The GSB fundraising year consists of the Oktoberfest (PA lead), the Annual Fund (ongoing), the Spring Fling (PA lead) & the Annual Summer Gala (organized by GSB).

GSB's Annual Summer Gala

We are still blown away by our first virtual Summer Gala, which happened on May 14th 2020 (as scheduled) on Zoom (not at all what we had in mind…) BUT… our total process were more than $73.000, that will go towards equipping the new school building with the game-changing Promethean interactive screens, that will be contributing significantly to the GSB learning experience. Let’s hope we can re-unite in 2021, but for now we are still basking in the post-Gala-glow & the GSB community has once again showed that – pandemic or not – they know how to party! DJ Derek Nievergelt made it impossible not to dance!!

Annual Fund

At GSB, the cost of tuition does not cover the full cost of attendance per student. The GSB Annual Fund attempts to bridge that gap through the generous contributions of parents, grandparents, faculty, staff and friends. The Annual Fund will increasingly become a very important source of the additional revenue needed so that GSB can meet its annual budget and continue to grow and expand its educational offerings, and a high rate of participation is important and necessary if GSB is to continue providing a first-rate education at such an affordable tuition. The Annual Fund provides across-the-board assistance for GSB’s needs, such as:

  • Staff development and continuing education
  • Classroom supplies and other educational materials
  • Transportation and school trips
  • Money for new programs

GSB is grateful for every donation as it hopes to establish a legacy of philanthropy rivaling the education it provides. You can donate to the Annual Fund via paypal.


The German School Brooklyn is a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and all donations to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.