Support Us

Each year, the French International School of Philadelphia depends upon our community of parents, alumni families, board members, faculty and staff, and friends for their engagement and support. Below, you will learn more about the different ways in which you can contribute to the school. Our development office is ready to assist you should you have any questions.

The Expansion/French International School of Philadelphia Fund

Please consider being a part of our exciting expansion project of our upper school campus!!

**This year, all donations made to the French International School Fund will directly benefit our expansion project! The purpose of our French International School of Philadelphia Fund is to provide unrestricted operating support for our school. Contributors include parents, grandparents, alumni families and friends, as well as charitable foundations and corporations. We appreciate gifts of all sizes, and strive for 100 percent participation among our different constituencies.

Click here to make your tax-deductible gift to the French International School of Philadelphia Fund now, or send your check to the order of "French International School of Philadelphia" to:

French International School of Philadelphia
Attn: Development Office
150 North Highland Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

The school also accepts gifts of securities. Please contact Business Manager Donna Kyle for more information.

The Beyond Borders Fund

The purpose of this fund is to further our mission of nurturing global citizens with a deeper understanding of and true appreciation for other cultures. With families representing 51 different nationalities, the French International School’s diversity sets it apart from other institutions. Its emphasis on multiculturalism cultivates open-minded individuals with empathy for others, regardless of background. The fund will be used for scholarships and events that help ensure that the French International School of Philadelphia remains a welcoming environment to families of any race, religion, culture, or lifestyle. Click here to donate to the Beyond Borders Fund now!

Recurring Gifts

Monthly recurring gifts are a wonderful way to offer continuous support to our school! Use the buttons below to set up a monthly recurring gift to our French International School of Philadelphia Fund, our Beyond Borders Fund, or both. You may end your gift at any time.

Use the button below to set up a recurring gift to our French International School of Philadelphia Fund:

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Use the button below to set up a recurring gift to our Beyond Borders Fund:

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Corporate Matching Gifts

If your company has a Matching Gifts program, you can easily double or even triple your contribution to our Annual Giving campaign. Typically, all that is required is to submit a form that you can obtain from your employer along with your gift. If you are not sure whether your company will match your gift to our school, our Development Office can help you.

Tax Credit Programs

If you are the owner or leader of a Pennsylvania business, you may be able to take advantage of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and/or Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. These programs offer tax credits to companies who contribute to Pennsylvania schools. Visit the “Tax Credit Programs” page under the “Support Us” tab or call our Development Office for more information.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts allow you to make an impact on the future of the French International School of Philadelphia and often provide estate and tax benefits. FISOP welcomes planned gifts such as bequests, gifts of retirement accounts, gifts of life insurance, and gifts of appreciated stock, among others. To learn more, please visit our Planned Giving page and/or contact Corinne Leballeur in the Development Office at

Time & Expertise

Your time is a valuable commodity! You can help our school by sharing your expertise with us for special projects, introducing us to contacts who may be interested in supporting the school, volunteering with the Parents’ Association, and talking about our school with prospective families. If you have a special talent you would like to share with us or an idea for a project, don’t hesitate to contact our Development Office.


Certain gifts-in-kind are accepted throughout the year, depending upon the school’s needs. Please contact our Development Office before making your gift to ensure that we are able to accept it.

For more information, please contact Corinne Leballeur in our Development Office:
(610) 667-1284