Colby 2013 Philanthropic Initiatives

Giving Opportunities

Endowment and Capital Initiatives
student in labThe foundation of Colby's long-term financial health is its endowment, and strengthening the endowment is Colby's top fiscal priority. A strong endowment ensures that we continue to expand and enhance the quality of the entire Colby experience for students. Colby Fund logo
Colby Fund
The Colby Fund is our living endowment and supports important areas such as financial aid, academic programs, libraries, and athletics.

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Donor Profiles
Michael ’66 and Sally Gordon
Michael ’66 and Sally Gordon As the result of a $5-million gift for financial aid from Trustee Michael Gordon ’66 and his wife Sally, one or two Colby students in each class will be able to attend the College with substantial scholarship aid.

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Douglas M. Schair ’67
Douglas M. Schair '67 Doug Schair met Kurt Swenson and Tom Watson in 1963 when all three pledged the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. They ended up as roommates, and so began a lifelong friendship.

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