Endowment gifts to Maumee Valley Country Day School are the best way to create your permanent legacy.
These invested funds bear your name or the name of someone you choose to honor and provide annual payouts in perpetuity for such purposes as financial aid, scholarships, and faculty salaries. These funds can be designated or unrestricted and grow with inflation and increase in value over time.
Endowment gifts provide the resources to hire the finest teachers, build and maintain the most up-to-date facilities, and offer a range of other educational advantages that give the Maumee Valley experience its distinctive edge. Ultimately, gifts to Maumee Valley represent not only support of the school's mission but also belief in our collective future—one in which our talented students and alumni continue contributing to the world's well-being.
Our staff welcomes the opportunity to meet with you and your advisors to discuss your philanthropic goals. All discussions are confidential and held without obligation.
This award supports one or more students and/or faculty traveling to a foreign country for Intensive or other academic purposes. The recipient is selected by the Intensive committee and Business Office by October each year.
This scholarship is designed to support students of financial need. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and provide a statement on academic goals, dreams, and aspirations. Preference is given to students from single-parent households.
A fund used at the discretion of the Head of School to supplement his/her advancement efforts. "Advancement efforts" is defined loosely as those activities which relate to recruiting students, money, or goodwill for MVCDS.
This scholarship is in memory of Colleen Sieberg who was an integral part of the Maumee Valley community for 40 years. From writing and orchestrating countless concerts and productions to cheering on our athletes from the sidelines, Colleen inspired children to find and embrace their passions. Colleen loved teaching, loved her students, and left her mark on Maumee Valley in so many ways.
The purpose of this scholarship is to attract an individual in financial need with musical talent who could contribute to and grow from the music programs in place at MVCDS, with preference given to the string ensemble.
EE Ford Foundation/Mahaffey This grant is awarded annually to enable staff/faculty who have been at MVCDS at least five years to apply for a culturally enriching journey. Eligible staff/faculty prepare a proposal describing their "dream" for the committee to review and choose the awardees. The committee is comprised of one member of the Advancement Team, Lower, Middle, and Upper School heads, and the previous year's winner(s). The awardees are announced at the MVCDS Faculty/Staff Holiday Gathering each year.
This is a merit award to a rising junior or senior at MVCDS who exemplifies extraordinary passion and accomplishment across a range of diverse fields, including the arts and social justice, modeled after the life of Leonardo da Vinci. The purpose is to encourage and recognize multi-talented students who specialize in more than one field of study.
This Chair was established in recognition of Georgia's outstanding and continuous leadership over several decades at MVCDS. Georgia Welles served both as Head of School in 1974, as President of the Board of Trustees (1973-1976), and has been a member of the Endowment Board of Trustees since 1976. The income from this fund is designated to fund the leadership role of the Head of School.
A tribute to MVCDS alumnus, Rodney Boldon, this scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming or current Freshman of financial need with academic potential who best exemplifies Rod's quality of leadership in school activities. The Committee is comprised of the Chair of the Scholarship Committee, Director of Admission, President of Student Council, Faculty Representative, and Head of School. The scholarship is awarded at the annual Upper School awards ceremony prior to graduation.
A memorial to Michael Doherty, a 7th-grade student, who died in 1980. A merit scholarship awarded to a member of the 8th-grade class who exhibits "qualities that relate to persistence, love of the outdoors, and silent strength." No prerequisites. Committee of Head of School, Head of Lower School, Advanced Group staff, and discussed with Doherty family before the announcement and given at 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony at the end of the school year.
This will be an endowed fund that provides annual income toward the tuition of a junior or senior who possesses the qualities of character and scholarship that were so important to Coach Nuzum. These include leadership, commitment, accountability, strong work ethic, perseverance, confidence, and scholarship.
This Chair is awarded to a humanities faculty member once every three years. The funds provide recipients with one of the following benefits: a.) Leave at full pay and benefits for a Sept-Dec or Feb-June period in 2nd or 3rd year of tenure, $5,000 stipend, cost of the substitute teacher paid by the School; estimated max. expense of $10,000, or b.) Stipend of $7,500 for up to 3 summers of special projects; eligible only in the second summer after selection.