donations and fundraisers

We are a non profit organization.  Your monetary gifts are tax deductible.  We are fortunate to serve  a generous community that supports the school in various endeavors.

  • September - During September you will receive an invitation to donate to our Height of the Kite annual fund.  Thank you in advance for your generosity!
  • November - The beginning of November is our Big Event.  Come join us for dinner and dancing, complete with a live and silent auction.  
  • February - Reserve February 22nd to volunteer at our Chili Cook-off held in downtown Fernandina Beach.  Participants compete for the Best Chili title during this fun filled day.
  • April - In the spring, Team AIMS sponsors a flower sale, just in time for spring planting.  By purchasing your plants through Team AIMS you benefit your garden and the school all at once.

special opportunities


Shop on Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate to AIMS!

Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. We are pleased to share that families can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to Amelia Island Montessori School. This is all made possible by shopping on

If you already shop on Amazon, or if you’re looking for the perfect gift for a loved one, we invite you to shop at and choose Amelia Island Montessori School as your charity of choice. Below you can read about how to use Amazon Smile.

How Does it Work?

1. Visit

The entire shopping experience is the same and most products available on are available at Amazon Smile.

2. Sign in and Choose Your Charity

The screen will look slightly different depending on whether or not you’re already signed into Amazon. If you’re already signed in, simply search for “Amelia Island Montessori” and proceed to step 3.
If you’re not signed in, enter your email and password. Then proceed to step 3.

3. Select “Amelia Island Montessori School”

After signing in, search for “Amelia Island Montessori School”.
When you search for a charity, such as “Amelia Island Montessori School,” you will be given a list of possible matches. Select the charity to continue.
Once selected, you will receive an email confirmation and you can begin shopping.


VIC Card at Harris Teeter

Link your VIC card to our school account (4446) in the Together in Education program.  The school will receive contributions from Harris Teeter every time you shop!


Does your workplace use Benevity to encourage giving to Charities?  AIMS could benefit from this program!

Box Tops for Education

Collect your box tops from various products and send them into the school.  Box Tops are submitted for a direct donation to the school.