The St. Mary's Ryken Annual Fund


Make a Gift Today to the SMR Annual Fund!

Countless alumni, parents and friends help to raise funds every year to strengthen the financial future of St. Mary’s Ryken. 
Nurturing extraordinary students and faculty takes extraordinary resources! Donations to the St. Mary’s Ryken Annual Fund enriches the lives of each Knight through the important work of preparing leaders, growing spiritually through faith and service, creating art in all its glorious forms and providing a challenging 21st century curriculum. Your support gives us the resources to be able to say YES as opportunities arise to provide for our students, faculty and campus. 
When you make a gift to the SMR Annual Fund, you can earmark it for a particular area: arts, campus ministry, humanities, professional development, tuition assistance or the student life fund, to name a few! The amount you are able to give may vary, and the areas you choose to support may change. But your commitment to giving every year provides the sustainable base of support that allows us to make a difference every day. 
Help us to answer YES when we are called to be extraordinary! You can make a difference today by making a donation online, or by the various other Ways to Support. Your gift, no matter what the size, will have a positive impact. 

The Annual Fund is used exclusively for the current year’s operating costs such as:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Fine arts programs
  • Academic programs
  • Campus ministry programs
  • Science and technology programs
  • Athletic programs
  • Security and facilities maintenance
  • Faculty and staff professional development

Our Annual Fund is a yearlong appeal that forms the cornerstone of all of our fundraising activities and gives everyone in the school community an opportunity to contribute.

Your gift, no matter what the size, has a positive impact.

Questions? Please contact our Development Team at 301-373-4182 or

Your cumulative gifts to this fund are acknowledged in the Annual Report. Gifts are recorded in the fiscal year in which they are received, from July 1 through June 30 the following year. St. Mary's Ryken is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your gifts are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.