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Annual Report on Giving
Annual Report on Giving 2019-2020

Endowed Funds

Endowment gifts make a lasting impact and help keep Newark Academy fiscally strong for future generations of students. Thanks to the forethought and vision of many generous donors, each of our endowed funds continue to advance the school's mission and sustain its vibrant culture.
For Financial Aid:
Matthew C. Baumeister Memorial Scholarship Fund
Alex Bloom Scholarship Fund
Charles Edward Bloom ’42 Fund
Joseph Borlo Scholarship Fund
Green Family Scholarship Fund
Robert J. Hendrickson Scholarship Fund
Kilcullen Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
John Kim Memorial Scholarship Fund
Kindle A Spark Scholarship Fund
Kruvant Family Scholarship Fund
Lomker Family Scholarship Fund
Lustig Family Scholarship Fund
Malone Family Foundation Endowment Fund
Newark Academy Parents Association Fund
Newark Scholars Endowed Fund
Betty Newman Scholarship Fund
Pavlo Levkiv Memorial Fund
Claire Driver Redmond Scholarship Fund
Elizabeth P. Riegelman Scholarship Fund
Silverman Family Scholarship Fund
William E. Simon ’46 Scholarship Fund
Annette Tomaino Endowed Scholarship Fund
Willian Family Scholarship Fund

For Faculty Development and Recognition:
Todd Belnick Memoriam Endowment Fund for Faculty Research in US History
Robert Butler Endowment Fund
Faculty Housing Endowment Fund
Catherine Lynham Academic Chair 
Newark Academy Endowed Fund for Faculty Excellence
Parlin Chair in Humanities and Government

For Facility Maintenance:
Baumeister Memorial Garden Maintenance Fund
William Brandstatter Memorial Fund
Endowed Fund for Newark Academy Fencing
Elizabeth B. McGraw Arts Center Fund
Melneck Courtyard Endowment Fund
William S. Wilkie Endowment Fund

For Student Development:
The Joyce Abney Memorial Fund
Artist-in-Residence Endowment
Henry Bartol Memorial Fund
Edwin H. Case ’88 Memorial Fund
Feinberg Multicultural Awareness Program Endowment
Feinberg Student Travel Endowment
Bruce Jacobs Student Managed Endowment Fund
Manfredi Family Endowment
Teresa Anta San Pedro Endowment Fund

Thank You To Our Donors

No Stopping NA Community Service

Regardless of the challenges, Newark Academy’s generosity of spirit and commitment to service never falters. Participating in national and regional events including Clean Ocean Action’s Fall Beach Sweep at Sandy Hook and the annual MLK Day of Service, NA students, faculty and staff serve the broader community through a variety of direct and indirect service efforts throughout the school year.
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic upended NA’s usual full slate of service and service learning programs, the Community Service Council quickly adjusted to a “new normal” by offering weekly community service challenges to students of all ages and their families. Each Monday, during the Spring 2020 campus shutdown, Director of Community Service Sarah Fischer and the 13-member Community Service Council posted a new opportunity for NA students who wanted to serve others and each one of those opportunities could be done from the comfort (and safety) of their own homes. “The challenges were based on the recognition that we were all in this (COVID lockdown) together and were designed to help create community despite being apart from others who needed help or support,” Sarah said. “The hope was that we could see service as a means of taking action even when we were forced to be inactive and stay home.”  Among the weekly challenges was a partnership between NA and the local organization Front Line Angels to make face masks for healthcare workers. “I haven’t done any sewing since 7th or 8th grade when I first learned, so seeing this challenge from the Community Service Council was pretty interesting to me. It gave me a chance to reignite the excitement I used to get from sewing,” Stella Gilbert ’22 said, adding, “I’m grateful for the opportunity to make these masks, to feel like I’m a part of something bigger than myself, despite the pandemic being out of my control.”
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