Ways to Give

There are many ways to contribute to Country School

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Ryan Smith, Senior Director of Advancement, or (203) 801-5633.

MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover

Cash or Check

Please make your checks payable to New Canaan Country School and send them to:
New Canaan Country School
635 Frogtown Road
New Canaan, CT 06840

Gifts of Appreciated Stock

If you donate securities, you may be able to eliminate capital gains tax and still earn a tax deduction. Please notify the Advancement Office if you plan to give stock to inform us of the stock name and number of shares to be transferred, or have questions about how to complete the transaction.

Please click here for stock transfer instructions or email Ryan Smith at

Corporate Matching Gifts

If your employer matches donations made to educational institutions, your gift can be increased at no additional cost to you. Please check our matching gift database (click here). The donor receives credit for both the original gift and the amount of the match.

Please send matching gift forms and direct questions to:

Diane Briggs
Associate Director of Advancement
(203) 801-5619

Country School Circle $50,000 + *
President's Circle $35,000 - $49,000 *
Head’s Circle $25,000 - $34,999*
Grace House Circle $15,000 - $24,999 *
Ponus Ridge Circle                           $10,000 - $14,999 *
Frogtown Circle $7,500 - $9,999 *
Maple Circle     $5,000 - $7,499
Blue and White Circle  $2,500 - $4,999
Community Circle $1,000 - $2,499
Friends' Circle Up to $999
Alumni Leadership Circle $1,000 + *
Alumni Friends Circle      $500 + *
Cougar Club
   (15th Reunion and younger)
$100 + *
*Donors at these levels are Leadership Donors. All donors and gifts are recognized in the school’s Annual Report.

If you wish your gift to remain anonymous, please check the “Anonymous” box on the online giving form or notify the Advancement Office when making your gift. Thank you.

Installment Plans

The Advancement Office can send you payment reminders on any schedule that you prefer, or we can automatically charge your credit card at intervals with amounts that you specify.
New Canaan Country School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin and are afforded all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs.