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As a dynamic organization, AMS stands poised to make and take advantage of inroads through which to champion Montessori. But even as we expand our programs and take on new ventures, we’re mindful that membership dues cover just a fraction of our costs. AMS relies on you—our members and friends—to support the programs and services that are defining quality education in the 21st century. Your tax-deductible contribution is an investment in our children and youth, the stewards of tomorrow. 

Learn more about our fundraising campaigns below. For additional information, contact Kristine Cooper, AMS director of development.

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The Annual Fund helps support the programs, services, and initiatives that define AMS as a worldwide leader in Montessori education. Your gift makes possible professional development events, award-winning publications, research support, and a multitude of other AMS resources.

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Contributions to the Peace Fund support a variety of initiatives by the AMS Peace Committee. These include the annual Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grants, which help fund projects that promote peace education; and programs such as Coins for Compassion, which rallied the Montessori community to provide humanitarian aid to schools and families affected by natural disasters.

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Living Legacy

The American Montessori Society Living Legacy is an annual tribute to an individual whose dedication and leadership has made a lasting impact on the AMS community. Your donation in honor of the Living Legacy supports a cherished AMS practice: the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.

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Springtime Fancy

Sophisticated, elegant, and downright fancy! AMS raises funds to support the growth and development of the next generation of Montessori leaders at our signature annual event, the Springtime Fancy. Held in conjunction with the AMS Annual Conference, the event offers Montessorians to connect with their peers while fortifying AMS's teacher education scholarship fund.

 

 

 

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1870 Fund

The AMS 1870 Society was established in 2013 to provide for AMS’s long-term growth and stability. The 1870 Society grows with gifts from individuals and organizations that provide resources to AMS through estate planning and direct donations.

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AMS Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 AMS Annual Conference in San Diego, California, are now available! As the largest annual gathering of Montessori educators in the world, the conference is the most efficient way for your brand to reach thousands of potential customers.

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AMS 2017 Living Legacy

AMS is proud to honor Alice Renton as its 2017 Living Legacy. The Living Legacy is an annual tribute to an individual whose dedication and leadership has made a lasting impact on the AMS community. Your donation in honor of the Living Legacy supports a cherished AMS practice: the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.

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AMS Annual Report

Gain a deeper understanding of the American Montessori Society's achievements, goals, and organizational health by reading our Annual Report. You'll see how member dollars are being spent and where our revenue comes from. The Annual Report for our 2015 fiscal year is available now.

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