We are so grateful to the generous donors who make it possible for Greenhill to continue to provide an exceptional foundation that allows students to go on to lead remarkable lives.
Through generous contributions from families, classmates, and friends, named endowment funds have been established to perpetuate the legacy of these individuals and to provide important financial sustainability for the School. Below is a list of Greenhill's existing endowment funds with a brief description of each fund’s designated purpose and restrictions, if applicable. For more information on endowment giving opportunities or to establish a fund, contact Susan Holmes, Chief Advancement Officer, at (972) 628-5501. To make a gift to an existing endowment fund, CLICK HERE.
Originally established in 2012 by the M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation as the Headmaster's Discretionary Fund, and renamed in 2014 to honor Julie Ray Fields '83 and David Fields, thanks to the generosity of June and Peter McGuire and the Leo and Bobbie Fields Family. This fund supports the general operating, programmatic, and discretionary needs of Greenhill Fund.
Established in 2003 to honor Phil Foote, Greenhill’s second Headmaster (1976-1992) and former Head of Lower and Middle School (1969-1976). In 2009, Greenhill alumni completed a special campaign in recognition of Mr. Foote’s 44-year career in education to name the Lower School in his honor.
Established in 2010 by Sunita & Tony Stewart in memory of their son, Arun Stewart '07, to provide grants for language faculty who are interested in pursuing professional and personal development opportunities through the Trustee Fellowship Grant program.
Established in 1978 by Gerald Frankel, former trustee (1976-1983), and father of Elizabeth Frankel Bailenson '82 and Jessica Frankel Genick '85; and, Seymour Thum, former trustee (1978-1984), and father of Brian Thum '80, Andrea Thum Solomon '82, and Sharon Thum '84.
Established in 2000 in honor of Ann & Ray Perryman, parents of Tom Perryman '81, David Perryman '83, and John Perryman '86, to support the research, acquisition, cataloguing, and preservation of documents and items which celebrate Greenhill’s history.
The Barnes family established the Pam Barnes '00 Memorial Fund in June 2014 to honor Pam's life. When fully funded, the fund will support travel expenses for Upper School students with a demonstrated need, seeking international cultural experiences that promote tolerance and compassion for others.
Established in 2005 by alumni, students, parents and faculty to honor the 35-year Greenhill career of Christine Eastus (1975-2000), Upper School English teacher and department chair. This fund supports an Upper School student with promise in the humanities.
Established in 2002 by Pat Villareal and Tom Leatherbury, former Board Chair (2000-2002), in honor of Scott Griggs, Greenhill’s fourth Head of School. The fund is named in memory of a family member who died while serving in Vietnam.
Established in 1980 in honor of Dr. Anson L. Clark, a noted Dallas philanthropist, engineer, physician, banker, and oilman, whose foundation supported Greenhill School in various efforts over the years.
Established in 2019 by Lexi Eagles, Upper School English teacher (1988-2002), and her husband John Eagles, to honor their children Duncan Brown (’92) and Gavin Brown (’96). Duncan, who passed away in 2010, was talented in visual arts, and Gavin in music. This fund supports Upper School students with promise in the Arts.
Established in 1976 upon the retirement of founding Headmaster Bernard Fulton (1950-1976). Mr. Fulton and his wife, Helen Fulton, provided the vision which created the unique mission of Greenhill School. Gifts made in memory of Mr. Fulton on the occasion of his passing on June 14, 2009, were made in support of this fund.
Established in 1983 by members of the Trim family, to honor the careers of Jane and Wes Kittleman, teachers at Greenhill for 13 and 22 years, respectively, by providing financial aid support for an Upper School student.
Established in 2004 by Carol and Michael Davis '84, this fund supports economically disadvantaged students of color, with a preference for Upper School students who are members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas.
Established in 1982 in memory of Scott Buchanan `90, son of former faculty member Dr. H. Ray Buchanan and his wife, Carole. A monetary stipend from this fund accompanies the Estelle Dickens Service to Greenhill Award given annually to a graduating senior at commencement.