NH charter schools are funded at only 44% of traditional public schools. NH funds its charter schools at one of the lowest rates in the country.
The Birches Academy is dedicated to offering the highest quality education in teaching today’s children for tomorrow by utilizing technology, flexible, out-of-the-box concepts and challenging each student at their own learning level.
However, without sufficient funding, we need to do more with less.
The Foundation of the Birches Academy is how we reach out the community.
We are offering you or your company the opportunity to help us plant the seeds of learning while creating roots in our neighborhood. There are many ways for you to help us.
The Annual Fund is an ongoing initiative of The Foundation of Birches Academy, which seeks monetary contributions of all sizes in order to provide sustaining funds for The Birches Academy.
What is the Annual Fund?
The Annual Fund Campaign is a critical component of The Foundation’s ongoing fundraising efforts for growth & sustainability for The Birches Academy. The Annual Fund is an opportunity for parents, grandparents, alumni, friends, & businesses to give the necessary financial support to our school. The Annual Fund provides unrestricted funds to ensure The Birches Academy can meet its annual budgetary needs, and to continue to provide additional learning resources for our students & teachers.
What does the Annual Fund support?
Smaller student/teacher ratio, providing individualized learning environment for every student
Enrichment programs: Art, Music, Spanish & Physical Education
Sustainability for the future
How much should each family give?
That is a personal decision. The Birches Academy is a public, tuition-free school and contributions are no way required. However, our goal is to achieving 100% participation in our Annual Fund. Please give as generously as you can.
How do I give? What are my options?
Make a one time donation
Join the Monthly Momentum Club where you’ll schedule monthly payments in any amount you’d like.
Gifts by cash, check, or credit cards are accepted.
Check if your company matches donations. Many companies match employees’ gifts to eligible non profits. This can double and sometime triple your donation!
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! Any funds that are given to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible. Letters for tax-filling purposes are sent to all donors.
Other ways to give
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support The Birches Academy every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price (on eligible items) to our school.
On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization before you begin shopping. The site will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
iGive is a free service to causes and members. iGive members generate donations by shopping online at 1,900+ stores. You don't need to enter any codes, notify the store, or iGive. It's all automatic! You use an iGive link to a store’s website then shop as you normally would. There are no extra steps, no iGive notifications when making payments. The donations happen behind the scenes. Check out our school’s link at iGive Foundation of Birches Academy.
Purchase custom keepsakes from Artsonia featuring your child’s artwork. Best of all, The Birches Academy’s art program receives 20% of all purchases. These proceeds go towards art supplies and new technology for the classroom.
We always accept Box Tops - simply drop them in the jar at the front desk! We get ten cents for each…that adds up!