Fortune

Fortune is Nardin Academy's largest annual fundraising event; the signature event is a festive evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction. Proceeds from the event directly support The Nardin Fund, which sustains the curriculum and activities that define the Academy’s unique student experience.

Fortune 2018 Chair Couples

  • Karen and Chris Aquiline, High School
  • Jennifer Evans-DePalma and Mark DePalma, Elementary and High School
  • Andrea D'Alba Feine '02 and Josh Feine, Montessori School
  • Tricia Vacanti '89, High School

How YOU can become involved in Fortune:

  • Host or attend a gift gathering party
  • Participate in Nardin shopping days
  • Donate a gift to the live or silent auction
  • Purchase an advertisement in the event catalog
  • Buy your ticket early
  • Become an event sponsor

For more information about gift gathering parties, shopping days, and other ways to support Fortune 2018, please contact Jana Cook at 881-6262 x1700 or jcook@nardin.org.

Gift Gathering Parties

In preparation for and in support of this major celebration, each year the school community comes together at a series of gift-gathering parties. Parents generously bring a donated gift to feature in the silent auction at the main event. Click here to view an A-Z gift wish list.

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Please join us at any of the upcoming gift gathering parties in support of Fortune 2018:
High School Gift Gathering Party
January 26, 2018, 6-8pm at Nardin House

Elementary Gift Gathering Party
February 15, 2018, 6-8pm, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

Alumnae Gift Gathering
February 7, 2018, 6-8pm at Remington Tavern

Montessori Gift Gathering
February 8, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm at Nardin Montessori

For more information, or to RSVP to one of these events, contact Jana Cook at jcook@nardin.org or 716-881-6262 x1700.

Sponsorship Levels

Gala Sponsor: $7,500

  • Front row table for 10 guests at Fortune 2018
  • Full-page advertisement in event catalog (camera-ready ad due by February 2, 2018)
  • Featured sponsor on social media accounts, Fortune 2018 webpages and Nardin Academy website
  • Company logo on Fortune 2018 webpage
  • Recognition of sponsor status on Fortune 2018 invitations (over 4,500 mailed): commitment by January 1, 2018
  • Recognition in event catalog, event presentation and on sponsor sign at Fortune 2018
  • Invitation to Founders Day, company or individual name featured in online President’s Report

Miss Nardin Sponsor: $5,000

  • Table for 10 guests at Fortune 2018
  • Full-page advertisement in Fortune 2018 catalog (camera-ready ad due February 2, 2018)
  • Featured sponsor on social media accounts, Fortune 2018 webpage and Nardin Academy website
  • Company logo on Fortune 2018 webpage
  • Recognition in event catalog, event presentation and on sponsor sign at Fortune 2018
  • Invitation to Founders Day, company or individual name featured in online President’s Report

1857 Sponsor: $2,500

  • Table for 10 guests at Fortune 2018
  • Half page advertisement in event catalog (camera-ready ad due by February 2, Fortune 2018)
  • Featured sponsor on Fortune 2018 webpage
  • Recognition of sponsor status in event catalog, event presentation and on sponsor sign at Fortune 2018
  • Invitation to Founders Day, company or individual name listed in Nardin Academy President’s Report

Gator Sponsor: $1,750

  • Table for 8 guests at Fortune 2018
  • Recognition of sponsor status in event catalog and on sponsor sign at Fortune 2018
  • Invitation to Founders Day, company or individual name featured in Nardin Academy's President’s Report

SAVE THE DATE!

FORTUNE 2018 will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Rich's Atrium.

Interesting in becoming a Fortune 2018 sponsor or advertiser?

Download the 2018 Sponsorship/Advertising Form