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Annual Fund

For 75 years, you have donated, served, volunteered, graduated, learned, taught, coached, read, chaffeured field trips, attended book fairs, pageants, programs, class parties, helped with homework and much more.

And your support has built Presbyterian Day School into a Memphis institution that builds up boys and makes our city better.

We’re asking you to continue supporting PDS and the work of building boys in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man.

PDS is thankful to be celebrating our 75th anniversary this year, and we know that this milestone wouldn’t be possible without the support of our community.

Recent Online Donors

J. Pierce Jr
Patrick Demere
John Planchon

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Annual Fund 2023-2024

On Mission.

Sources of Income

Our mission is simple: we strive to glorify God as we develop boys in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man. When you walk on campus, you will see our mission lived out as our teachers and boys work together to become stronger in both character and knowledge. You will see first-hand the difference that a PDS education makes in the life of a boy.

Every donation, large or small, makes a difference in helping us educate and prepare young boys for success and a lifetime love of learning. If we want the best learning, we need the best teachers and resources — that’s costly — and not possible based solely on tuition. And that’s one place where the Annual Fund makes a difference.

Tuition dollars cover just under 90% of the true cost of educating a PDS boy.

Sources of Income

As we consider professional development requests for this year, requests for curricular resources, requests for athletic equipment, and the like, it is the Annual Fund that makes the difference between yes and no.

You could say the Annual Fund is the difference between good and great. It makes a huge difference to the boys of PDS.

Join Us: Make a Difference.

Today’s boys are tomorrow’s ground-breakers. One day, it will be up to them to make the world better. We’ll do our best to help them be prepared. That’s why it’s critical to build a foundation of problem-finding, mind-changing, idea-making, and good-doing that they can carry for their entire lives.
PDS is a special and unique school, and a PDS boy is far from ordinary. Your investment in the PDS Annual Fund helps the school remain at the forefront of education.

Giving Clubs

The Red and Blue Club
For Gifts of $1 to $499

The Ross Lynn Club
For Gifts of $500 to $999


The Cornerstone Society

All Gifts over $1000 
The Frank Norfleet Society
For Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

The Lee Burns Society
For Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

The Len Sumner Society
For Gifts of $5,000 to $7,499

The Anthony W. Dick Society
For Gifts of $7,500 to $9,999

The Robert J. Hussey Society
For Gifts of $10,000 to $19,999

The Head of School’s Society
For Gifts of $20,000 and above

How to Give

Give Online

Use our online form to setup a one-time gift.

Give with Venmo

Send your gift to @PDS-Memphis on Venmo. Please include "Annual Fund" in the description.

Pledge Online

You are welcome to pledge now and pay later. Payment in full due before July 31.

Pledge via Text Message

You can also register your pledge via text message to 901-573-8130. Please include your name and the amount of your pledge in your text.

Give Stocks

If you would like to make a gift with stock, please call Kim Bridgforth at 901-842-4606.

Matching Gifts

If you are interested in securing a matching gift from your employer, please contact the appropriate personnel in your company’s Human Resources Department to determine procedure. Once your gift is made to PDS and you have submitted the appropriate paperwork, we will be happy to confirm the contribution with your employer.