Ridleian Fund

The Ridleian Fund identifies projects and areas of need on campus which will have the largest impact on our students—today and into the future. Your generous gift secures Ridley’s lasting legacy and ensures we can continue to provide future generations with a world-class education.

This year, we are offering four opportunities to support our school:

       •  Scholarships & Bursaries: GOAL $300K
       •  Flourish Fund: GOAL $100K
       •  Student Experience Fund: GOAL $100K
       •  Headmaster's Fund: GOAL: $100K

2020-21 Opportunities to Support Ridleians

Scholarships & Bursaries: GOAL $300K

Through its robust bursary and scholarship programme, our school has always prided itself on the ability to offer talented, deserving students the legacy of a Ridley education. You’ll help grow Ridley’s endowment to increase tuition assistance and enable us to attract the best and the brightest—regardless of financial means.

Donate now.

Flourish Fund: GOAL $100K
Guided by Ridley's aspirational vision to “inspire flourishing lives to transform our globe,” the Ridley experience takes a holistic approach to human development, inspiring in students the habits and skills to lead flourishing lives and positively impact those around them.

Your donation to the Flourish Fund will advance our educational vision, equip our dedicated faculty with the best tools, research, resources and professional training, and cement our position as a global leader in positive education.

Donate now.
Student Experience Fund: GOAL $100K
The strength of a Ridley education comes from a solid foundation of exceptional faculty, world-class student programmes and state of the art learning facilities—and your gift will support their on-going enhancement. Invest in our school's vision to provide a student-centred learning experience and prepare them to "transform our globe."
Headmaster's Fund: GOAL $100K

In an ever-changing world that requires our Headmaster to be nimble, your generous contribution will entrust him to strategically allocate your donation to Ridley's highest priority—resulting in a stronger and more innovative school.
Non-profit in nature, Ridley College depends on the support of our donors, so that we can continue to offer a superior educational experience for many years to come. Please consider your personal participation at one of our five giving levels below. Your gift will make a difference to Ridley students—now and in the future!

Tax Receipts

Ridley College mails tax receipts and acknowledgement letters to donors in a timely manner after the donation has been received and processed.  

Donate to the Ridleian Fund

Donations to The Ridleian Fund can be made through one of our five giving societies:

       •  Tiger Society: $1-$999
       •  1889 Society: $1,000-$2,499
       •  Headmaster’s Society: $2,500-$4,999
       •  J.O. Miller Society: $5,000-$9,999
       •  Bishop Ridley Society: $10,000+


Get Answers

To learn more about contributing to The Ridleian Fund, please contact our Development Office via email at, by phone at 905-684-1889 or toll-free at 1-800-590-6569.
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.