There are many ways you can support Alumni & Friends
Donations to this fund are unrestricted and support general arts education enrichment and the daily operating budget. The caliber of the LaGuardia experience greatly depends on the resources available to the school and the students. Through the Annual Fund, arts programs are strengthened and faculty and staff are provided with the tools necessary for students to learn at the highest level both inside and outside of the classrooms.
Scholarship Endowment Fund
Donations to this fund provide support for summer study, instrument repair, funding for extra curricular, enrichment activities and graduation fees for students with financial need.
Parents of Alum Fund
Donations to this fund are made by parent of alum to support arts enrichment through master classes, studio grants, summer study, after-school programs, art supplies, instrument repairs, and much more.
Create or Donate to a Named Fund
These funds honor graduates, special teachers, or memorialize special family and friends. Each fund has a special purpose and students who receive awards connect with the donors. Awards are based on need, talent or any other legal criteria in accordance with the donor’s wishes.
Many companies and organizations have matching gift programs that will double or even triple your contribution. For more information, please contact your employer’s department of Human Resources or Alumni & Friends Office at 212.595.1301 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, mail us a completed form or submit your matching gift online and notify us.
Be Part of the Legacy
Each generation of graduates must reaffirm the commitment to sustaining the school by guaranteeing that the LaGuardia of the future will have the resources to ensure its continued permanence and excellence. We invite you to extend your commitment to the continued success of LaGuardia High School and play a significant role in preserving excellence in arts education in the years to come.
The Legacy Society recognizes those alumni and friends who, through their estate planning, have provided long-term support for LaGuardia and its students, or have made Alumni & Friends the beneficiary of an IRA, pension or profit-sharing plan.
Take a Seat
Nearly 200 alumni and friends have purchased plaques in honor/memory of loved ones, teachers and themselves that have been affixed to seats in LaGuardia’s concert hall. Join Arthur Mitchell, Larry Silverstein, Eric LaGuardia, Suzanne Vega and many other alumni and friends by purchasing your own seat plaque.
Have Some Time?
We love our volunteers and it’s a great way to give back. Volunteering also allows you the opportunity to spend time in the school and see and hear what the current students are up to. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact our office by phone 212-595-1301 or email us.
Have Some Resources?
We welcome gifts that help our office operate and donations for the school. Donations of equipment and supplies are tax-deductible. Please contact our office by phone 212-595-1301 or email us for more information.