Birthday Challenge


Together, we exceeded our goal! 
Emma Hart Willard’s Birthday Challenge has unlocked
the $150,000 match from our Board of Trustees! 
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Birthday Challenge. 
In less than 24 hours, 233 donors contributed a total of $171,430.
PLUS the 1:1 match—for a total of $342,860 to inspire today’s Emma Willard experience!
Thank you for your continuing support of Emma Hart Willard’s mission to empower young women. Our success is a reflection of the steadfast will of this remarkable community.

Virtual Event

The Emma Willard School community gathered for a virtual event in celebration of Emma Hart Willard's 235th Birthday on February 23, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (ET), featuring University of Denver Professor of History Susan Schulten presenting Emma Willard: The Graphic Foundations of History.

Recording | Access Passcode: AaZkJ10.


For more information, please contact:

Danna O'Connell
Director of Annual Giving

Margaret T. Clark '98
Director of Alumnae Relations and Campus Events
Toll-free at 866-833-1814

How Can I Give?

List of 7 items.

  • Give Online

    Visit our secure giving page and pay with a Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express card.
  • Recurring Gifts

    Recurring giving is an easy, automatic way to support Emma Willard School. Spreading your support throughout the year is a convenient way to include your donations into your personal budget. Monthly giving is the most cost-efficient way to deliver your support.
  • Send a Check

    Make your check payable to "Emma Willard School" and mail to:
    Emma Willard School
    285 Pawling Avenue
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Call us with a Credit Card

    Contact the Advancement Office at 866-833-1814 to make a gift by credit card.
  • Make a Gift of Stock

    Transfer instructions
    Wells Fargo Advisors
    Account Name: Emma Willard School
    EWS Account #: 3081-5956
    DTC #: 0141
    Broker: William Winsman, Financial Advisor
    Wells Fargo Advisors
    37 Henry Street
    Suite 201
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    Fax: 518-581-5055

    For tax purposes, the tax ID for Emma Willard School is 14-1338390.  

    When transferring stock, the broker should include both their name and the donor's name so that the donor can be properly credited for the gift.

    If you intend on making a gift of stock, please notify Kate Jankowski (518-833-1789) in the Advancement Office.
  • Make a Wire Transfer

    The Emma Willard School contact for a wire transfer gift is Kate Jankowski (518-833-1789) in the Advancement Office.

    For tax purposes, the tax ID for Emma Willard School is 14-1338390.  
  • Flywire Payment

    Please use this link.
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years. 

PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).