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Ensworth Fund

The Ensworth Fund provides vital support for enhancing our programs and enriching the educational experience for every student. The continued strength of the Ensworth Fund ensures that our Tigers have access to cutting-edge resources, world-class educators, and transformative opportunities that prepare them for success in the classroom and beyond.

Make a Gift to the ensworth fund


What is the Ensworth Fund?

The Ensworth Fund offers an opportunity for our entire community to come together in support of the School. It is the school’s number one fundraising priority – bridging the difference between tuition and the actual cost of educating each student accounting for 4-5% of the school’s operating budget.

Giving Levels


  • Founders' Circle: $50,000+

  • Ensworth Benefactor: $25,000
  • Ensworth Patron: $10,000
  • Trustees' List: $5,000
  • Head's List: $2,500
  • Young Alumni Head's List: $500
    (Classes 2013-2023)


  • Orange & Black Club: $1,000
  • Tiger Club: $500
  • Ensworth Supporters: $1-$499

This year, you may make a gift in honor of a specific area within the Ensworth Fund – offering you the opportunity to match your personal interests with Ensworth’s needs.

Academic Excellence

  • Comprehensive academic programs in all disciplines
  • Integrated K-12 Service Learning Curriculum
  • Materials for new and existing programs


  • Robust performing and visual arts programs
  • Production sets and costumes
  • Supplies and materials for fine arts 


  • Recruitment and retention of high-caliber coaches
  • Expenses for officials and referees
  • Access to 18 sports teams in the Middle School and over 20 in the High School

Community Engagement & Inclusion

  • Assemblies and programming that educate and engage students in learning about different cultures
  • Community Engagement events, such as Trunk-E-Treat and Tiger Tastes

Faculty & Staff Professional Development

  • Recruitment and retention of exceptional faculty & staff
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits

Financial Aid

  • Ensures that an Ensworth education is made available to talented students who would otherwise not be able to attend

Health & Wellness

  • Daily P.E. classes for all Kindergarten through Grade 5 students
  • Four-year comprehensive High School fitness program with the goal of graduating physically fit and water-safe students
  • Access to counselors​​​​​​

Technology & Innovation

  • 1:1 laptop program in MS/HS
  • 3D Printers in every division
  • Robotics programs at both campuses
  • Interactive whiteboards and projectors in LS/MS

Note: Should contributions exceed an area’s budgeted limit, the school may redirect to the area of greatest need.