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  • We Did It!
    Bates Fund

    Thank you to the alumni, parents and friends who made gifts in support of this year’s Bates Fund. To date, we have received more than $15 million.

    Bates Fund

    Thank you to the alumni, parents and friends who made gifts in support of this year’s Bates Fund. To date, we have received more than $15 million.

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    Friends of Bates Athletics

    The FBA includes alumni, parents, and friends who have an interest in athletics at Bates. Through financial contributions, the FBA strengthen the budgets of the varsity teams, helping those teams to become as competitive as possible.

    Friends of Bates Athletics

    The FBA includes alumni, parents, and friends who have an interest in athletics at Bates. Through financial contributions, the FBA strengthen the budgets of the varsity teams, helping those teams to become as competitive as possible.

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    Legacy Gifts

    By making a planned gift to Bates—you know you are supporting the work of dedicated faculty and wonderfully talented young people.

    Legacy Gifts

    By making a planned gift to Bates—you know you are supporting the work of dedicated faculty and wonderfully talented young people.


Supporting Bates

At the end of the day, we are known by the people we love and the institutions we support. Your loyalty to Bates, expressed in gifts of many kinds, encourages us in our mission. Please consider philanthropic support of Bates in ways that are personally meaningful to you. Thank you for your vote of confidence that a Bates education matters now, more than ever.


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