Support Trinity

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  • 2019-2020 Trinity Fund BELIEVE

    Providing Support for Our Students
    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 Impact

  • 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.

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    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
    $50,000-$74,999 - 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
    • Checks or Money Orders - should be made payable to Trinity School and should be sent to: Trinity School, Advancement Office, 139 West 91st Street, New York, NY 10024
    • Securities 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 contact the Advancement Office at (212) 932-6975 for instructions and more information.
    • 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 9 members.

  • Photo of Myles Amend

    Myles Amend 

    Associate Head of School for Advancement
    (212) 932-6859
  • Photo of Edward Griffin

    Edward Griffin 

    Alumni Relations Director
    (212) 932-6989
  • Photo of Sarah Lazar

    Sarah Lazar 

    Director of Web Services; Admissions Officer, Grades 5-12
    (212) 932-6904
  • Photo of Andrew Peterson

    Andrew Peterson 

    Advancement Services Manager
    (212) 932-6878
  • Photo of Li-An Previn

    Li-An Previn 

    Director of Parent Relations and Special Events
    (212) 932-6938
  • Photo of Kevin Ramsey

    Kevin Ramsey 

    Director of Communications
    (212) 932-6877
  • Photo of Frances Shafer

    Frances Shafer 

    Donor Relations & Research Manager
    (212) 932-6862
  • Photo of Shirley Slaff

    Shirley Slaff 

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

    Migdalia Villanueva 

    Advancement Office Administrator
    (212) 932-6975
Located on the 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.