Annual Fund

Ben Franklin Academy’s Annual Fund raises funds above and beyond tuition to invest in strategic resources for our teachers and students so they can focus on what matters most—pursuing a passion for learning.


2021-2022 Annual Fund 

Gifts to the 2021-2022 Annual Fund will support need-based scholarships through the Wood Smethurst Scholarship Fund, a hallmark of BFA’s commitment to educating students from all backgrounds. Additionally, support will allow us to invest in technology enhancements and upgrades for increased flexibility and support for each student’s unique strengths and needs. Students and teachers value in-person classes at BFA, but many of our online platforms and student management software will continue to be utilized into the coming years. Technology priorities for this year include laptops and desktops for teacher use and testing, teacher learning tools, and increased internet bandwidth and data storage.


Recognition Levels

Ben Franklin Academy is pleased to acknowledge leadership gifts to our Annual Fund at the following recognition levels:
1987 Circle ($10,000 and Above)
Headmaster’s Club ($5,000-$9,999)
Trustees’ Circle ($2,500-$4,999)
Houston Mill Society ($1,000-$2,499)
Ambassadors ($500-$999)