Why Donate?

Enterprise DonationOur school is not tuition driven, but completely dependent on private donation. Every dollar donated to Durham Nativity School allows us to continue our mission.

  • $30,000 will provide a summer camp experience for all students
  • $17,500 will provide a scholarship for one student for one year
  • $15,000 will provide insurance coverage, gas, and repair for the DNS school bus for one year
  • $10,000 will allow for upgrade of all technology components
  • $7,500 will cover the cost of student textbook upgrades
  • $5,000 will provide for staff development and education for all faculty members for one year
  • $3,000 will provide school postage for one year
  • $2,000 will help fund school field trips to off campus events
  • $1,500 will fund both athletic teams, soccer and basketball for one season
  • $1,000 will supply all books and materials for Summerbridge Enrichment program
  • $500 will supply student neckties for all school uniforms

Aside from money, we’re always searching for supplies, sponsorships and other special ways to enrich our students’ experience at DNS. Our Wish List includes:

School/Office Supplies:

  • Books on CD
  • Educational Games: Chess Boards, Mancala, Puzzles, etc.
  • Spanish Pocket Dictionaries
  • Thesauruses
  • Backpacks
  • Handheld pencil sharpeners
  • School Supplies
  • Postage Stamps
  • Books for the library (middle school appropriate)
  • White or colored copier paper
  • Paper (lined)
  • Notebooks
  • Art Supplies
  • Tickets for Events & Shows (middle school appropriate)
  • Subscriptions to magazines (middle school appropriate)
  • Cleaning Supplies


  • Digital Projector
  • Graphing Calculators
  • Memory Sticks
  • Projector Screen
  • Computers (Pentium III or higher with Windows Office XP applications)
  • CD Players with headphones
  • Laser Printers (black & white and color)
  • Sports Equipment (basketball, soccer)
  • Tool Box /Tools


  • Student Scholarship
  • Student Summerbridge Scholarship
  • High School Scholarship Assistance
  • Summer Camp
  • Newsletter
  • Annual Report
  • Team Sponsor (Basketball, Soccer)