the lives of our students and faculty. You may donate any amount that feels right for you and your family.

I cannot make a donation at this time. Are there other ways that I can make an impact?

Yes! There are many ways that you can give to Lacordaire. CLICK HERE to learn more.

For more information, please contact the Development Team:

Marissa Klapwald, Director of Advancement

Denise Wagner, Director of Major Gifts

Nick De Toustain, Director of Development

Rene Reso, Advancement Associate

Advancement Office
Lacordaire Academy
155 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair , NJ 07043
development@lacordaire.net
973-744-1156
 x33
Lacordaire Academy is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization (EIN Number 22-1591647). 

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