Smith College is proud to be a vital part of Northampton and a partner in its success. This information attempts to capture the extent of the college’s economic, civic and cultural participation in the life of a city we value and celebrate.
The college spends an estimated $12 million each year with local businesses. Estimated spending by students and visitors is an additional $3.7 million.
Smith is Northampton’s largest institutional donor to the United Way of Hampshire County, with $150,960 in contributions in 2012-13.
Smith is Northampton's largest taxpayer, and paid a total of about $1.39 million in real estate taxes and fees to the city in 2012-13.