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175th Anniversary

Germantown Friends School 

Celebrating our creative community, highlighting our storied history, and looking toward our future.

Highlighting Our History

1881

A photo of the whole school, including faculty and staff.

GFS Giving Day
Show Your Love for GFS

Giving Day

Held the week of Valentine's Day each year, Giving Day is a special opportunity for our community to come together in fun and creative ways, and contribute to GFS through the Annual Fund.

Acquiring Athletic Fields

1920

The first parcel of Fields is acquired, an important step in the growth of campus and the connection between athletics and academics.

Supporting Science Innovation

2009

The game-changing, Gold LEED-certified Wade Science Center opens as the result of a $30 million campaign.

A New Head of School

1935

Marjorie Hardy, the new head of the GFS Primary School, emphasizes the importance of play in academic and social growth.

Expanding Early Childhood

2017

GFS extends its Early Childhood experience to Center City Philadelphia.

Championing Theatre Education

1918

Teacher Irvin Poley promotes the value of theatre in education, ushering in a new source of knowledge and joy.

Advocating for Athletics and Wellness

1980

Scattergood Gym is built to support a growing athletic and wellness program. 

Breadcrumbs

 

Sponsorships and Ads

Celebrate with us on May 15th and support GFS scholarships with event sponsorships and advertisement opportunities! Benefits are outlined below and other surprises will be added soon! Tax deductions to be determined.

Alumni Classics – $25,000

  • Logo/name on email invitation

  • Recognition on event webpage and social media, with direct link to company website (if applicable)

  • Listing in post-event communications (including Chestnut Hill Local ad or other media)

  • Prominent feature in digital Program Book, opportunity for video message

  • Onscreen recognition during event 

  • Admission for 15

  • Dinner for 15 people, delivered on May 15


 

Meetinghouse Clerks – $15,000

  • Logo/name on email invitation

  • Recognition on event webpage and social media, with direct link to company website (if applicable)

  • Listing in post-event communications

  • Prominent feature in digital Program Book

  • Onscreen recognition during event 

  • Admission for 10

  • Dinner for 10 people, delivered on May 15


 

Wade Scientists – $10,000

  • Logo/name on email invitation

  • Recognition on event webpage and social media, with direct link to company website (if applicable)

  • Listing in post-event communications 

  • Feature in digital Program Book

  • Onscreen recognition during event 

  • Admission for 8

  • Dinner for 8 people, delivered on May 15


 

Sharpless Stewards – $5,000

  • Recognition on event webpage and social media, with direct link to company website (if applicable)

  • Feature in digital Program Book

  • Onscreen recognition during event

  • Admission for 5.

  • Dinner for 5 people, delivered on May 15

Digital Program Book Ads

  • Small digital ad: $500 each

  • Large digital ad: $1,000 each

  • Video message ad: $1,500 (less than 30 seconds)

  • Sponsor an ad for a Germantown small business: $500

To purchase a sponsorship or ad, please contact Lise Twiford, Director of Development, at ltwiford@germantownfriends.org or call 267-323-3284.