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The Annual Fund

Seton Hall Prep’s Annual Fund closes the 10% gap that is not covered by tuition and other revenue in the annual operating budget. The Annual Fund enhances the student experience as it directly supports academic and co-curricular programs including athletics, activities, technology, fine & performing arts, retreats, service opportunities and much more!
Gifts from our alumni and parents to the Annual Fund help The Prep to provide its talented and diverse students with everything they need to succeed. Our sudents are so grateful for the generosity of alumni and parents, that many follow the example and start making their own gifts after they graduate to pay it forward.

Annual Fund Facts

  • In 2019-2020, contributions to The Annual Fund ranged in size from $25.00 to $100,000.00.
  • Gifts to The Annual Fund are fully tax-deductible.
  • Approximately 72% of the Prep's Annual Fund dollars come from gifts of $1,000 or more. All donors to The Prep's Annual Fund receive a personal thank you from School President Msgr. Kelly and are recognized in the printed and online editions of our annual Honor Roll of Benefactors.
  • Every dollar counts and participation really matters!

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  • Amplifying Your Gift Through A Match

    You may be able to double the impact of your gift and it's easy to do! Many employers will match your gift or that of your spouse. Check with your employer to see if your company has a matching gift program or check the list of previous matching gift donors to the Prep. Start by making your gift today and then contacting your HR office for the procedures on how to apply a matching gift to a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit. If you have a question for us about having your gift matched, please contact Mrs. Judy Gunn in The Prep's Advancement Office at (973) 325-6633 or at jgunn@shp.org.  For your convenience, Seton Hall Prep's Federal Tax ID is 22-2807217.
  • Other Ways to Give

    • Pledges are a great way to spread out your payments to The Prep over time.  You can make pledges annually to SHP's Annual Fund and be reminded of your installments quarterly.  You can also make longer term pledges to The Prep's major capital initiatives over a 3-5 year period for gifts of $10,000 and above.
    • Planned Gifts are a powerful way to leave your legacy at The Prep, and in many cases, can help you take advantage of federal tax laws to create an income stream for you and your family now, while reducing the amount of taxes you would otherwise owe.  Learn more about Planned Giving and The Msgr. William J. Daly '38 Planned Giving Society here!
If you prefer to make your gift to The Prep's Annual Fund by check, simply make your check payable to "Seton Hall Prep" and mail to: The Advancement Office, Seton Hall Prep, 120 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052. You can also print and complete The SHP Giving Form and include it in your envelope with your check. Our School President, Monsignor Kelly, will follow up with a thank you letter shortly therafter.
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