Support ACDS


Your support of Country Day ensures that our students become creative, innovative, future leaders. After fifty years, it takes the support of the entire community to continue our strong tradition of excellence in Central Louisiana. Gifts from alumni, parents, and friends strengthen the Alexandria Country Day of today while ensuring the promise of tomorrow.

Thank you to our 2019-2020 donors.

Annual Report 2019-2020

There are many ways to contribute. Our goal is to help you find the best way for you and your family:

Ways To Give

Country Day Fund Donations and Pledges

Gifts can be made by calling Abby Blocker at the Office of Advancement directly at 318.448.1475 extension 214.

Checks should be made payable to Alexandria Country Day School and sent to: Office of Advancement, Alexandria Country Day School, 5603 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, Louisiana  71303.

Make a credit card gift online.

Country Day encourages pledge commitments to support fundraising priorities. Pledges to the Country Day Fund must be paid in full by May 20. Contact the Office of Advancement for more information.

Gifts from an IRA

If you are over age 70 ½, contact your IRA administrator for instructions on making a direct transfer that will be free of federal income tax. 

If you are between ages 59 ½ and 70, you may be eligible to make a penalty-free withdrawal from your IRA. This withdrawal will be subject to federal income tax, and possibly state income tax; however you may be eligible for a charitable deduction to offset the taxes. Check with your IRA administrator or financial advisor.

Gift Planning, Bequests, or Gifts of Stock

Planned gifts, bequests, or appreciated securities that you have held for more than one year allow you to support Country Day while realizing financial and tax benefits for you and your family. For detailed information about any of these means of support, please call Abby Blocker, Head of Advancement, at 318.448.1475 extension 214.

ACE Scholarship

The Tuition Donation Credit Program, established by the Louisiana Legislature, authorizes School Tuition Organizations (STO’s) to collect and use taxpayer donations to provide scholarships for those that meet the program’s income requirements to attend nonpublic schools. All STOs are tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status. Taxpayers receive a credit toward their Louisiana state taxes after their donation has been assigned to provide scholarships for specific students by the STO and that information has been submitted to the Louisiana Department of Education.

You may donate to this organization and specify that your donation be used for a student at Alexandria Country Day School. Completed pledge forms should be sent to ACE Scholarships Louisiana, LLC, 1201 East Colfax Avenue, Suite 302, Denver, CO 80218.