Supporting Little Earth

Annual Giving

Little Earth School is one of the most innovative independent schools in New Mexico. We take great pride in educating the whole child. Providing Little Earth students with the necessary and important academic and social/emotional scaffolding required to become successful students and human beings is front and center in our approach to education.

Like many other private independent schools in America, tuition alone does not provide all the requirements needed to successfully educate our children or operate our school. The tuition at Little Earth School covers 76% of our operating budget. The remaining 23% balance rests on the shoulders of those who contribute to our Annual Giving Campaign and other fundraising events.

Our Annual Giving Campaign offers members of the Little Earth community with the opportunity to support the school through a 100% tax-deductible contribution to Little Earth School. We rely on the generosity and kindness of our families and friends to build a diverse and inclusive school, and help support our student programs in science and outdoor education, art and music, technology, language and global festivals, physical education, and the continuing education efforts for our teachers. The fundraising campaign also provides resources for our financial aid program.

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Ways to support Little Earth through your everyday shopping.

The following stores support local organizations such as our School.

ALBERTSONS – You can receive your card for Albertsons at Little Earth. All you do is swipe your card after your transaction and a percentage of your sale is automatically registered to an account for Little Earth School. It’s that easy.

TARGET – You can apply for a Target Visa Credit Card or Target Credit Card at any Target Store. Go to the Guest Services Kiosk and ask for a Target Visa Credit Card or Target Credit Card Application. Target Visa Credit Card and Target Credit Card accounts can sign up for the Take Charge of Education program by calling 1-800-316-6142 or by visiting or an in-store kiosk.

Designate an eligible K-12 school (Little Earth School), and Target donates an amount equal to one percent (1%) of your Target Visa Credit Card, Target Credit Card or Target Check Card purchases (minus returns and sales tax) at any Target store and, and one-half (1/2) of your Target Visa Credit Card purchases made (not including cash advances, balance transfers and purchases of other cash equivalents, and minus returns and sales tax) everywhere else Visa credit cards are accepted.

Target will track purchases made on participating Target Visa Credit Cards, Target Credit Cards and Target Check Cards and will distribute the accumulated donations to schools in March and September.