Our bold plan for a bright future

After 25 years as a thriving Waldorf community, we have a unique opportunity to purchase our school and property and step boldly into the future as owners of our property.

The Trillium Rising campaign is calling on friends of our school – current and alumni parents, alumni, grandparents, school supporters, local businesses, and foundations – to support our school to build for the future.

As of January 2022 we have reached and exceeded our $1 million fundraising goal! We will continue to accept donations until March 2022 – every contribution counts to build the long-term resiliency of our school! As Trillium finds itself at this historic crossroads, your financial support is critical to the success of Trillium Rising – together, we can secure our current home, while creating opportunity for continued growth and expansion for the future.

You can support the Trillium Rising Campaign a few different ways!

You can make an outright charitable gift or contribution in support of the campaign, which is the immediate exchange of money or goods from a donor in the form of cash, cheque, credit card, or other forms of acceptable currency.

You can also make a gift of stock or other similar financial tools. If you would like to contribute by any of these methods, please contact us at [email protected].

You can also make a multi-year pledge which is a promise made by an individual to pay a specified amount over a set period of time to a not for profit organization. For example, you might pledge $3,000 to be paid over three years, by installments of $1,000 per year. To make a multi-year pledge, click here – this will take you to the Trillium Rising Docusign Pledge Form:

However you choose to support the Trillium Rising Campaign, your contribution will be received with immense gratitude.

Campaign Gift Policies & Guidelines

  • Capital Campaign runs from March 1 – December 31, 2021.
  • All gifts will be recognized with a charitable tax receipt.
  • Pledged gifts may be received over a three-year commitment, made in writing.
  • Any gift may be made as an anonymous, memorial or honourary gift.
  • Gifts of publicly traded securities, real estate and realized bequests may be accepted.
  • If you are 70 or over and wish to make a bequest, please contact us to discuss details.
  • To request our Gift Policies & Guidelines, contact us at [email protected].

Meet Our Team

Honourary Chairs 

Christine Golec & Mark Carragher 

Campaign Leadership 

Ian Digby, Trillium Rising Campaign Chair

John Wright, Community Bond Campaign Lead

Mike Craig, Board Chair

Capital Campaign Committee Members

Alain Carriere, Finance Committee, former Board Chair, alumni parent

Jessica Gladio, Faculty, current parent 

Yvonne Ip, Board Member, current parent

George Ivanoff, Board Member 

Arlene Kamo, Faculty 

Stefanie Ly, Administrator, alumni parent

Aaron Maksym, current parent 

Marnie McCourty, Faculty, current parent

Irene Szabo, Former Board Chair, alumni parent

Capital Campaign Consultants and Coordinators

Scott Williams, Panorama Consulting Service

Susan Braun, Panorama Consulting Service

Nancy Kielar, Campaign Coordinator, Alumni Parent, Former Board Member

Henry Kielar, Campaign Coordinator, Alumni Parent, Former Board Member

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