A Donor Funded School

The Washington School for Girls is a tuition-free independent Catholic school. We fund the school budget, greater than $18,000 per student, almost entirely through the generosity of individuals, foundations, and organizations that feel passionately about our mission. 

Development Team

Beth Reaves


Susan Rockwell

Development Director


Sandy Merilan

Grants Manager

Ellie Beckler

Stewardship and Engagement Manager


Dianna Murchison

Development and Communications Assistant

How to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to WSG! There are numerous ways to make a gift to the school. Please do what is easiest for you.


Does your company match your charitable contributions? If so, please consider taking advantage of matching funds to increase the impact of your gift! For a list of local and national organizations that match gifts, click here.



Donate Online:  



Donate by Check: Please make checks payable to The Washington School for Girls and mail to


The Washington School for Girls

Attention: Development

1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20020


Donate Gifts of Stock: To donate gifts of stock, please contact a member of the Development team for information about direct transfers.

Donate through a Donor Advised Fund: use the widget on the right to make a donation through Fidelity, Schwab, or BNY Mellon, or contact your DAF provider to recommend a contribution.

Donate through United Way or the Combined Federal Campaign:

Combined Federal Campaign #95746

United Way NCA #8710


Planned Giving: To make your legacy last at WSG, please contact a member of the Development team or your estate planner to determine what options will work best for you.


In-Kind Donations: WSG accepts donations of supplies, equipment, and services when appropriate. Please contact us if you are interested in making an in-kind gift, or visit our Amazon.com wishlist.


Every year, we publish a list of our donors in the Annual Report. Please let us know if you would like to remain anonymous.

The Impact of Giving

The Washington School for Girls is a tuition-free independent Catholic school. We fund the school budget, greater than $18,000 per student, almost entirely through the generosity of individuals, foundations, and organizations that feel passionately about our mission. 


Your gift helps our girls...


Develop Competency: We are committed to ensuring each girl has the tools to succeed in our world, while empowering her to tap into her individual talents as she moves into high school and beyond.


Practice Compassion: In spite of the challenging and often violent nature of their communities, our girls seek ways to lend a helping hand and reach out to those in need throughout the year.


Explore Our World: By exposing our students to diverse careers, different art traditions, various colleges, and many more opportunities, we change their expectations for themselves and their future.


Your support of....


$5,000* can provide textbooks and instructional materials for an entire grade for a year

(monthly installments of $417)


 $2,500* can provide a professional development workshop for teachers 

(monthly installments of $209)


 $1,230* can provide WSG support services for a graduate in high school for a year 

(monthly installments of $103)


 $500* can provide meals for all students for a day

(monthly installments of $42)


$250 can provide one club in the extended day program


$100 can provide one uniform for a student


$50 can provide math and reading assessments for a student



*Those who give $500 or over become members of the Learners Circle and are invited to exclusive events throughout the year.

Scholars Circle

The Scholars Circle is a special program that allows supporters to sponsor a student during her three years at The VIEW Campus. For $18,000 a year for three years, you will support one girl during grades three through five. 

​You will change a girl's life by:

  • Ensuring she has the education she needs to graduate high school and beyond

  • Supporting her development as a moral leader in her community

  • Expanding her world through exposure to the arts and career-themed guest speakers 


As a thank you to all our members of the Scholars Circle, you are:

  • Periodically updated on how the students from your class are doing

  • Invited to exclusive events including a lunch with the girls each spring

  • Welcomed to join the students at school for a visit and tour

Change a girl’s life today through a three-year personal commitment or by leading a group of donors. 


Download the Scholars Circle Pledge Form


For more information, please contact Susan Rockwell, Development Director at: srockwell@wsgdc.org or 202-678-1113, ext.106.

All IN Community Partners

The All IN Community Partners program is a sponsorship program offered to our organizational partners within the community, including corporations, businesses, community organizations, church groups, schools, and associations. By going All IN for WSG, our community partners can support our mission and achieve their social responsibility goals while also receiving recognition opportunities throughout the year. 


Click the documents below to view the available levels or contact a member of the Development Team to learn more.


Annual Reports
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Annual Report 19-20

Annual Report 16-17

Annual Report 13-14

Annual Report 10-11

Annual Report 07-08

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Annual Report 18-19

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Annual Report 09-10

Annual Report 06-07

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Annual Report 17-18

Annual Report 14-15

Annual Report 11-12

Annual Report 08-09

Washington School for Girls

THEARC Campus / 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020 / Phone: 202-678-1113 / Fax: 202-678-1114

The VIEW Campus / 1604 Morris Road SE, Washington, DC 20020 / Phone: 202-678-1714 / Fax: 202-678-5422

EIN: 52-2031849