When you give to the Parents and Grandparents Fund, you:

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Sustain Dartmouth’s vital financial aid program.

One out of two Dartmouth students relies on financial aid, allowing the best and brightest students to attend, no matter their financial circumstances. Our diverse student population helps keep our community strong and vibrant.

Support the finest liberal arts education anywhere.

Dartmouth pairs hands-on learning with the resources of a major research institution. Our students learn by doing, in labs, libraries, and classrooms.

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Allow us to recruit outstanding scholars who love to teach.

Dartmouth has a 7:1 student-faculty ratio, giving our students ready access to world-class scholar-mentors.

Provide our students with life-changing experiences, on campus and off.

Dartmouth leads the Ivies in faculty-led study abroad programs. And, notably, 80 percent of our students take part in internships in organizations around the world.

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Help prepare our students with leadership skills to excel in the wider world.

Dartmouth boasts 79 Rhodes Scholars, 177 members of Congress, 179 Olympians, and a Nobel Prize winner—among other notable alumni.

Answering the Call to Lead

Gifts to the Dartmouth Parents and Grandparents Fund and all areas of the institution are included in The Call to Lead, Dartmouth’s comprehensive campaign which will:

  • Advance Dartmouth’s distinctive educational model to its fullest expression,
  • Pursue discoveries that benefit humankind, and
  • Prepare students for lives of wise leadership.

Thank you for joining this supportive community of parents and families by making a gift today.

In fiscal year 2019, the Parents and Grandparents Fund raised $4 million from 1,102 families. Thank you!

Make your gift today