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Why Your Support Matters

Since its founding in 1799, Visitation has been blessed by dedicated alumnae, parents, and friends whose support is as crucial today as it was in the past. Thanks to this loyal community, our heritage, values, and faith-filled legacy continue unbroken.

We are so grateful to the more than 2,400 donors who regularly support the school through annual and planned gifts to the Visitation Fund and to our Capital Campaign. These gifts help ensure the school’s financial stability, provide financial aid, maintain and preserve our beautiful historic campus, hire and retain outstanding teachers, and much more.

Supporting Visitation is supporting a way of life that encompasses faith, values, academic excellence, tradition, and service to others. Our graduates are young women of faith, vision, and purpose who have been blessed by the prayers of the Sisters, the wisdom of their teachers, the Salesian values they have learned, and the generosity of all who have given their support to Visitation.

If you would like to learn more about the many ways you can support Visitation, please contact the Advancement Office.

Gift Recognition

Cor Jesu Society

$1,000,000 and above

Founders Guild

$100,000 and above

Green Gate Patrons

$25,000 to $99,999

Jane de Chantal Associates

$10,000 to $24,999

St. Francis de Sales Benefactors

$5,000 to $9,999

Leonard Neale Society

$2,500 to $4,999

Teresa Lalor Society

$1,500 to $2,499

Maria Sharpe Society

$500 to $1,499

Friends of Visitation

$100 to $499

Gold-White Partners

Gifts to $99

Generous donors who make a gift of $1,500 or more in a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) automatically become members of the President's Council and will receive special recognition in the Annual Report and an invitation to the annual President's Council Events and Vespers with the Sisters.

Loyalty Society

The Georgetown Visitation Loyalty Society was created to recognize the ongoing commitment of the nearly 1,200 Visitation community members who give to the school every year, making it possible for our school to thrive and grow. Gifts of any amount to any area of the school qualify for membership in the following categories:

Faithful3 - 5 years of consecutive giving
Visionary6 - 19 years of consecutive giving
Lifetime20 or more years of consecutive giving

Members receive special recognition in our Honor Roll of Donors and in Visitation magazine. Since our founding in 1799, Visitation has been blessed by the generosity of our community. Thanks to these loyal donors, our heritage, values, and faith-filled legacy continue unbroken.

If you have questions about your giving history and membership, please contact the Development Office at 202.787.5676.

By the Numbers

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2,400

generous donors annually

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218

years of history

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Over $2M

financial aid

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6,500

alumnae

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community fundraising events annually:
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The Visitation Fund

Our annual fund supports our students, teachers, classrooms, and campus.

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Our Capital Campaign

"A Cherished Past, A Vibrant Future" is preserving our charism, building our endowment, and enhancing our campus.

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Esprit de Noel

Our annual Christmas market raises funds for the school and helps the community get in the Christmas spirit!

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Green Gate Gala

Our annual gala, held each March, raises critical scholarship funds and is always a great time!

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Visitation Partners

Generous Partners provide 25-100% of a students' tuition each year.

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The 1799 Society

Planned gifts provide long-term support for the school and its students, and can have tax benefits for the donor.

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