There are multiple ways for you to support Advent Episcopal School and the Advent Episcopal School Endowment Fund. Gifts can be made by: cash, check, online (via PayPal using the links below), publicly traded stocks (using the gift forms provided), or through company matching gifts.

Gifts can be made in a single contribution or pledge and paid in installments. 

While gifts to The Advent Fund deliver the most immediate impact by helping the school address our most pressing needs, you are welcome to designate your gift to one of our additional funds or the Endowment.

List of 7 items.

  • The Advent Fund

    To make a one-time contribution to The Advent Fund, our annual giving campaign, please click on the button below then enter the amount and your information:

    If you desire to have your donation go to a more targeted area of school life, you may select any of the specific funds below:
  • Memorial Gift

    Please denote who the gift is in memory of in the "Add a note" block of the PayPal site.
  • General Endowment Fund

    In addition to growth due to an effective strategy, the school received a $50,000 gift during the 2013-2014 year honoring Mrs. Battles' dedication to the school. Continued growth in the endowment from solid leadership and additional gifts will be critical for our school’s future.

  • Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Endowed Minority Scholarship Fund

  • Una and Craig Battles Innovation Fund

    The Una and Craig Battles Innovation Fund is named after Advent's long-serving Headmistress and her husband, who also was a verteran Advent administrator. This fund is used to advance technology and other exciting inovations at Advent. This fund was established in 2013. The fund originated from the 2013 Auction with gifts totaling $100,000. The school has spent $50,000 on various technology projects. 

  • Rick Phillips Community Service Fund

    In the spirit of Rick Phillips, Advent's Organist and Choirmaster, this fund helps promote community engagement and the importance of leadership for Advent Upper School students. Ten percent of the Lessons and Carols’ collection, roughly $600.00, provided the initial gift establishing this fund. An additional gift of $3000.00 was made in honor of a former student.
Additional Methods of Giving
  • Check
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Appreciated securities
  • Structured gift through trusts and gift annuities
  • Transfer existing IRA and/or life insurance proceeds
  • Tribute and memorial gifts
Please contact the Advancement Office at 205-458-2542 with any questions.

Matching Gifts

Many companies sponsor matching gift programs that increase the impact of your gift. If your company provides matching gifts, please reach out to Claire Vaughn at cvaughn

Gifts of Stocks

If you are interested in giving a gift of publicly traded stock to the Advent Fund, the Una & Craig Battles Innovation Fund, the Rick Phillips Community Service Fund, or a Memorial Gift, please complete this form:
Stock Gift Form.

If you are interested in giving a gift of publicly traded stock to the Endowment Fund, please complete this form:
Stock Gift Form—Endowment Fund.
Founded in 1950 and located in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, Advent Episcopal School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th.