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How to Give
Your gift will support current and future Swarthmore students.
Current Fundraising Priorities
All gifts to Swarthmore make the College an extraordinary place to live, learn, and grow. The initiatives listed below are a few of our current priorities to support Swarthmore students today and for generations to come.
Ways to Support Students
Whether you make a current use gift through The Swarthmore Fund or contribute to an endowed fund, your generosity will impact the lives of current and future students. Learn more about:
Thanks to the generosity of the donors who care about making a Swarthmore education accessible, I have the opportunity to change my future.
Mwangangi Kalii ’23
Donor Recognition Societies
Why Giving Matters
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Swarthmore is one of only 11 colleges and universities in the nation to both admit students without consideration of their ability to pay and meet 100% of a family's determined need without loans.
Why Giving Matters70%
Tuition only covers 70% of the total cost of educating one student.
Why Giving Matters$363,102
The total amount contributed by donors who made a gift of $100 or less during the 2018–19 fiscal year.
We are deeply grateful to the 22,818 alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, friends, and organizations who contributed more than $440 million to Swarthmore College's Changing Lives, Changing the World campaign. Your generosity transformed Swarthmore by connecting the liberal arts, building an inclusive community, enhancing our social impact, and creating vital spaces.