Make A Gift

If you have any other questions about ways that you can support TCA, please contact Jon Thompson (’97),  our Director of Development.  His email is or you can reach him by phone at 610-872-5100 x129.

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Ways to Financially Support TCA


Gifts of cash are the most common form of support to TCA.  Checks should be made payable to The Christian Academy and sent directly to: The Christian Academy, 4301 Chandler Drive, Brookhaven, PA 19015. TCA also now has the online capability to handle ACH transactions. So if you would like to give through your bank’s checking account, you can do so through TCA’s secure giving portal.

Credit Card

You can make donations to The Christian Academy using the following credit cards:

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa


For many donors, gifts of stock offer the opportunity to save on taxes and invest in TCA at the same time. Outright gifts of appreciated securities held more than one year are not subject to capital gains tax on the increase in the value of the stock.  Secondly, donors receive a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift.

Corporate Matching

Many companies with matching gift programs contribute to independent educational institutions like TCA.  Most offer a “one-to-one” match, but some will double-match an employee’s contribution, and others even triple.  Annual Giving totals of corporate matching boost TCA’s Annual Fund thousand’s of dollars every year. To secure a matching gift, donors should procure a matching gift form from their company (usually the personnel office), complete the employees’ section and mail the form to TCA, along with their Annual Giving gift. The Development Office will certify receipt of the gift and return the form to the company.

Gift Allocation

Annual Fund

Because tuition does not cover the annual operating expenses of the Academy (now over $3,400,000), TCA depends on each year, as do all independent schools, on tax-deductible gifts, contributed to Annual Giving by alumni/ae, parents (of current students and graduates), grandparents, faculty and friends to help meet these expenses.  Funds raised for Annual Giving account for approximately  6% of the school’s total income and are immediately spendable. The success of Annual Giving is absolutely vital to keep TCA at the forefront of Christian education.  From competitive faculty salaries to financial assistance, support for arts and athletic programs, and maintenance of facilities and grounds, the resources provided by Annual Giving help ensure the tradition of excellence that the Lord has blessed us with.

While unrestricted gifts (Annual Fund) provide the most flexibility, donors to Annual Giving now have the option of designating their gifts – up to budgeted amounts – to any opportunity in the catalog of the Development Directory.

Crusader Scholarship Fund

Our Crusader Fund is a program set up where families can sponsor a TCA student to help them to be able to afford tuition at TCA.  These donations are normally anonymous and can either be a one-time gift or a recurring donation.

New Online Giving updates

4/23/2019: TCA now accepts both credit card and ACH (checking acct.) online payments.

New Year Kick-OffOpen House, January 19th @ 10 AM

Ring in 2022 by joining us for our TCA New Year Kick Off! At this open house, you’ll get a personalized tour guided by one of our student ambassadors, meet our Head of School along with our other school administrators, get in person access to our Admissions Team to have all your questions answered, and have an opportunity to attend our weekly Upper School chapel. We are excited to meet you and show you how TCA helps it’s students discern their gifts and abilities so they can pursue excellence while following God’s lead in their lives."

First Look Friday Open HouseFriday, April 16, 2021

First Look Friday Open Houses are held on the first Friday of every month, November – May. Open Houses run from 9 AM – 12 PM and include a student ambassador-guided tour of our school as well as a chance to meet our Admissions team and ask any questions you might have.

TCA GraduationClass of 2021

The Senior class of The Christian Academy announces its Commencement Exercises
Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 6:30 PM.

We would like to thank our parents, administration, faculty, and friends for the loving and prayerful support they have given us.
Limited Seating Available. You can watch the ceremonies live by clicking the link to our graduation page below.