Gift Opportunities

Donors can support Mount Holyoke's mission and goals in many ways. The College offers a wide range of named opportunities at a variety of giving levels for each of its priorities. Each amount is based on a gift or pledge made over a period of five years or less.


$5 million Science Center Endowment
$4 million Presidential Innovation Fund for New Initiatives
$3 million Distinguished Professorship (new position)
$2 million Professorship
$1.5 million Associate Professorship
Visiting Professorship
Science Equipment Endowment
Fund for International Students
$1 million International Internship Fund
Fellowships for Study Abroad
Dean of Faculty Discretionary Fund
Diverse Community Endowment
$500,000 Weissman Center Symposia Fund
McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives Program Fund
Environmental Initiatives
Visiting Scholars Fund
Dean of the College Discretionary Fund
Student/Faculty Summer Research & Travel Fund
Faculty and Curriculum Development
$250,000 Laboratory Start-Up and Improvement Fund
Technology Resources
Faculty Prize Fund
Performing Arts Fund
Visual Arts Fund
Distinguished Lecturer Fund
Summer Teaching Fund
$100,000 Scholarship Fund
Learning Abroad Fund
Student Internship Fund
Program Development Fund
Art Museum Support Fund
Student Activities Fund
Library Acquisition Fund
Coaches’ Endowment
Departmental Funds


The Mount Holyoke Fund

Faculty Support

$100,000 Professorship
$75,000 Visiting Faculty
$50,000 Faculty Sabbatical
Classroom and Laboratory Technology
New Science Faculty Lab Start-up
$25,000 Faculty Development Fund

Student Support

$100,000 The Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts
Learning Abroad
$50,000 21st Century Scholar
$25,000 Peer-Mentoring
International Students
Inclusiveness and Diversity Initiatives
$15,000 Eliot House
Preprofessional Programs
$10,000 The Mount Holyoke Fund Scholars Program


Other Expendable

$600,000 Technology Commons in Dwight Hall
Faculty/Student Course Work Area
$500,000 Accessibility Projects
Elevators in Eliot House and Williston Library
$250,000 Campus-wide Wireless Technology