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20222023 Strength in Numbers

Donor Support

For 225 years, Milton Academy has fostered critical thinkers and changemakers, all under the guidance of world-class faculty and staff. With donors like you investing in Milton, we will continue to do so for years to come. Thank you!



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Total Proportion of Budget Funded by Philanthropy

Endowment Totals

Tuition covers only 72% of a Milton education, so other sources of revenue, such as endowment revenue, help to bridge the gap. Endowment gifts help to minimize the school’s dependence on tuition and allow for long-term planning.



Endowed Funds



Financial Aid Endowed Funds

Milton Fund Totals

From $150 for one student to attend the AISNE Students of Color Conference to $5,000 to shuttle the Community Engagement Programs and Partnerships volunteers for a year, gifts of all levels to the Milton Fund provide the resources to meet the needs of Milton’s students, faculty, and staff that cannot be met through tuition or room and board alone. The Milton Fund provides a crucial 7% of the operating budget for Milton annually that meets a wide range of the school’s needs. Whether through extracurricular activities, financial aid, or resources for talented faculty members, your generosity makes a difference and fuels the essential programs that set Milton apart from other educational institutions. Thank you for your annual support.



Milton Fund Donors



Milton Fund Dollars

Giving Societies

Members of the Milton Fund’s giving societies are the lifeblood of Milton Academy’s annual current-use budget. This year, 59.3% of donors to the Milton Fund were members of Milton Loyal, which recognizes donors who show their devotion to the school year after year with repeated annual giving. Members of our 1798 Circle, which recognizes our steadfast leadership donors, generously contributed 79% of our total Milton Fund dollars. Milton Loyal and 1798 Circle members ensure our financial stability to continue providing the best education to today’s engaged citizens and the leaders of tomorrow. Thank you!



Milton Loyal Donors



1798 Circle Donors



New Milton Loyal Members



New 1798 Circle Members

Challenge Results

Fall Reunion Challenge: 

In November of 2022, Trustee and Reunion year alumnus Doug Crocker ’58 challenged Reunion-year alumni to secure 100 donors by Giving Tuesday, with $50,000 for Milton on the line. Alumni came together and surpassed that goal with 121 donors! Thank you to Doug and our donors for helping to kick off our Reunion Gift campaign with such success.



Fall Reunion Challenge Donors



Fall Reunion Challenge Dollars

Giving Day: 

On March 9, we invited our alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends to come together and Imagine the Possibilities for Milton. Our community exceeded our 1,000-donor goal and earned the Tom ’92 and Kulin Reardon P ’26 $100K challenge, contributing a record-breaking $1,076,851 to the Milton Fund. The possibilities are endless, thanks to your generosity!



Giving Day Donors



Giving Day Dollars

Shout-Out to Todd Challenge: 

In June, our community came together to share their well wishes for our outgoing Head of School Todd Bland. Our donors helped ensure the school will have the resources to continue Todd’s legacy of strengthening financial aid, expanding faculty development, broadening diversity and inclusion, and funding Milton’s greatest needs. Thank you for shouting your kindness!



Shout-Out to Todd Challenge Donors



Shout-Out to Todd Challenge Dollars

Class of 1998 Challenge: 

In honor of their 25th Reunion, the Class of 1998 exceeded their $100,000 challenge goal and earned a $50,000 challenge from an anonymous challenger. In total, the Class of 1998 alumni contributed a record-breaking $310,423 to the Milton Fund. Thank you for supporting today’s students!



Class of 1998 Donors



Class of 1998 Dollars

Senior Gift Challenge: 

This year, the Class of 2023 banded together to meet their 50% participation goal and secured $10,000 for financial aid from an anonymous challenger. Thank you for setting an example of the amazing things your class can accomplish for future generations of Mustangs!


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Volunteers and Engagement

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