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    The Catalyst Fund

    Trustee chair Mike Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15 announces the $11.5 million Catalyst Fund, the largest collective gift in Bates history.

    The Catalyst Fund

    Trustee chair Mike Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15 announces the $11.5 million Catalyst Fund, the largest collective gift in Bates history.

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    Senior Gift

    The Class of 2014 Senior Gift set records for the most donors and dollars, 406 and $9,506 respectively.

    Senior Gift

    The Class of 2014 Senior Gift set records for the most donors and dollars, 406 and $9,506 respectively.

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    A Banner Year

    Bates closes the giving year with more than $16 million in total gifts.

    A Banner Year

    Bates closes the giving year with more than $16 million in total gifts.


Thank you!


A Message from the President

Clayton Spencer, Report of Giving 2014We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am grateful to the many donors like you who have chosen to make the college a priority in your giving. These are exciting times at the college. With more than $16 million in gifts this year and the Trustees’ generous Catalyst Fund commitment, donors are moving Bates forward in tangible ways. Already your gifts have allowed us to increase financial aid, support innovations in teaching and learning, and strengthen the student experience. Your commitment ensures that talented students from all backgrounds will continue to benefit from the power and promise of a Bates education. Your gifts fuel the momentum that will keep Bates at the forefront of America’s liberal arts colleges.

— President Clayton Spencer

 


What You Supported

Students and faculty feel the impact of your gifts every day.

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Who Gave

Gifts to the college from all sources totaled more than $16 million, a 33 percent increase over 2012-13.
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How You Gave

Donors support the Bates mission in a variety of ways.
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Bates Fund

The Bates Fund, including gifts to Friends of Bates Athletics, provides vital support for academic, athletic and co-curricular programs.
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