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A Jesuit education is a gift that transforms lives. The educational experience at Loyola Academy is rooted in the powerful vision of St. Ignatius, which prioritizes service to others, personal reflection, discernment and prayer. These tools ground our students in strong Jesuit values and instill in them a desire to pursue the great questions of our existence. With your support, Loyola Academy students are poised to make a profound impact on the world.

Gifts of all sizes enable us to provide exceptional spiritual, academic, athletic and arts programming to every Rambler every day. Thank you.

Ways to Give

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  • Online

    Making an online gift to Loyola Academy at is the fastest and easiest way to make an impact on our students, programs and Jesuit mission. You can make a one-time or recurring gift, as well as a gift in honor or in memory of someone. We accept credit or debit cards, digital wallet and direct debits as a form of payment.
  • By Mail

    Make checks payable to Loyola Academy and send to:

    Loyola Academy
    Development Office
    1100 Laramie Avenue
    Wilmette, Il 60091
    Include a note where you wish to designate your support.
  • Stocks & Securities

    A gift of long-term appreciated securities may provide you with greater tax advantages than a gift of cash. You may deduct the current fair market value as a charitable gift and avoid any capital gains tax on the appreciation.
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  • IRA Charitable Rollover

    If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, an IRA Charitable Rollover Gift will allow you to make a gift to Loyola Academy and reduce your tax liability.
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  • Gift of Property

    For information on donating property to Loyola Academy contact:
    Director of Advancement Marty Jennings '98 at or 847.920.2429.
  • Recurring Gifts

    A recurring gift is a simple and automatic way to ensure your ongoing support of Loyola Academy and all of the Ramblers your gift benefits. By setting up a monthly, quarterly or annual gift, you know you are supporting what matters most to you at Loyola.

    Please note, if you would like to cancel or edit your recurring gift, contact Tammy Tsakalios at 847.920.2435.
  • Matching Gifts

    You can increase the impact of your gift to Loyola through a matching gift program sponsored by your employer.
  • Donor-Advised Fund

    Make a gift to Loyola through your donor-advised fund (DAF).
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  • Venmo

    Venmo a gift @LoyolaAcademy. Include your full name and class year to receive recognition for your gift and a note on where to designate your gift.

Giving Programs

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  • The Loyola Fund

    Gifts to The Loyola Fund enable Loyola to be Loyola—a rigorous faith-based college prep institution with an emphasis on educating the whole person. Annual gifts to The Loyola Fund provide nearly 5% of the school’s operating budget including funding almost one-third of Loyola’s tuition assistance program. 
  • Planned Giving

    Planned Giving offers you the opportunity to contribute to Loyola Academy at level beyond what is solely possible from your income. In fact, it is possible to make a planned gift to Loyola Academy that costs you nothing within your lifetime. If you have any questions about the best way for you to benefit through a planned gift, please contact Bridget Snyders at or visit our planned giving website.
  • Scholarships

    Our scholarship programs truly make a difference in the lives of our students and families and helps fulfill our mission of forming Women and Men for Others. Your donation helps keep the dream of St. Ignatius of Loyola alive—to nurture the hearts, minds and spirits of our diverse population of young people, all for the greater glory of God. Please click here to view a list of our scholarships.

Give With Impact

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  • Opportunity Fund

    The Opportunity Fund is an ambitious fundraising effort that will position Loyola Academy as one of the nation's leading Jesuit, college-preparatory, faith, and education center for the 21st century. When fully funded, this unrestricted cash reserve will give us the liquidity and financial flexibility we need to respond to new circumstances and to seize opportunities for growth and expansion. For more information, please click here.
  • Champions Campaign

    For generations, the athletic experience at Loyola Academy has strengthened bonds among our school community, created opportunities for Rambler alumni to compete at the collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels, and facilitated the development of women and men for others—leaders in service—who are guided by a healthy competitive spirit and the winning values of collaboration and hard work. For more information, click here.
  • Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund

    Support for tuition assistance is an ambitious fundraising effort that will position Loyola Academy as the nation's leading Jesuit, college-preparatory, faith and education center for the 21st century. Visit our Tuition Assistance Endowment page for more information
  • Theater Seat Campaign

    Don't miss your chance to be a part of Loyola Academy history with this exclusive opportunity to name a seat in the new Leemputte Family Theater. Your gift will support the theater by covering long-term maintenance and operating expenses to enable our fine arts programming to flourish for generations to come.
  • Special Events

    Loyola Academy hosts a number of special events to support Ramblers in need of Tuition Assistance. President's Dinner and the Ramble are two of our events to bring our community together.
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    There are many volunteer opportunities available for parents. Please visit the Parent's page for additional information.

Please contact us with any questions

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  • Photo of Peggy Cook

    Mrs. Peggy Cook 

    Vice President of Institutional Advancement
    (847) 920-2428
  • Photo of Martin Jennings

    Mr. Martin Jennings 98

    Director of Advancement
    (847) 920-2429
  • Photo of Michael Kelley

    Mr. Michael Kelley 94

    Major Gifts Officer
    (847) 920-2789
  • Photo of Les Seitzinger

    Mr. Les Seitzinger 88

    Director of Development & Major Gifts
    (847) 920-2430
  • Photo of Bridget Snyders

    Mrs. Bridget Snyders 

    Major Gifts Officer & Director of Planned Giving
    (847) 920-2719
  • Photo of Shelby Walchuk

    Ms. Shelby Walchuk 05

    Director of Annual Giving
    (847) 920-2436

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