Annual Giving is a vital source of institutional momentum for Shipley, and the primary way for all alumni, parents, and friends to help sustain all that sets Shipley apart. The success of Annual Giving reflects the spirit of shared experience and mutual encouragement, as each generation preserves the legacy of opportunity it received, strengthens it, and passes it on.

Designate Your Gift

Tuition Assistance

Enables us to maintain a tuition assistance program that has benefited thousands of Shipley students and allows for a socioeconomically diverse learning environment.

Colleague Support

Provides faculty and staff access to professional development opportunities, enrichment programs, competitive salary and benefits programs.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Supports diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts that allow for an atmosphere where all members of the Shipley community can do their best work in a safe and inclusive environment.

Shipley's Greatest Needs

Direct financial resources to areas where they are most needed and help complete the educational experience for our students.

Other Designations

Other designations include: Program support for the Arts, Athletics, Positive Education, and STEAM, as well as Educational Technology and Sustainability.

Why We Give

Gratitude for Our Donors

    • Gratitude Report

      With deep appreciation, we are pleased to share The Shipley School’s Gratitude Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. In these pages, you will discover all the ways our donors supported Shipley.

    • Acorn & Oak Society

      The Acorn & Oak Society was established to honor our most loyal donors who make a gift to Shipley each year without fail and who exhibit steadfast loyalty to—and support of—the School.

Meet the Team

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Daniel Dougherty

    Daniel Dougherty 

    Director of Annual Giving
    Phone/Extension: 4656
  • Photo of Kristin Schwoebel

    Kristin Schwoebel 

    Associate Director of Annual Giving
    Phone/Extension: 4670
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.