Named for Mary Lu Durbin, the first director of the nursery school, Sally Schoenecker, the second director and Anne Marie Schweiss, the third director. The fund provides:
- financial aid to families to defray tuition costs/assist during emergencies such as unemployment or a medical crisis.
- enrichment activities for all students and staff.
The fund is approximately $10,000-15,000 and is granted annually. Money is raised through private donations and fundraising activities.