Your Donation Impacts Generations of Montessori Students

In your school or home, you see the benefits of Montessori education. By giving to AMS, see your investment have an exponential impact on the lives of students for generations to come.

Highlights

2019 Peace Seed Grant Awardees

The American Montessori Society awards annual Peace Seed Grants to help fund projects that promote peace education. The grants are presented in memory of educator Ursula Thrush, whose dedication to the concept of peace through children inspired many to advance peace education in their classrooms and communities. We congratulate the recipients of the 2019 Peace Seed Grants, who collectively received $4,300.

About the Living Legacy

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. 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.

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THE AMS ANNUAL FUND

Give a gift to AMS and see your investments have an exponential impact in advancing the advocacy, standards, research, teacher education, and public policy that will enrich Montessori students, families, and communities for generations. Whether you direct your gift to our Living Legacy Fund in support of teacher education scholarships, our Peace Fund to advance projects that promote engaged citizenship among children, or where it is needed most, you will shine that much brighter as a champion of Dr. Montessori’s vision.

AMS PEACE FUND

Donations to the AMS Peace Fund support the work of our Peace & Social Justice Committee in advancing principles of freedom, dignity, safety, and equitable treatment for all. Through your support AMS is able to provide Peace Seed Grants that help fund projects that promote peace education, and retreats that explore benevolence, loving-kindness, good will, and active interest in others.

AMS LIVING LEGACY FUND

Donations in honor of the AMS Living Legacy support a cherished AMS practice: the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs. 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.

AMS 1870 SOCIETY

The AMS 1870 Society grows with gifts through estate planning and direct donations that help ensure AMS’s long-term growth and stability. The AMS 1870 Society takes its name from the birth year of Dr. Maria Montessori, paying tribute to her as the founder of the Montessori Movement and our North Star.

Our Annual Report has details about donations, and more.