Why Give?

How Your Gift Helps

Your planned gift is an invaluable resource for Ransom Everglades to maintain its position as one of the premier independent schools in the nation.
Ed and Marie Swenson

The Marie and Edward Swenson Society

The Marie and Edward Swenson Society recognizes those visionary donors who have honored Ransom Everglades School through the commitment of an estate gift to benefit future generations of students.
Inspiring Stories

Inspiring Stories

Ransom Everglades School is grateful for the support provided by donors who have made planned gifts to our institution. Through their generosity, these individuals have demonstrated their commitment to the future of Ransom Everglades through gifts that have created meaningful legacies. Here are some of their stories.
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 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.