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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
  • Planned 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 6 items.

  • Elizabeth Pearce '87

    Major Gifts Officer
  • Maggie Dozier Carr '07

    Director of Annual Giving
  • April Perez

    Director of Advancement Services
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  • Hope Blue

    Advancement Services Manager
  • Katherine Bachman

    Gifts & Data Coordinator
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  • Amanda Stibbs

    Donor Relations Manager

The Lovett School is an independent, coeducational day school where children from Kindergarten through Grade 12 find the courage to explore and the drive to discover.

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