The 1821 Society and our Leadership Giving Societies bring together Annual Fund supporters from each generation of Amherst graduates and parents 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.
|Annual Gift||Monthly Gift|
|1821 Society (alumni 1-5 years out)||$500||$42|
|1821 Society (alumni 6-10 years out)||$1,000||$84|
|The Octagon Society||$5000||$417|
|The Noah Webster Circle||$10,000||$834|
|The Quadrangle Society
All of the Noah Webster Circle recognition listed above.
The 1821 Society is named for the year the College was founded. The Noah Webster Circle honors the man and philanthropist who became the College's most famous founder.