Class of 2018 Senior Gift
WHAT IS SENIOR GIFT?
Senior Gift is a Caltech tradition that demonstrates the impact of philanthropy on the daily lives of Techers. Though most campus news stories focus on gifts in the millions of dollars,. Here’s why:
- The percentage of alumni who give back at any level affects our U.S. News and World Report ranking, increasing the value of a Caltech degree.
- Alumni participation incentivizes larger corporations and foundations to invest in Caltech.
- If every one of our living alumni worldwide gave just $20, it would be enough to pay for tuition, room, and board for 7 current Caltech students.
- 50-80% of MIT seniors typically give to senior gift, and Caltech generally hovers between 35-45%. We can do better than that.
Because participation is so important, Senior Gift is more about promoting the act of giving than it is about raising a huge sum. Seniors typically give $20.1X in honor of their class year. Some give $5 or $10, a few give $50 or $100, and.
Progress to Goal
($ raised)^(% participation)
For more details, please contact:
Kathleen LaManna, Assistant Director, Student Philanthropy
626-395-6286 | firstname.lastname@example.org