Giving

Campaign for the Third Century

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The James E. Poole Athletic Facility

The Albany Academies is proud to announce the final brick and mortar project of the Campaign for the Third Century is underway! The facility is set to open in the fall of 2019. Stay up-to-date with our progress on our project page. There are still numerous opportunities to help support this initiative. For more information on making a gift, please contact Director of Institutional Advancement Ann Wendth at wendtha@albanyacademies.org or 518.429.2385.


Explore Our Initiatives

List of 8 items.

  • The James E. Poole Athletic Facility

    A Facilities Master Plan was completed in 2013. It resulted in several capital projects identified as priorities at both Albany Academy for Girls and The Albany Academy. View project page.
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  • Scholarships & Endowment

    The Academies’ endowment now stands at nearly $19 Million. During this campaign, we have established 12 new scholarships. Endowment brings stability to keep up with best practices in education over the long haul.
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  • Auditorium

    (Completed)
    On May 17, 2014 The Albany Academies’ community came together to celebrate its Bicentennial and the Campaign for the Third Century at a special concert held in the Auditorium at Albany Academy for Girls featuring James Taylor, Kim Hessberg Taylor ’71, and Friends.
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  • The Stevens Center

    (Completed)
    Renovations were made to the previous Albany Academy for Girls Lower School Gym, turning the space into a beautiful Dining and Events Center in the summer of 2014. The space is now used for lunch at Albany Academy for Girls and for various other school and special events.
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  • Borisenok Family Science Center

    (Completed)
    The building of the Borisenok Family Science Center was made possible by a lead gift from Walt and Michelle Borisenok, parents of Michael ’06 and Nicole ’08.
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  • Schellenberger Alumni/ae Center

    (Completed)
    The renovation of the Alumni/ae Center was made possible by the generosity of a major gift from Gabrielle Schellenberger, the beloved spouse of the late Herbert H. Schellenberger, a faculty member at The Albany Academy from 1958-1977.
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  • The Michael B. Picotte Field House

    (Completed)
    In the spring of 1964, contractor Waldbillig Construction began the construction of the Field House based on the design by architect Donald J. Stephens.
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  • Dr. Douglas M. North ’58 Scholarship

    (Completed)

    Thank you for your support!
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Campaign Goals & Progress

  1. 100
  2. 90
  3. 80
  4. 70
  5. 60
  6. 50
  7. 40
  8. 30
  9. 20
  10. 10
  11. 0
Goal $20,000,000.00
Current $19,392,984.00
Remaining $607,016.00
As of Date 10/1/2019
Start Date 4/1/2015
This graph represents gifts, pledges and planned giving already made towards endowment, capital projects and Annual Fund.
To learn more about the Campaign for the Third Century, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (518) 429-2385.
The Albany Academies are a New York State non-profit organization located at 135/140 Academy Road, Albany, NY, 12208. Our mission is to develop capable and confident students through single-gender education in the Lower and Middle School, and through coordinate education in the Upper School. Employing individualized and positive education, The Albany Academies provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character needed for leadership and success in the creative, entrepreneurial century that lies ahead. A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available by contacting us or, upon request, from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website (www.charitiesnys.com) or by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY, 10005.  You may also obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Office of the Attorney General at www.charitiesnys.com or (212) 416-8401.

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