Capital Gifts

A capital gift serves to enhance Harpeth Hall's buildings and grounds. As opposed to a gift that supports annual operating expenses, a capital gift represents an investment in the school's future. Customarily, a capital gift is given in addition to an Annual Fund contribution.

Previous Capital Campaigns

The Next Step Campaign began in 2009 and concluded in 2014 raising $35.6 million. Major milestones of The Next Step Campaign included:

  • Constructed the 60,000-square-foot Athletic and Wellness Center
  • Raised over $10 million for endowment, 72% of which went to financial aid endowment
  • Acquired all of the remaining Johnstone Court properties and closed the street
  • Acquired a three-acre property on Hobbs Road, bringing the campus to approximately 44 acres
  • Raised over $1 million for the Annual Fund each year of the campaign


The Campaign for Harpeth Hall from 2000 to 2005 raised $44.1 million. Major milestones of The Campaign for Harpeth Hall included:

  • Constructed the Ann Scott Carell Library
  • Constructed the Dugan Davis Track and Soccer Complex
  • Constructed the Patton Visual Arts Center
  • Constructed the Daugh W. Smith Middle School
  • Renovated Jack C. Massey Center for Mathematics and Science
  • Renovated George N. Bullard Gymnasium
  • Renovated Frances Bond Davis Theatre
  • Renovated Marnie Sheridan Gallery
  • Renovated Souby Hall
  • Doubled endowment to over $21 million
  • Raised $1 million each year for the Annual Fund during the five-year campaign

For more information, contact Director of Advancement Susan Moll at moll@harpethhall.org or 615-346-0087.


Current Capital Project:
Bullard Bright IDEA Lab

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For more information, contact Director of Advancement Susan Moll at moll@harpethhall.org or 615-346-0087.