"We will hold true to what is best about GCDS, while continuously trailblazing new paths for independent schools. GCDS FIRST: The Campaign for Tradition and Innovation is what will transform our goals into reality.

I hope you will join me in putting GCDS FIRST."- Adam C. Rohdie 
GCDS Head OF SCHOOL

Read FULL LETTER: "REALIZING A SHARED VISION"

Rohdie GCDS Commencement

CAMPAIGN GOAL & TIMELINE

GCDS FIRST timeline

 




CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

GCDS Upper School Lab

Upper School Campus: Academics

The next phase of infrastructure investment on the Upper School campus will enrich the academic experience and support the needs of our growing school.learn more

GCDS Theater

Upper School Campus: Arts

The Upper School Performing Arts Center and expanded facilities for visual arts will ensure GCDS students are offered the best opportunities for achievement in the arts.learn more

GCDS Stadium

Athletics Stadium and Fields

The planned turf fields and stadium on Cardinal Road, along with the construction of a fitness center and turf fields at the Upper School campus, will support competition at an elite level as well as the enjoyment of sports by GCDS students of all ages. learn more

Jen Donnalley, CPG

Center for Public Good

Supporting GCDS's Center for Public Good strengthens one of our school's most cherished traditions and prepares students to be compassionate global citizens who take action to make the world a better place.learn more

Robotics

Endowment

Building the school's endowment provides increased financial stability and supports three key areas of investment: need-based financial aid, excellence in teaching, and educational programs.learn more

"...now we have this amazing opportunity to give our community what they've wanted for so long: extend the time-tested philosophy of GCDS to include high school students." 
- DAN OFFIT
CAMPAIGN CHAIR 
GCDS PARENT CLASSES 2022, 2023

READ FULL LETTER: 
"WHAT COULD BE MORE IMPORTANT?"

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

"Our years at GCDS were transformative, the ones we attribute most to the people we are today. By supporting the school, you are supporting the next generation of our world's leaders." 
- Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss 
GCDS Class of 1997

Upper School Campus
RENDERING OF UPPER SCHOOL CAMPUS

"GCDS gives students a chance to explore their passions using a variety of skills, so learning goes further and deeper. A gift now comes at a critical time and will shape GCDS's future in important ways. It will allow the school to offer even more to students." 
- VICKI and DAVE CRAVER 
GCDS PARENTS CLASSES 2017, 2023, 2026

GCDS First

Join us in putting GCDS FIRST.

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To learn more about GCDS FIRST and opportunities to support the school, contact Emily Forbes, Director of Campaigns, or Anabel Pérez Wills, Director of Alumni Relations and Development.