Real estate is a valuable asset, and if you have more than you need—an unused second home, an investment property, a house too big now that the kids are grown—making a gift of that real estate can be advantageous for both you and Princeton.
Singer-musician-songwriter Anthony M. D’Amato ’10 was writing for Rolling Stone and Spin, producing his own music CDs, and sharing the stage with Bruce Springsteen before he even graduated from Princeton.
In the year since its formal launch at the University’s “Coming Back and Moving Forward” conference last October, the Connect initiative has made tremendous strides toward meeting its goals of raising $4 million and increasing participation by black alumni to 60% during the Aspire campaign.
Both the Schultz and Patterson families have found that charitable trusts created with Princeton have performed well through ups and downs of the market.
Whether they’re tutoring local middle schoolers from Trenton or teaching English in Peru, riding with local rescue squads or devoting a summer to helping prevent hunger and homelessness, Princeton undergraduates engage in all facets of civic service, limited only by their energy and interests.
Young people are using vacation time to expand their educational experience. For many Princeton students, the Global Seminars program is an ideal way to get the most out of their summers.
The Freshman Seminars program introduces first-year students to the challenges of studying complex subjects with a professor and a small group of peers.
Henry R. Martin ’48, who spent more than 50 years creating drawings for The New Yorker and other magazines, has donated nearly 700 original drawings and a selection of humorous books he wrote and/or illustrated to the University Library.
The 2009-10 Annual Giving campaign raised $48,582,819 -- the third highest total in its history -- with 60.8 percent of undergraduate alumni participating.