Educational Excellence Since 1912
Hamden Hall Country Day School
Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12

How can I make a gift?

It’s simple! Gifts to Hamden Hall can be made in the form of cash, check, credit card, marketable securities, real estate or life insurance. To learn more about these options, please contact our office at 203.752.2616. Make a gift online now. 

Feel like visiting our office and meeting with us in person? Please do! Stop by anytime to make a gift or to discuss creating your personal legacy or establishing a scholarship or endowed fund in honor or memory of a loved one. 

Will my gift make a difference?

Every gift makes a difference! In fact, because of the gifts garnered from parents and families of previous generations of students, as well as alumni who graduated from our halls, today’s students enjoy myriad benefits including our beautiful campuses and the legacy of attending one of the nation’s top independent day schools.  
To determine what’s right for you, please contact the Office of Advancement at 203.752.2616.

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  • Hamden Hall Fund

    Unrestricted gifts that raise the additional dollars necessary to bridge the gap between income and expenses, ensuring that funding is available for extracurricular activities and special programs. Support the Hamden Hall Fund here or learn more here.
  • Cash Donations

    Checks may be made payable to: Hamden Hall Country Day School and mailed to the Office of Advancement, 1108 Whitney Avenue Hamden, Conn. 06517
    MasterCard, Visa, Amex, and Discover cards are accepted HERE or by calling the Office of Development at 203.752.2616.
  • Honorary and Memorial Gifts

    These allow you to remember or honor loved ones, a special teacher, or classmate anytime throughout the year. You can also mark a special occasion while supporting our school. Gift acknowledgements are sent to honorees. 

    To donate CLICK HERE.
  • Endowments

    Gifts to specifically designated projects, memorials, and funds. Call the Office of Advancement 203.752.2616.
  • Fund a Future

    Hamden Hall Country Day School has a storied legacy as a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment

    If you are interested in sponsoring a student or learning more about our scholarship program. click here.
  • Planned Giving

    Bequests, life insurance policies, real estate properties or charitable remainder trusts are substantial ways to include Hamden Hall in your estate plans. Tax benefits are applicable and the long-term implications indelible. For more information please call the Office of Advancement at 203.752.2616.
  • Donor-Advised Funds

    A donor-advised fund is a charitable investment account, for the sole purpose of supporting charitable organizations you care about, like Hamden Hall. When you contribute cash, securities or other assets to a donor-advised fund at a public charity, you are generally eligible to take an immediate tax deduction. Then those funds can be invested for tax-free growth and you can recommend grants to Hamden Hall.

    When you give, you want your charitable donations to be as effective as possible. Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are one of the easiest and most tax-advantageous ways to give to charity.

    Find your Donor-Advised fund by clicking on the link to the right.
  • Stock Transfers

    A gift of appreciated stock is a convenient and economical way to make a gift to our school. Please call 203.752.2616 to make a stock gift.
  • The Annual Golf Tournament & Auction

    The Annual Golf Tournament fosters myriad ways to support Hamden Hall through participation in the event, sponsorships, auction product donations, support of the various raffles conducted during the outing, and volunteering. 

    For information about ways to give contact Anna Pesce, Office of Advancement, at 203.752.2616
  • Corporate Matching Gift Program

    Many corporations have a matching contribution program that doubles or even triples the amount of your gift to our school. Please check in the search box belowor with your company's human resources or benefits officeto see if your employer has a corporate matching gift program that will make your support go twice as far.

  • Shop, Earn, Give Back


    You shop. Amazon gives.

    Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

    Support Hamden Hall by shopping at Log on to and access your existing account (or create a new account), and designate Hamden Hall as your charity. It’s that easy. Happy shopping!

    ShopRite for Education

    Sign up Your Price Plus Club Card to help Hamden Hall earn free classroom equipment.

    Each time you shop, our school will earn credit towards free classroom equipment - all donated by our local ShopRite Store!

    To register click here.
    Hamden Hall School Id # > 50053

    Please note:  Cards enrolled in the past, must be re-enrolled for this school year.

    Stop and Shop A+ School Rewards

    By simply registering your Stop & Shop Courtesy Card, your grocery shopping will benefit the Hamden Hall Fund. 

    Click here to register.
    Hamden Hall School Id # > 05848

    If you are already registered, you do not have to renew each year.

Hamden Hall Country Day School

About Us

Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.