Investing in Our Summit

The success of The Summit rests upon every community member. Fundraising and volunteer activities honor the tradition of giving that secures  The Summit’s ability to offer exceptional education to current students and future generations. Each student who walks through our doors is assisted by teachers who inspire them,  parents who support them or a donor who believes in contributing to our mission. 

Support Your Passion

The Summit Fund

The Summit Fund is the primary way in which parents, alumni and friends provide philanthropic gifts to The Summit each year.

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The Summit endowment ensures the school's financial future through investments.

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Scholarship Granting Organization

The Summit has partnered with the OAIS Scholarship Granting Organization to provide tuition assistance to our students with the highest financial need. Ohio taxpayers who donate receive special tax credits.

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Capital and Special Initiatives

Benefactor capital investments are dedicated to mission-driven initiatives to accomplish approved Summit strategic plan objectives.

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Planned Giving

You have the opportunity to join generations of benefactors who have provided for the future of The Summit Country Day School through their estate plans.

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Meet the Development Team

Lauren Goebel

Lauren Goebel

Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Community Engagement
Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Alumni Engagement and Gifts Officer

Ways to Give

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logo and words that say alumni advancement network

You can make an immediate impact on The Summit educational experience by volunteering your time and talent to community groups that are the heartbeat of the school. Members of the Parent Advancement Network work with the Development Office to build relationships throughout the parent community and keep parents informed, involved and invested. Members of the Alumni Advancement Network, part of the Philanthropy Committee of the Alumni Board, engage alumni to stay involved and invested with The Summit.

Learn more about these and other community groups here. Sign up here to get involved in a group now. 


Thank you for your interest in giving to The Summit.

For more information contact:
Lauren Goebel '96 | Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Community Engagement
Development Office
(513) 871-4700 x 208