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Ridley College Annual Fund 2016-2017

STEEPED IN TRADITION. FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE.

By supporting this year’s Annual Fund, you’ll be helping to ensure that generations of Ridleians have the tools, resources and facilities needed to prepare them to lead in a global society.
 
Our 2016-2017 fundraising projects support the goals of our Strategic Plan and aim to strike a balance between initiatives that preserve our school’s history and promote pioneering approaches to learning. 

 2016-2017 Projects:
 
 1. GREAT HALL ENHANCEMENTS

 The Great Hall is one of the most iconic and well-used spaces on campus.  Our goal is to  
 restore and improve its furnishings, lighting and acoustics to maintain a warm, welcoming
 atmosphere for students today and tomorrow. Naming opportunities are available.

 2. MCLAUGHLIN RESOURCE CENTRE
 Our Lower School library has served its growing community well, however, with new  
 learning demands, our younger students require a space that equally encourages
 collaborative learning and independent study. With modular furniture and new technology,
 
this centre can be transformed into a creative classroom, workstations, reading corners and an  
 overall inviting place to discover.

 3. MULTI-USE FIELDHOUSE SEATING

 This school year, our student body has exceeded 660. This record-enrollment makes it  
 c
hallenging to find a single, indoor location where the entire school can meet.  Retractable bleachers in   
 the Fieldhouse will help facilitate large-scale assemblies for our entire community.

 4. DIGITAL ARCHIVES PROJECT 
 With a rich history spanning 127 years, Ridley has a healthy collection of cherished archival   
 documents, photos, videos and memorabilia. In an effort to preserve our treasured mementos,
 we would like to undertake the task of digitizing these collections which requires the
 proper 
technology and personnel. In a digital state, our catalogue will survive much longer and will
 be
easily accessed online from around the globe.

 5. POSITIVE EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP
 Ridley values the power of positive psychology and its ability to enhance the student
 experience. A ‘Positive Education Fellowship’ would enable us to partner with a top, world-
 renowned expert in this field to help evolve scholarly research, teaching practices and
 groundbreaking pedagogies at Ridley and around the world; ultimately supporting our
 students and putting us on the leading edge of independent schools in Canada.  

 6. SCHOLARSHIPS & BURSARIES
 By growing our financial assistance, through endowed funds, we will be able to ensure that
 we continue to attract the best students from around the globe and that Ridley remains
 competitive in the world market and at the forefront of all Canadian independent schools.

Please consider your personal participation at one of our five giving levels below. Your gift will make a difference to the educational experience of Ridley students now and in the future! Donations may be made via email and regular mail.   You can call also our toll free number 1-800-590-6569 to speak with Mr. Mike Moulden and he can process your gift with a credit card. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Susan by phone at (905) 684-1889 ext. 2211 or susan_hazell@ridleycollege.com


Giving Societies

Tiger Society: $1-$999

1889 Society: $1,000-$2,499

Headmaster's Society: $2,500-$4,999

J.O. Miller Society: $5,000-$9,999

Bishop Ridley Society: $10,000+

How to Donate

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