The Skidmore Fund touches every aspect of campus life, enhancing educational experiences, supporting world-class faculty and giving the College the resources to fund our most critical priorities, every day.
- Twenty percent. That’s how much more it costs to educate each student above and beyond tuition. Gifts for the Fund make up that difference
- Every gift—at every level—matters. As participation grows, so does the impact for students
- Maintain the best possible campus facilities for academics, the arts and athletics
- Recruit and retain exceptional faculty
- Expand integrative-learning experiences outside the classroom
- Increase campus sustainability
- Provide financial aid for talented students
OUR GOAL - $50 million
Updated April 2020
The Skidmore Fund proudly hit the $50 million Campaign goal on December 31, 2019 and continues to work to achieve its fiscal year 2020 goal of $7.4 million. As of January, the Fund has $2.1 million left to raise by May 31.
Help us Create More at Skidmore by supporting the Skidmore Fund today.
How You Can Help
- Up to $2,499 is pooled with gifts from other donors to support all aspects of a Skidmore education.
$2,500+ provides a leadership gift and membership in the President’s Society (sliding scale for recent graduates).
$5,000+ funds a career-related internship, a SEE-Beyond stipend or a named seat in the Arthur Zankel Music Center*.
$10,000+ provides scholarship support or funds a collaborative research project for next summer*.
*These examples represent just a few of the opportunities available
To make a gift, please visit our website or call the Office of Advancement at 518-580-5660.