Foundation Overview

Ann Richards School Foundation

The Ann Richards School Foundation secures sustainable resources and builds effective partnerships to advance the mission of the Ann Richards School (ARS) and the success of its students and alumnae.

As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible (IRS Tax ID: 26-4231160) and fund the school’s enrichment programming, including our College Bound program with a full-time college advising staff, college visits at every grade level, summer programs, after-school programs, student internships, scholarships for students, and curriculum and professional development for teachers.

Give Today

Thanks to your support, the Foundation is able to contribute to the education of the next generation of young women leaders. Participate through events and fundraisers throughout the year or give through any of our many donation options.

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Donate by Check

Make your check payable to “Ann Richards School Foundation” and mail to: Ann Richards School Foundation P.O. Box 41072 Austin, Texas 78704.

Marketable Securities

Please notify the Ann Richards School Foundation in writing of your intention to transfer a gift of securities. You can do this by emailing a copy of the instructions that you give your broker to Jennifer Long, Executive Director, Ann Richards School Foundation, at

Wire Transfers

Please click here for wire transfer instructions.

Join our Governors Council

The Governor’s Council is a Giving Society that supports the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. Members give an annual donation of $1,000 or more, and are invited to attend the Governor’s Council Speaker Series as well as other events throughout the year.

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The Foundation contributes over half a million dollars each school year. An endowment will provide an ongoing source of revenue for these experiences.

Learn more about our endowment

Our Board and Staff

Find out more about the Foundation Board and staff.

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Board Documents