A: The PFA is the donation* each family pledges to the Conservatory. Your pledges help support all aspects of the Conservatory program. It pays for the ingredients and food needed for a robust cooking program, maintenance of appliances, new equipment, instructor salaries, master chef fees and extracurricular activities.
The 2016-2017 Budget Overview:
- $437,000 supports 95 students in the program
- PFA Pledge: $288,598, or 66% of budget
- Expected Fallout (Unfulfilled Pledges): $51,948
- Current actual budget: $236,650, or 54% of total budget
*Donations are tax deductible.