Important note about making your gift to Trinity

Trinity School's Advancement Office is currently working remotely. To ensure we receive your donation, we are asking all our donors to make their gifts online via credit card, or via stock/wire transfer.

Should you have any questions at all about making your gift please email us at Thank you for your support!


Each year, Trinity relies on the generosity of parents, alumni and their families, grandparents, faculty and staff, and friends. The Trinity Fund provides critical, unrestricted support for the basic operations of the school: student financial aid; faculty compensation; professional development; academic and extra-curricular programs; visual and performing arts; and athletics.

Your gift to the Trinity Fund impacts every aspect of student life, enabling us to:

• Strengthen curriculum and pedagogy in all disciplines to encourage students to be INQUISITIVE and inventive.

• Integrate innovative and CREATIVE technologies into Trinity’s teaching and learning.

• Provide programs and opportunities that ensure our students are INSPIRED to be engaged citizens of the city, nation, and world.

• Enhance opportunities for our TALENTED students to express themselves through the visual and performing arts.

• Provide a robust athletics program that includes life-long activities and competitive sports for students who are MOTIVATED to succeed in individual and team sports.

• Attract and retain a strong, accomplished, and dedicated, faculty to inspire and educate Trinity’s EXCEPTIONAL students.

• Offer DYNAMIC extra-curricular opportunities for our students to explore their talents and interests outside the classroom.
Named in honor of the School’s founding year, the 1709 Society recognizes leadership gifts to the Trinity Fund. The 1709 Society is comprised of members of the entire Trinity community - including parents, alumni, parents of alumni, grandparents, and friends.
$75,000 and above - William Huddleston Circle 
- Founders' Circle
$25,000-$49,999 - President's Circle
$15,000-$24,999 - Headmaster's Circle
$10,000-$14,999 - Cornerstone Circle
$5,000-$9,999 - Benefactors
$3,000-$4,999 - Patrons
$1,709-$2,999 - Sponsors
Recognizes leadership donors among our young alumni.
$1,000 and above - Classes of '05-'19
$500-$999 - Classes of '05-'19
$250-$499 - Classes of '05-'19
$100-$249 - Classes of '10-'19

All gifts under $1,709
$1,000 and above - 91st Street Sustainer
$500-$999 - 139 Council
$250-$499 - 115 Guild
$101-$249 - 101 Club
Up to $100 - Tiger Den

Ways to Give

  • Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted – You can make a credit card gift on our secured giving portal at

  • Stock Gifts: Gifting appreciated securities allows you to deduct the full value of the gift, without incurring capital gains. If you are considering a gift of securities, please visit this page for instructions and more information. If you have additional questions, please email us at

  • Cash Wire Gifts: To make a gift via cash wire transfer, please email us at and we will send wiring instructions.

  • Matching Gifts: Many companies offer matching gift programs or donor incentive programs that can increase the value of a donor’s gift. Check to see if your company matches gifts by clicking the link on the giving page under “Matching Gifts.”

Meet the Advancement Office

List of 11 members.

  • Photo of Myles Amend

    Mr. Myles Amend 

    Associate Head of School for Advancement
    (212) 932-6859
    Iona College - B.A.
    New York University - M.A.
    Teachers College, Columbia University - M.A.
  • Photo of Marcus De Costa

    Mr. Marcus De Costa 

    Director of Development
    (212) 932-6861
    Boston University - B.A.
  • Photo of Edward Griffin

    Mr. Edward Griffin 

    Alumni Relations Director
    (212) 932-6989
    New York University - B.F.A
  • Photo of Sarah Lazar

    Ms. Sarah Lazar 

    Director of Web Services; Admissions Officer, Grades 5-12
    (212) 932-6904
    Campbell University - B.S.
    University of Maryland - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Ishra Mohammed

    Ms. Ishra Mohammed 

    Part-Time Communications Intern
    (212) 932-6963
  • Photo of Andrew Peterson

    Mr. Andrew Peterson 

    Advancement Services Manager
    (212) 932-6878
    University of Hartford - B.A.
  • Photo of Li-An Previn

    Ms. Li-An Previn 

    Director of Parent Relations and Special Events
    (212) 932-6938
    State University of New York, Purchase - B.A.
    Columbia University - M.F.A.
  • Photo of Kevin Ramsey

    Mr. Kevin Ramsey 

    Director of Communications
    (212) 932-6877
    New York University - B.F.A.
  • Photo of Frances Shafer

    Ms. Frances Shafer 

    Donor Relations & Research Manager
    (212) 932-6862
    Northeastern University - B.A.
  • Photo of Shirley Slaff

    Ms. Shirley Slaff 

    Administrative Assistant; Secretary to the Board of Trustees
    (212) 932-6860
  • Photo of Migdalia Villanueva

    Ms. Migdalia Villanueva 

    Advancement Office Administrator
    (212) 932-6975
139 West 91st Street  |  New York, NY 10024-1326  |  (212) 873-1650
Located on Upper West Side of New York City, Trinity School is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school for grades K-12. Since 1709, Trinity has provided a world-class education to its students with rigorous academics and outstanding programs in athletics, the arts, peer leadership, and global travel.