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Your generosity plays a vital role in supporting our mission to educate students in the classical tradition, teaching them through a rich and unhurried education, all for the Glory of Christ. Your stewardship—through your time, treasures, and talents—transforms the Trinity experience and ensures that current and future generations of students will have the opportunity to know that they are loved by God. Whether you choose to support the Trinity Fund, Endowments, Restricted Gifts, or contribute to our Sunshine Tuition Assistance Relief Fund (STAR), your gift will help us continue to advance this mission.

Trinity Fund

The Trinity Fund is the heartbeat of our school's mission to educate the next generation of students by teaching them to love learning for its own sake, pursue truth, goodness, and beauty, and live a rich and unhurried life —all for the glory of Christ.

The Trinity Fund is our primary fundraising effort, allowing us to advance the mission of Trinity. Giving to the fund supports every aspect of a Trinity education, from arts and athletics to educational materials and faculty development.


Endowments

Endowments support the long-term growth of Trinity by generating annual support while still growing in total value over time. Families, organizations, and individuals have collectively given more than $1M, allowing our endowment to grow to a total value of over $1.6M today.

Endowments support areas such as faculty professional development, scholarships for students with financial need, and scholarships that promote socioeconomic and racial diversity.

Your family has the opportunity to create named endowment funds at Trinity to support the scholarships or programs that are important to you. A named and unrestricted endowment can be established with an investment of $50,000, while a named and restricted endowment can be established with an investment of $100,000.

Contact the Advancement Office to learn more.

Restricted Gifts

If you have a particular area of interest or a specific program you're passionate about, you can make a restricted gift to Trinity School. Your donation will be designated to support the program of your choice, allowing you to have a direct and focused impact on the aspect of our school that you are most passionate about.

Contact the Advancement Office to learn more.

Sunshine Tuition Assistance Relief Fund (STAR)

Since its inception in 2015, the Sunshine Tuition Assistance and Relief (STAR) Fund has distributed over $80,000 in emergency tuition funds to students whose families are facing unexpected financial hardships.

Past recipients of STAR fund aid have received funding after going through situations such as unexpected medical bills, facing the death of a family member, or other crisis. When you make a gift to the STAR fund, you’re directly impacting a family who might otherwise struggle to keep their child at Trinity.


How to Give

  • Give Online
    • Click here to make a gift online. It allows you to select the fund you wish to support, specify your desired donation amount, and complete the transaction securely through our encrypted payment gateway.
  • Give Through Check
    • Mail dated and signed checks to Trinity School, Attn: Advancement, 4011 Pickett Rd, Durham, NC 27705. Please include the fund you are giving to in the memo line.
  • We welcome donations in the form of stock, property, and through Donor Advised Funds (DAFs).
    • These alternative giving methods can offer potential financial benefits to donors while still making a significant impact on our school's mission. If you are interested in exploring these options, please contact our Advancement Office, and our team will guide you through the process.

Your support is instrumental in advancing our mission to transform student lives with the Gospel. Every contribution, regardless of its size, makes a difference. Thank you for your gift to Trinity School and the positive impact it has on our community.