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Annual Fund Donations


We are grateful for your generous support of the Governor’s School Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, through our Annual Fund Campaign.  The Foundation’s Annual Fund Campaign plays a critical role in enhancing the educational experience students receive. Annual Fund gifts in 2020-21 will help us reach our our goal of raising $300,000 to directly support the following:

  • student participation in curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities;
  • updated technology and equipment;
  • additional faculty professional and gifted education training; and
  • aid for students in financial need.

Your contributions have a huge impact on the school and its students, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Foundation contributors at $750 and above are invited to participate in Director’s Circle Events.  You can choose any of the following ways to donate:

Credit Card – You may make your gift to the Annual Fund using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card by clicking here.  You can also create a recurring monthly gift at the same link.

Check – Please make your check payable to MLWGS Foundation, and include”Annual Fund” on the memo line.  Mail your check to the following address:

MLWGS Foundation
1000 N Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23220

By Phone  You may also make a credit card gift by calling the Governor’s School Foundation at (804) 354-1566 and speaking with our office staff.

Stocks  Please also consider a tax-wise gift of appreciated stock to the Governor’s School Foundation.  Giving gifts of stock is quick and easy.  Follow this link to our financial securities one-pager to find the information you will need.

Other Ways to Support MLWGS

The Foundation facilitates donations to other MLWGS supporting organizations:

MLWGS Booster Group Support:

Donating to a Booster group is another way that parents can assist current students with their extra- and co-curricular school experiences at Maggie L Walker Governor’s School.  The current Booster groups are Athletic Boosters, Drama Boosters, Music Boosters, and Visual Arts Boosters.

Donate to MLWGS Booster Groups by clicking here:  secure online donation.

PTSA Membership:

Through your membership, the PTSA is able to provide:

  • MLWGS Student Directory
  • Teacher and staff appreciation gifts and events
  • School/student support (hospitality, Fall Festival, landscaping)
  • Your PTSA membership to the Virginia and National PTAs, which serve as advocates for all public schools.

This year the PTSA is requesting that each MLWGS family make a $20 PTSA donation, and request that families with two students please donate $30 (an additional $10) for the teacher appreciation and school/student support.  Join the PTSA online here: secure online donation.