Powhatan School’s endowed funds sustain our legacy for academic excellence by generating a steady and permanent source of income to support the people, programs, and activities and secure the School’s long term financial sustainability. The below Endowments allow Powhatan School to attract, retain, and develop faculty; provide exceptional academic, arts, and athletic programs; and offer meaningful scholarship opportunities.

Unrestricted Endowments
The income of these funds is unrestricted and used where needed most by the school.

  • Ashbridge Endowment Fund
  • General Program Endowment Fund
  • Henkel Program Support Endowment Fund
  • Kenneth N. Gilpin Jr. Endowment Fund
  • Kay Gilpin Endowment Fund

Professional Development Endowment Funds
The income from these funds is used to augment the continuing education resources for Powhatan School faculty and/or support curricular or programmatic needs for the teachers.

  • The Elizabeth P. Cook Fund for Professional Development
  • Morgoglione Program Support Endowment Fund
  • William S. and Mary H. Peebles Faculty Enrichment Endowment Fund

Financial Aid Endowments
The income of these funds is used to broaden accessibility, increase diversity, and augment tuition payments for qualified students who otherwise would not be able to attend Powhatan School.

  • The Clagett Scholarship Fund
  • The Gordon Johnston Scholarship Fund
  • Henkel Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • John G. Lathrop Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership
  • The Laura Robb Fund
  • Lucy M. Gilpin Endowment Fund
  • Devereaux Athletic Award

Athletic Endowments
The income of this fund is used for the purchase of athletic equipment for use at Powhatan School by Powhatan Students.

  • Byrd – Gilpin Athletic Fund

Fine Arts Endowments
The income of these funds is used to support Powhatan School’s Fine Arts programs in writing, music, drama, visual arts and public speaking, through awards, materials, and professional development.

  • Nancy St. Clair Talley Writing Prize Fund
  • The Bell, Bryant, Scarborough Fine Arts Endowment Fund

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Endowments
The income of these funds provide ongoing financial support for materials, professional development, and curriculum enhancements in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • Barbara and Harry F. Byrd STEM Professional Development Fund
  • Mary B. Porterfield Fund for Continuing Education in Mathematics and Technology
  • Mitchell A. and Victoria K. Smith STEM Saturday Endowment Fund
  • Science Program Endowment Fund

If you are interested in contributing to one of these terrific funds, please:

Mail a check to Powhatan School, Attn: Director of Development, 49 Powhatan Lane, Boyce, VA 22620. Write the fund you would like to support on the memo line.
Visit powhatanschool.org and click “GIVING.” Select the fund you wish to support when you make your gift online.