A meaningful financial investment in the future of the School in celebration of your 50th Reunion.
Each May, Alumni Weekend attracts almost 1000 alumni, family and friends for walks, talks, Back to Class, picnics, parties, meeting old friends, making new ones and, of course, the Grand March! The 50th Reunion is an opportunity to reconnect with Lawrenceville and serves as an occasion for the class to leave a unique legacy to the School, which drives the 50th Reunion Campaign.
As you approach your 50th Reunion, we hope you will reflect fondly on your time at Lawrenceville and consider joining your classmates on campus for Alumni Weekend, which is traditionally the first weekend in May. We also hope you will consider making a meaningful financial investment in the future of the School in celebration of your 50th Reunion.
The Class Reunion Gift
The Class Reunion Gift includes all new gifts and gift intentions beginning on July 1 of the 46th reunion year and ending on June 30 of the 50th reunion year, to encourage stretch gifts and more expansive thinking about gift possibilities. If you choose to make a pledge, you will have five years to fulfill your commitment – allowing you to maximize the impact of your gift to Lawrenceville.
Here are some of the ways you can contribute to your Class Reunion Gift:
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The Lawrenceville Fund
The Lawrenceville Fund is the School’s annual fund, which makes up about 10 percent of the School’s operating expenses each year. It is vitally important to the day-to-day operations of the School. Funds are unrestricted, which allows the School to support the areas of greatest need. These most commonly include financial aid, faculty support, athletics, and the arts.
Capital gifts to Lawrenceville provide essential funds to maintain those qualities that define Lawrenceville. These gifts include endowed funds for scholarships, campus infrastructure and faculty chairs, as well as current projects and operational needs.
Planned gifts to Lawrenceville include bequests, life-income arrangements, and other deferred gifts. Making a planned gift to Lawrenceville also qualifies you for membership in the John Cleve Green Society. For more information, visit the Planned Giving page.
Gifts of Securities
Gifts of long-term appreciated stock (owned for a year or longer) and mutual funds offer a quick and tax efficient way to make a lasting gift to Lawrenceville. Visit the Marketable Securitiespage for more information.
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