Sustainers are donors who contribute a minimum of $1000 annually to the Lerner Fund. Sustaining donors are vital to the Lerner School’s continued innovation and sustainability.
Sustainers account for approximately 15% of our donor base and 62% of the dollars donated.
The Sam Fuchs Scholarship Fund
An endowment fund created in 1997 by members of the Fuchs family in memory of Sam Fuchs, a local business leader in Kinston, NC and founder of Kinston’s only synagogue. The Sam Fuchs Scholarship Fund supports Lerner’s robust flexible tuition program, enabling a greater number of students and families to experience a Lerner education.
The Albert and Adeline Gelb Scholarship Fund
An endowment fund created in 2003 by Elliot Cramer in honor of the Gelbs. The Albert and Adeline Gelb Scholarship Fund supports Lerner’s robust flexible tuition program, enabling a greater number of students and families to experience a Lerner education.
To learn more about contributing to, or establishing a fund within the endowment, please contact the Director of Development at 919-286-5517 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate a simcha (happy occasion) or remember a loved one through a donation to the Lerner Fund in honor/memory of someone or an event.
All donations made in honor/memory are recognized in Gesher (Lerner’s Weekly Newsletter) and an acknowledgement is sent to the individual/family or institution.