Ways to Give

Thank you for choosing to support Oakwood School and our students with a charitable contribution

To make a new gift or pay your pledge, please choose one of the following methods:

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  • Online

    Make an online donation using American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.
  • Phone

    In order to be mindful of each donor’s personal circumstances, we can arrange a pledge payment schedule that accommodates your philanthropic needs and wishes. If you are interested in exploring this option or prefer to make your gift by phone, please call Kat Haro at 818-732-3062.
  • Gifts of Securities or Wire Transfer

    Please contact Kat Haro at 818-732-3062 for transfer instructions.
  • Endowing a Fund

    You may choose to endow a named fund while safeguarding the school’s financial health. 

    Named Student Assistance Endowment: $1,000,000
    This fund endows the average of one tuition for one student in perpetuity.

    Named Student Assistance Fund: $100,000
    This fund endows all the extra costs beyond tuition to educate an Oakwood student in perpetuity.


    Named opportunities exist to endow academic departments or programs such as: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Athletics + Physical Education, STEAM, Visual Arts or Performing Arts, each of which is valued at $100,000 or more.

    Named Fund to Support a Specific Department: $100,000

    This fund endows costs related to running a specific department of the school.

    To learn more about endowing a fund at Oakwood School, please email Nancy Leptuch Virrey, Director of Advancement or by phone at 818.732.3174.
  • Legacy Giving

    Legacy giving is a way to give back to Oakwood for the ways the school has touched your life. Arranging for a lasting gift of this kind, can be a simple and quick process. If you have a will or trust, consider adding the School as a beneficiary. An additional consideration is to include Oakwood as a beneficiary on your IRA or other retirement account. Learn more about joining Oakwood’s legacy society, the Acorn Society, and your options at

    To learn more about legacy giving at Oakwood School, please email Nancy Leptuch Virrey, Director of Advancement or by phone at 818.732.3174.
Oakwood School's Tax ID number is: 95-1698608. 

The Advancement Office is located at 5220 Lemp Avenue on the secondary campus. Our main office number is 818-732-3062.

Please note: we do not accept donations from families currently applying to Oakwood who have no other affiliation with the School.


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  • Photo of Nancy Leptuch Virrey

    Nancy Leptuch Virrey 

    Director of Advancement
    (818) 732-3174
  • Photo of Andrea Falconer

    Andrea Falconer 

    Associate Director of Engagement and Special Events
    (818) 732-3173
  • Photo of Christie Guevara

    Christie Guevara 

    Director of Alumni Relations
    (818) 732-3178
  • Photo of Christina Shirinyan

    Christina Shirinyan 

    Associate Director of Advancement
    (818) 732-3170
  • Photo of Craig Arteaga-Johnson

    Craig Arteaga-Johnson 

    Senior Advancement Strategist
    (818) 732-3171
  • Photo of Katidia (Kat) Haro

    Katidia (Kat) Haro 

    Annual Giving Manager
    (818) 732-3062
  • Photo of Kelly Finn

    Kelly Finn 

    Director of Data Management & Research
    (818) 732-3018
  • Photo of Lori Urban

    Lori Urban 

    Major Gifts Officer
    (818) 732-3127
  • Photo of Sara Ojediran

    Sara Ojediran 

    Advancement Services Manager
    (818) 732-3176