Supporting Lovett

“In its development along the lines of Progressive Education—as our underlying principles and practices are described—the school has had the loyal, sympathetic, and active cooperation and support of a highly intelligent group of parents.”
- Eva Edwards Lovett
The Lovett School could not exist without the support of the Lovett family. Generations of Atlantans have invested in the future of our school, allowing the school to carry out its mission of offering a progressive education grounded in lifelong learning, moral character, and community engagement.

Like most independent schools, tuition and fees do not cover the total cost of educating our students, and so additional financial support from all members of the Lovett community is key. And, as is the case with other independent schools, Lovett solicits tax- deductible gifts and special financial support from its constituencies in several ways.

Independent School Fundraising at a Glance

List of 5 items.

  • The Annual Fund

    • When: yearly
    • What it does: funds 5% of operating budget, ensuring Lovett's continued excellence
    • What it funds: directly benefits faculty, programs and resources throughout Lovett
    • Equivalent: a checking account that helps the school accomplish its daily work
     
  • Building Funds

    • When:   periodically
    • What it does:   funds buildings & renovations not covered by tuition
    • What it funds:   brick-and-mortar projects
    • Equivalent:   putting an addition on your home
  • Endowment

    • When:   periodically
    • What it does:   takes pressure off of the operating budget
    • What it funds:   salaries & benefits, faculty development, enrichment, financial aid, signature programs
    • Equivalent:   an investment account that produces dividends or interest
  • Special Interest Giving

    • When:   as a donor feels moved to participate
    • What it does:   funds special unbudgeted items and programs
    • What it funds:   surprise needs in specific areas of school life
    • Equivalent:   a gift for something you could not otherwise afford
  • Legacy Giving

    • When:   once in a donor's lifetime
    • What it does:   helps ensure Lovett's financial future
    • What it funds:   endowment or donor's choice
    • Equivalent:   a retirement plan

Development Team

List of 10 items.

  • Elizabeth Pearce

    Chief Development Officer
    elizabeth.pearce@lovett.org
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  • Kathleen Bryant

    Director of Annual Giving
    kathleen.bryant@lovett.org
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  • Katie McDowell

    Director of Development for Strategic Partnerships
    katie.mcdowell@lovett.org
  • April Perez

    Director of Advancement Services
    april.perez@lovett.org
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  • Jessica Amador

    Leadership Giving Manager
    jessica.amador@lovett.org
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  • Tricia Brock Madden '96

    Alumni Annual Giving Manager
    tricia.madden@lovett.org
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  • Nancy Black

    Stewardship & Events Manager
    nancy.black@lovett.org 
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  • Jennifer Kellett

    Leadership & Parent Annual Giving Manager
    jennifer.kellett@lovett.org
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  • Jennifer Boutté

    Manager, Community Relations
    Development Office Coordinator

    jennifer.boutte@lovett.org
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  • Katherine Bachman

    Development Database Associate
    kate.bachman@lovett.org
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