Support CLA

We at City Light Academy greatly appreciate any support you can give with your time, talent and resources. We are grateful for your interest in partnering with us. Please contact us!

As an independent Christian school City Light Academy in part depends upon the generosity of donors to advance its mission.

Your financial partnership makes it possible for us to allow relatively affordable tuition as well as to a limited extent provide tuition assistance and the extra tutoring required to create the best possible learning experience for every student at City Light Academy.

Frequently asked questions: 

Is my donation tax-deductible?

City Light Academy Inc. has federal tax exempt status as a public charity under Section 501 (c) (3).  Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

Is my online donation secure?

The security and confidentiality of your information is highest priority.  We use industry-leading technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. All online donations are processed via, which is the most widely used payment gateway to process payments online and handles all of the security necessary for processing the transaction and then transfers the money into our bank account. We receive an electronic notification for each donation. All financial information is encrypted and stored by our bank to Level 1 PCI compliant standards. Level 1 PCI compliance is a set of rules stated by credit card companies and audited by an independent third party. Level 1 PCI is the highest possible rating. Additionally, all transmission to our banking partner and on our side is via an encrypted HTTPS connection. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else and we will only share personal information if you give us specific permission to do so.

Can I make recurring online donations?

Yes, and we encourage it as it supports us financially on a more sustainable basis. Any amount is appreciated and very small recurring donations from many people will add up! Our Treasurer will be happy to set up a recurring online donation.  It is very easy and we just need your information once. Please contact our Treasurer at or just call at (203) 5248254

What is the address for sending checks in the mail?

If you prefer to mail a check, please address the check to City Light Academy. Until we have secured a permanent address, please send the check directly to our Treasurer, Ralph Schoenrock, 830 Rock Rimmon Rd, Stamford, 06903

Do I get a receipt?

A donation receipt will be send to you at the email address you provide on this form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each month when your donation is processed.