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Capital Campaign

Cardinals Fly! fulfills a compelling, clear need to upgrade athletic and physical education spaces to meet the requirements of current and future students in the area of competitive athletics. The envisioned field will create additional, flexible space allowing two teams to practice simultaneously. This capability will offer students, coaches, and families vastly improved scheduling. Further, short practice fields afford the school's athletic program the opportunity to implement some of the newest ideas designed to improve skills in both soccer and lacrosse. The project design not only creates two new short fields, but restores James River Day School's full game field to perfect condition.
Cardinals Fly! also incorporates resurfacing the Carrington Field House gym floor. The current surface, in excess of twenty years old, is in need of replacement to improve the player experience and address years of wear and tear. The school's volleyball and basketball programs are thriving, and an improved, environmentally-friendly surface gives the community a chance to guarantee current and future indoor athletic success.
We ask that you help us fund this important initiative. Please make your pledge or gift today! Every gift made to the school makes a difference in the lives of our students and faculty, to and for our future. Gifts may be paid outright, annually, or in monthly installments over a three-year period.
Ways to Give
  • Request and complete a pledge/giving form and mail it to the school, or use the pledge or gift buttons below.
  • Leave a legacy through a naming opportunity. We encourage you to contact contact Missy L. Craighill, Director of Annual & Capital Giving, at 434-384-7385 x245 to discuss the available naming opportunities.
  • Gift appreciated securities. Please contact Missy L. Craighill, Director of Annual & Capital Giving, at 434-384-7385 x245 for instructions on transferring your gift.
  • Encourage others to join you in this campaign. Please request that your company match your gift whenever a corporate matching program is available. Invite family members and friends who support the very best in education to help us reach our goals with a gift of any size.
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James River is the outstanding school it is today due, in significant part, to the extraordinarily giving spirit of our community. We thank all who have contributed to our success.