The Annual Fund provides approximately 90% of the general operating budget each year and is supported by individuals, foundations, corporations, civic groups and churches that share our commitment to educating Newark’s youth and give through the following fundraising projects:
The Annual Appeal is a letter campaign that runs in the spring of each school year. Gifts to the Annual Appeal provide important general operating support that sustains Link’s mission. From teachers’ salaries and benefits to school supplies, from transportation to outside programming, from classroom equipment to field trips, the annual fund enables Link to provide the tools necessaryfor educational excellence to a group of young students who are motivated to take it all in.
Sponsoring a Student
An individual, group, company, church or other organization can sponsor a student at Link for one or two years. Each year, Link spends approximately $16,000 to educate each student. While all students at Link receive significant scholarships, the family circumstances of select students sometimes necessitate a full scholarship. Sponsors receive updates of the students’ progress and may meet the students if they wish. This additional support provides not only the financial means to attend Link, but also another caring person in the child’s life.
To discuss sponsoring a Link Student, please contact Link’s Development Office | Tel: (973) 642-5343 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every few years, Link identifies special initiatives that need support, usually an outgrowth of strategic planning and self-assessment. Support for these targeted areas is critical to maintaining a level of excellence with respect to the academic programming and character development that Link provides to prepare Newark youngsters for success at outstanding private and magnet high schools and beyond. Current initiatives being funded include technology and the arts.
To discuss current initiatives, please contact Maria Pilar Paradiso, Head of School | Tel: (973) 642-5343 | Email: email@example.com
This exciting and unique annual celebration of Link’s work in Newark features the finest food in and around Newark at one of the states’ most beautiful cultural sites, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). The event, led by a Benefit Committee made up of trustees and supporters and held in November each year, provides the school with over 30% of the operating funds needed each year and draws corporate, foundation and individual sponsors from northern/central New Jersey and New York City.
Begun by a few supporters who were also avid golfers, the Annual Link Golf Outing, held at Metedeconk National Golf Course, gathers friends from northern/central New Jersey and New York City for a wonderful day of golf at one of the finest courses in the area. Led by a Benefit Committee comprised of trustees and supporters, the event provides general operating support.
Donating Goods and Services
From time to time, Link identifies resources needed to sustain our program – items that we cannot afford to purchase outright, but that would contribute to our program. The donation of an in-kind gift is so very much appreciated as it strengthens our operations and programming.
If you’re interested in donating, please contact Link’s Development Office| Tel: (973) 642-5343 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org