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It All Starts with You
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It All Starts with You
3 preschool students sitting on circular rope swing with teacher standing to the left of them
It All Starts with You
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It All Starts with You
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It All Starts with You

Message from the Director of Advancement

Every teacher, student, building, and program has benefited from the generosity of our donors. If it were not for that generosity, Catlin Gabel would not be recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, we would not be known for our state-of-the-art campus, we would not have the best of the best teachers in our classrooms, and we would not be graduating amazing human beings who have a love of learning and the courage to take responsible action. Philanthropy is the difference between great and exceptional, and Catlin Gabel is exceptional!

Thank you for your involvement, volunteerism, and generous support. Please do not hesitate to contact me, or any of the Advancement team members, if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance.

Nicole Rinetti Clawson Catlin Gabel Advancement Director
Nicole Rinetti-Clawson

Ways to Give

When you support Catlin Gabel, you are directly supporting our mission. Every gift helps ensure that our students have access to the people, programs, and resources that prepare them to become the next generation of alumni who help change the world for good. There are a variety of ways for you to make a gift, some of which are listed below in more detail. Please select the option that works best for you. 

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For Questions or Comments

Please email gifts@catlin.edu or call 503-297-1894 ext. 5029.

News & Donor Stories

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Annual Report 2022-23

A review of the 2022-2023 budget and fundraising efforts, this report highlights the school’s finances, priorities and funding initiatives.

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Living Up to Our Goals and Fulfilling Our Mission

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