The office of development advances the mission of Bishop Walsh School by performing the following tasks: fundraising activities, public relations, alumni and constituent relations, marketing, volunteers and prospective research. This office serves the entire Bishop Walsh community.
This office is key to the flow of information about the school by “promoting the good news in education at Bishop Walsh”. The Parent newsletter and the Alumni Newsletter Publications are examples of this communication.
The development office is the research arm of the school, identifying prospective donors, corporations and foundations that will help advance the mission of catholic education in Western Maryland.
The Annual Giving, Capital Campaign and the major gifts contributions help fund the operations for the school including the academic programs, technology, faculty and staff professionalism, scholarships, financial aid, building and ground improvements and begin the process of building an endowment for the school.
To our alumni, and friends, parents and grandparents, we invite you to think of us at Bishop Walsh and become part of the best education in western Maryland.
Call school at 301-724-5360 or fax at 301-722-0555 for information.
Ways to Give
Supporting Bishop Walsh School enhances the total program of the school. Through the generosity of our friends, alumni and parents, we provide the finest Catholic education following in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, The Brothers of the Christian Schools, and the dedicated lay men and women of the school. Financial aid has helped a significant number of young men and women of the tri-state area receive a superior Catholic education. It is through the interest and generosity of caring individuals that we have been able to continue to educate Western Maryland’s greatest treasures, our young people. The following are ways you can give.
A gift of cash usually in the form of a personal check payable to Bishop Walsh School
A gift of stock may be transferred to Bishop Walsh School
A gift of real Property may be made to Bishop Walsh.
A matching gift from a corporation. Most companies participate in this program
Note that all personal checks should be made payable to Bishop Walsh School. If you wish to designate the money to a particular area, note it on the memo section of the check. You may restrict a gift at any time to the program of your choice.
Planned giving: Any charitable gift that is planned usually with professional help. This type of gift optimizes a donor’s financial, tax and estate plans while helping Bishop Walsh School’s future. Planned gifts are designed to meet the donor’s own estate planning goals and objectives. These gifts can be real estate, retirement assets, cash, personal property and life insurance.
Bequests: This type of gift is one in which Bishop Walsh is named as a beneficiary in one’s will. It can reduce estate taxes. Bishop Walsh has been the recipient of a number of these gifts through the years.
Memorial Gifts: Gifts in memory of your loved ones help in sustaining our school. Gifts may also honor a person in their lifetime. These gifts may be unrestricted, permitting Bishop Walsh to invest in the greatest need.
Gifts in Kind: Specific items such as furniture, lab supplies, and technology and appreciated by the school. One may contact a faculty member or the main office to donate such a gift. Telephone 301-724-5360.