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Annual Fund 2020

In the face of these extraordinary challenges Central Montessori Academy has shown amazing resilience and flexibility in our swiftly changing environment.

Central Montessori Academy needs your support this year more than ever before. We have spent over $30,000 to open our doors safely. Your donation this year will make a HUGE difference in helping CMA get through this crisis.

Gifts of any size inspire others to give; they are a vote of confidence in our school and our community. Thank you for giving generously to support our CMA community.

Read the Annual Fund Letter 2020 from our Board President Amanda Sopko

What is an Annual Fund?

The Annual Fund allows our supporters to make tax-deductible monetary contributions to support CMA. The Annual Fund bridges the gap between tuition dollars and program needs.

CMA is one of the rare independent Montessori schools in the greater Cincinnati area that offers enhanced student services, such as intervention specialists and reading specialists. In addition, we are committed to continuing our art and music programs, even as other schools have had to make cuts in these areas due to budget constraints. Our classroom instructors and assistants are all Montessori-certified, or are aspiring Montessori teachers.

Maintaining these valuable programs, as well as providing ongoing professional development for our amazing staff depends on generous support in giving to the Annual Fund.

Our school, like all other private schools, sets its tuition below its cost and makes up the difference through tax-deductible gifts to our Annual Fund, as well as other areas of contributed support. Gifts to the Annual Fund are used in the fiscal year in which they are received, and provide supplemental funding for the day-to-day operating budget for our school; which may include offsetting the cost of teachers’ benefits and professional development, student enrichment programs, and facility needs.

How much should I contribute?

No specific dollar amount is expected. All pledge/contribution amounts are welcome, and no gift is too small.

Donor Recognition

  • $5000+ Founders Circle
  • $2500-$4999 Leadership Circle
  • $1000-$2499 1978 Society
  • $500-$999 Benefactor Circle
  • $100-$499 Patron Circle
  • Up to $99 Friends of CMA

About Annual Fund Gifts

  • CMA is a registered 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.
  • You can arrange split payments, pay by credit card, or give a gift of stock.
  • CMA accepts matching gifts. Your workplace may offer a matching gift program that can double or triple the value of your gift to CMA. Please contact your company for eligibility information and matching gift forms.

If you have any questions:

Please contact our Business Office, at (513) 742-5800, x122.

Thank you so much for your support!