In 2012, the St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School Foundation was established to manage and encourage the continued support of SPW.
Our school has benefitted enormously over the years from the generosity of our parents and old scholars, and the foundation continues this work, which helps make SPW the best possible school for current and future students.
In the past six years the SPW Foundation has funded projects including the new Pamela Wall Music Studio, transformation of Learning Spaces such as the Early Learning Centre and The Hub, resources for Design & Technology and the implementation of the Nature Play Spaces in Bowen Garden to be completed in 2018. The Foundation has also assisted in establishing the annual Young Achiever Scholarship.
The joy of giving
One of our four school values at SPW is Service. Our community is driven by helping others, contribution and being good citizens.
Three of our foundation members tell their stories of why they give to the SPW Foundation and how they derive joy and gratitude from their generosity.
“Philanthropy means money and donations, but also enabling plans to be made. It’s about giving others the opportunity to do some of the special things they’ve dreamt about.”
Pamela Wall, OAM
“The school helped make and helped me to achieve. It was logical to give back. I had an idea and the school worked with me to create the scholarship.”
Commander Sandra Coulson
“My three children benefitted from the school over 17 years and in their lives since then. The time has gone quickly so take any opportunity to be involved, by volunteering at the school or being active in the foundation. It’s great to make a contribution in any way you can.”
Donations and assistance
There are a number of ways to contribute to the SPW Foundation.
• Join the St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School Foundation
The Foundation welcomes all members from our wide community of family, friends and supporters, with six levels of membership available. Members are publicly recognised and are able to take a hands-on role in shaping SPW’s future.
• Make a donation
Contributions can be made to the SPW Foundation at any time and can be one-off gifts or regular contributions. Donations can also support our annual program of projects or scholarship funds.
• Leave a bequest
A bequest is another way of supporting the SPW community. Bequests can take the form of a cash amount, residual percentage of an estate, property, works of art or other gifts. All bequest enquiries are treated with discretion and we recommend seeking independent legal advice as part of this process.
2018 projects – This year’s Annual Appeal will be launched in Term 2
You can find more information in the SPW Foundation brochure.
For more information about the SPW Foundation or a chat about how you can become involved, please contact:
Karen Schaumloffel, Development Officer
P: 08 7221 6202
- Foundation Info Brochure