Giving

Guide to Giving

A gift to the Lycée fuels our mission: to prepare our students today to be the thinkers, innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

The Lycée depends on voluntary gifts to provide the best education possible in a changing world. The School’s annual operating income comprises four sources: tuition, co-curricular activities and fees, the Annual Fund and Gala, and support from the endowment. Restricted major gifts in support of capital projects, educational programs and the endowment are another important part of giving to the Lycée.
We salute the many parents, alumni, parents of alumni, corporations, foundations, grandparents, trustees, faculty, staff and friends who choose to make a gift every year. Their generosity allows this community of learners to thrive.

The Lycée is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. As an independent school, the Lycée receives no government funding.
 

By the Numbers

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  • 1,100 Donors Annually

  • 250% increase in the financial aid budget in five years

  • 1,500 attendees at community events

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  • Over 200 parent volunteers

  • 3,000 attendees at Cultural Center events

  • 175 corporate donors

Contact Us

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  • Caroline Naralasetty 93

    Director of Development
    212-439-3850
  • Nicole Vaughan 

    Associate Director of Annual Giving
    212-439-3852
  • Olivier Imbert 90

    Associate Director of Alumni Communities
    212-373-1454
  • Jahna Balk 

    Raiser's Edge Database Manager
    212-439-3892
  • May Bayer 

    Manager of Community Events
    212-439-3853
  • Diana Weston 

    Manager of Donor Relations
    212-439-3868

Why Participation Matters

Participation in annual giving reflects our community's commitment to the Lycée and our students. High participation in giving by families is an indicator of a healthy institution worthy of additional support in the eyes of corporations and foundations with grant opportunities.

Your gift matters. We ask all members of the Lycée community to support our school, our students and our mission.

Ways to Give

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  • Credit Card

    Please use our online gift form for credit card donations. You may also call the Annual Fund Office with your credit card information at 212-439-3852.
  • Stock

    For transfer of appreciated securities held for more than one year, please see the instructions below. Please note that securities are valued at the mean price on the date of transfer to the Lycée.

    Please direct any questions you may have to
    Nicole Vaughan
    Associate Director of Annual Giving
    nvaughan@lfny.org

    LFNY Stock Donation Instructions
    Raymond James
    DTC: 725
    Account: 862N8992
    Lycée Français de New York
  • Wire Transfer

    The instructions for wire transfers can be found below. Please direct any questions you may have to
    Nicole Vaughan
    Associate Director of Annual Giving
    nvaughan@lfny.org

    WIRE TRANSFER INSTRUCTIONS
    TD BANK
    1470 SECOND AVENUE
    NEW YORK, NY 10021
    ROUTING / TRANSIT (ABA) NUMBER: 026013673
    ACCOUNT NUMBER #: 4281273626
    ACCOUNT NAME:
    LYCEE FRANCAIS DE NEW YORK
    505 East 75th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    SWIFT #: NRTHUS33
    BIC NUMBER: TDOMCATTTOR
    IBAN # IS NOT REQUIRED
    **PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS IN THE REFERENCE FIELD to direct to the Lycée Annual
    Fund.
  • PayPal Giving

    Donate to the Lycée using the PayPal Giving Fund.
  • Check

    Checks are made payable to the Lycée Français de New York. Additionally, please write Annual Fund in the memo section of the check.

    Please mail your gift to:
    Lycée Français de New York
    Development Office, 505 East 75th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Matching Gift

    If your employer has a matching gift program, please send your company’s matching form in addition to your Lycée contribution. We will return the form to your company, which will issue a matching gift contribution directly to the Lycée. A Lycée donor receives full credit for both the original gift and the amount of the match.

    To determine if your company will match a gift to the Lycée, please use the search box below.

  • Planned Giving

    Planned or deferred gifts such as bequests, gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, insurance policies or retirement plans, provide future income to the Lycée and may involve tax benefits for donors. When you plan a gift to the Lycée in your long-term estate or financial plans, you create a legacy that supports our mission for generations to come.

    For more information on making a planned gift, please contact Caroline Naralasetty at 212-438-3850 or cnaralasetty@lfny.org