Leading by Example
The 1821 Society brings together supporters from each generation of Amherst graduates who are dedicated to ensuring that today’s students experience the fullest possible range of intellectual, athletic, artistic, and internship opportunities.
From faculty grants that support interdisciplinary study, to summer science research grants, to scholarships that meet 100% of demonstrated need, gifts at every level of the 1821 Society combine to touch nearly every corner of academic and student life at Amherst. The 1821 Society thanks its committed supporters through campus and regional events as well as yearly stewardship gifts.
1821 Society Membership and Recognition
Qualifying levels for 1821 Society membership are as follows.
|1821 Society for Young Alumni|
|1-5 yrs out||$41.67||$500|
|6-10 yrs out||$83.34||$1,000|
|Noah Webster Circle||$833.34||$10,000|
Learn more about 1821 Society Membership Recognition.
Last year, nearly 1,450 alumni, parents and friends joined or renewed their membership in the 1821 Society, contributing more than $7.5 million.