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235 Hope Road, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724  /  732.542.4777

The Ranney Fund

Your gift to the Ranney Fund, our annual fundraising campaign, ensures that we can create an exceptional educational experience for our students.  

Everyone in the Ranney community is asked to make a gift and gifts of all sizes are valued and appreciated. 

Your gift directly supports the operating budget allowing us to invest in:  

List of 4 items.

  • Innovative Academic & Student Life Programs

    Ranney offers an array of experiential learning opportunities, exceptional visual and performing arts programs, athletics and physical education, Robotics, community service, student clubs and activities, and so much more!
  • Faculty Innovation

    Our teachers participate in ongoing professional development based on the latest research on how children learn, emerging technology tools for the classroom, and new curriculum resources.
  • Merit Scholarships & Financial Aid

    We are committed to making the lifelong benefits of a Ranney education accessible to more families through need-based financial aid and merit scholarships.
  • Campus Enhancements

    We continue to enhance and upgrade our facilities and 60-acre campus to meet the changing needs of our students.

Giving FAQs

List of 9 frequently asked questions.

  • Why doesn't tuition cover the total cost of each student?

    Like most independent schools, Ranney relies on annual gifts to supplement tuition revenue. Tuition revenue primarily covers the salaries and benefits for Ranney's faculty and staff and the costs of maintaining our 60-acre campus. Gifts of all sizes help Ranney create an exceptional educational experience for our students. 
  • Is my gift tax deductible?

    Yes! Ranney School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution. Every gift is tax-deductible to the extent permissible under IRS regulations. The school's Tax ID number is 22-1853774.
  • Who is asked to donate?

    Everyone in the Ranney community is asked to give including Board Trustees, parents, alumni, parents of alumni, grandparents, faculty and staff.  Our annual goal is 100% participation for our current families, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees. 
  • How do I make a gift?

    • You can make a gift with a credit card online or by calling the Development Office (732-542-4777, ext. 1168).
    • You can make a gift with a check payable to Ranney School. Please send your check to the attention of the Development Office. 
    • You can make a tax-advantaged gift of stock. Please see question below for details. 
    • You can make a gift via direct deposit or wire transfer. Please contact the Development Office (732.542.4777, ext. 1168) for assistance.
  • How do I make a gift of stock?

    Donations of stock, bonds, or mutual funds can result in tax savings while benefiting Ranney School. These types of gifts may have added benefits such as capital gains tax savings. To transfer securities to Ranney School electronically, please provide the DTC (Depository Trust Company) instructions below to your broker or financial advisor. In order to promptly and accurately acknowledge your gift, please notify us prior to authorizing your stock transfer and ask your broker to include your name and address in the DTC transfer instructions.

    Vanguard Brokerage Services
    DTC participation #0062
    For further credit to: Ranney School
    Account number: 10084269
    Reference: Donor Name & Address
  • Can I designate my Ranney Fund gift to a specific program or need?

    Yes, you can designate your gift to the four main areas supported by the Ranney Fund: academic and student life programs, need-based financial aid and merit scholarships, professional development, and campus enhancements. For more information about any of these programs, or to explore opportunities to support a specific program or project, contact Kathleen Brown, Director of Development, at kbrown@ranneyschool.org or 732.542.4777, ext. 1168.
  • Do you participate in company matching gift programs?

    Many employers match charitable contributions by their employees. Please contact your Human Resources office to confirm whether your employer matches gifts or contact Kathleen Brown, Director of Development, for assistance at kbrown@ranneyschool.org or 732-542-4777, ext. 1168.
  • Whom should I contact if I have questions?

    Please contact Kathleen Brown, Director of Development, at kbrown@ranneyschool.org or 732.542.4777, ext. 1168. We are here to help!
  • How do I make a bequest or planned gift?

    Making a bequest can be as simple as listing Ranney School as a beneficiary in your will or retirement plan. Bequests and other planned gifts perpetuate lasting ties to the school and ensure its future sustainability. Donors are invited to become members of the Margaret Mahon Legacy Society. Please contact the Development Office (732.542.4777, ext. 1168) if you are interested in learning more about making a planned gift. 

Development Team

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Jennifer Collins

    Jennifer Collins 

    Chief Advancement Officer
  • Photo of Kathleen Brown

    Kathleen Brown 

    Director of Development 732.542.4777, ext. 1168
  • Photo of Tracy Mutchiga

    Tracy Mutchiga 

    Director of Community Engagement 732.542.4777, ext.1181
  • Camille Sinkhorn 

    • Why we give - Sharon Anderson

    • Why we give - Stott Family

Ranney School

235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Tel. 732.542.4777

Our mission is to know and value every child, nurturing intellectual curiosity and confidence, and inspiring students to lead honorably, think creatively, and contribute meaningfully to society.