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ConnectOne Bank serves the financial needs of independent K-12 educational institutions, colleges, and universities in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and beyond. Recognized for outstanding client services and accessibility to decision-makers, ConnectOne Bank offers creative solutions including cash management services, school campus renovation and expansion financing, endowment investment management, and a Bank-donation Affinity Program.
Contact Person: Mark Cardone, First Senior Vice President:, 908-206-2860

CulinArt operates on-site dining facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic region and California. We customize dining programs to schools’ individual needs based on student demographics, regional and cultural preferences, and the mission of the school. CulinArt ensures our dining programs minimize their environmental impact and ensure sustainability through local sourcing, recycling, food waste reduction, and other efforts. Our independent school clients include George School, Germantown Friends School, William Penn Charter School, Trinity-Pawling School and others.
Contact information: Bob Kelly ( & Dan McGill (
A.W.G. Dewar Inc. has been serving independent schools with the Tuition Refund Plan since 1930.This unique insurance product helps schools protect tuition income from losses caused by student withdrawals and dismissals during the academic year. Parents also receive protection of their contracted tuition commitment. 

Contact information: Dana Tufts, or 617-774-1555

Facing the Future develops relevant sustainability education resources that offer a broad understanding about the various connections and global issues related to sustainability, with meaningful studies that foster a learner’s critical-thinking skills and personal desire to take action with a solutions-oriented approach to achieve a sustainable future. Contact information: Keith Kelley at

The mission of Friends Journal is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. Enrich your Quaker teaching with our stories and resources! All subscriptions include 11 issues per year plus full access to our 55+ year digital archive online. |

ONLINE. PAPERLESS. EASY. Pictures on meetinghouse porches tie school portraits to the Quaker education. Schools choose Schoolhouse Pictures to offer their parents better quality and to differentiate them from other schools. Contact: Mary Beth Kully, Founder and CEO.

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