Planned Giving

“I give and devise (________ dollars) or (a specific asset, such as securities, real estate or other property) or (all) or (_______ percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate) to Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, Florida (for its general support) or (for the following purpose: ___________________________________________).”

While unrestricted gifts allow the School to allocate funds to areas of greatest need, you may designate your bequest for a particular purpose or use by a specific program or activity at RE. In order to ensure that the evolving educational needs of future generations of students are met, it is advisable to include the following language with restricted gifts: 

In the event that at some future time due to changed circumstances, in the judgment of the Trustees of Ransom Everglades School, it becomes impractical to apply my bequest to the designated purpose(s), the Trustees of Ransom Everglades School shall make such modifications as will appropriately recognize my interests in coordination with School priorities.  


Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.