Throughout the year, alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff around the world showed that this community is Dickinson Strong.

Despite global challenges, Dickinsonians came together to support our historic mission with more than $16 million in gifts and commitments for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Thanks to you, we are preparing the next generation of citizen leaders at a time when the world needs Dickinsonians more than ever. Thank you for your support!

Dickinson is stronger because of your support.

Thank you!

Over $16M
in total gifts and commitments
>$8.3M
raised in annual support for Dickinson
57%
increase over last year in annual giving through the Dickinson Fund
$1.34M
raised in a single day during Day of Giving


Your Gifts At Work

Your Gifts At Work

Your gifts this year helped students turn their passions into purpose and become difference-makers.


Donor Profiles

Donor Profiles

Members of our community are doing amazing things to support this college and help Dickinsonians change the world. Read more about their inspirational stories.


"The members of my class of Scroll and Key wanted to help alleviate the problems that had struck members of our global community with the onset of the pandemic. The best way we could do this was to encourage the Dickinson community to contribute to the Emergency Response Fund."

- Kevin Ssonko ’20


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DICKINSON DAY OF GIVING

Rising to a New Challenge on Dickinson’s Day of Giving

At a time of national and global crisis, Dickinsonians came together to help ensure that the college’s enduring mission could continue.

 

  • 3,105 gifts from alumni, parents and friends supported areas like the Emergency Response Fund, the Dickinson Fund, scholarship and the McAndrews Fund for Athletics.
  • $699,047 raised for the Emergency Response Fund, which provided much-needed resources for financial aid, student travel, technology costs and other expenses related to Dickinson’s response to COVID-19.

Report on Giving: Mermaid Society

Report on Giving: Mermaid Society

Gifts from Mermaid Society members accounted for 65% of total giving to the college in 2019-20

Report on Giving: John Dickinson Society

Report on Giving: John Dickinson Society

John Dickinson Society members raised more than $2 million for scholarships in 2019-20


"This semester, as students transitioned to remote learning, I was particularly moved by the efforts of the Dickinson community to ensure a continued Dickinson experience. From the beginning, students, faculty and staff reached out, and I knew that I had people on my side throughout this new journey."

- Syd Todd ’22