Alumni Giving

Your support strengthens the value of a Prep education, and your donation serves as a vote of confidence in the work we’re doing here. High levels of alumni participation inspire major donors, corporations and foundations to increase their own support—please do not underestimate the power of your donation—collectively, small and large, alumni donations make a difference.

This year, we have two simultaneous fundraising campaigns: The Adesso Archives and our Annual Fund. Both funds are essential to Prep, and we hope you will make a gift to each. We must raise $90,000 for The Adesso Archives by December 31, 2020, and $540,000 for our Annual Fund by June 30, 2021. We are deeply grateful for your support.

However you choose to stay involved, please accept our deepest gratitude for your continued support of Santa Fe Prep and the Prep community.

Here are some ways in which our alumni can help support Prep:

The Adesso Archives

Help us raise $90,000 by December 31, 2020! Establishing The Adesso Archives will enable both the preservation of and accessibility to records and documentation of the six decades of Prep’s rich community history. When we raise $90,000, we will receive a matching grant from the E.E. Ford Foundation—so every gift you make will be doubled if we hit our mark by the end of this calendar year! Please contact Pamela Emsden, Director of Advancement, for more details.

Annual Fund

Gifts to Prep’s Annual Fund go directly into the operating budget for the benefit of our ambitious students and enthusiastic faculty. These funds allow Prep to seize new opportunities, respond to unexpected challenges, and support a robust Tuition Assistance program. Currently, 37% of our students receive Tuition Assistance and the average grant is $12,728—nearly twice the national average.

You may call or email Pamela Emsden, Director of Advancement 505.795.7526 to make a pledge or charge a gift to your credit card. You can also send a check or money order payable to Santa Fe Preparatory School. Want to make your donation right away? Click here to make an online donation today!

Alumni Events & Reunions

Santa Fe Prep’s calendar of events offers many opportunities for our alumni to have fun, socialize, and support the school at the same time. Our class reunion weekends offer alumni many fun-filled opportunities to catch up with classmates, check out the amazing changes on campus, and reconnect with friends, faculty and staff. Visit our Events & Reunions page for more details.

The Santa Fe Prep Endowment Fund: Planning for a Bright Future

Endowment funds work like a savings account. They generate income, some of which is reinvested. Over time the endowment grows and provides ongoing support for the school’s operations. Gifts to the Prep endowment contribute to the long-term financial well-being of the school. Please contact Pamela Emsden, Director of Advancement, for more details.

Planned Giving and The Caritas Society

A planned gift, sometimes called a deferred gift, is one that will not be realized until some future date. It may be a bequest, a life insurance policy, a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust, or a gift of retirement plan assets. A planned gift can help build Prep’s endowment, provide for loved ones and create tax benefits for you or your heirs. Please contact Pamela Emsden, Director of Advancement, for more details.



Questions? Please contact:

Pamela Emsden
Director of Advancement