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Your Gift Makes a Difference

Educating women for leadership speaks directly to a compelling societal need. And no institution is better poised to answer this need than Smith College.

Thanks to the generous support of alumnae and friends like you, Smith is able to provide strong financial aid packages, world-class teaching and innovative programming that helps purposeful women develop the skills and the confidence to transform our world.


Graphic saying Here for Every Voice: Smith's Commitment to Scholarships


Smith College has launched an ambitious initiative to raise $75 million for scholarship aid. With your partnership, we will open Smith’s gates to the best minds. We will create opportunities that didn’t exist before. We will educate the next generation of women who will use their voices to lift communities, change policies, disrupt convention and create a more just and equitable world.

Together, we will ensure that cost is never an obstacle for any Smithie.

Smith’s Notable Numbers

Thanks to the Smith community, we are able to accomplish extraordinary things.

30 percent alumnae participation - 15,456 total donors - $80 Million Smith’s commitment to financial aid  - 67% Smith students receiving financial aid - $48,117 Average need-based grant for the Class of 2021 - $500,000+ Raised from gifts of $100 or less

Empowering Change

“Your gift truly makes a difference in creating a unique liberal arts environment that empowers women to lead change. After all, when Smith women put their minds to something, there are no limits to what they can achieve.”

—Kathleen McCartney, President


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