Recognizing Leadership Donors

Groton publishes an Annual Report of Giving recognizing those who have supported the school. Every gift makes an impact and we are grateful to alumni, parents, grandparents, and friends who have made Groton a philanthropic priority.

Leadership Giving Societies

Peabody Society for gifts $50,000 and up. Named for Endicott Peabody, Groton’s founder.

Headmaster’s Captains Society for gifts starting at $37,500. The Captains level was created in 2014 and changes yearly to reflect the difference between tuition and the true cost of a Groton education. A plaque listing annual donors at the Captains level and above hangs in Headmaster Maqubela’s office.

Gardner Society for gifts from $25,000–$37,499. Named for Amory Gardner, one of Groton’s first teachers.

Billings Society for gifts from $10,000–$24,999. Named for Reverend Sherrard Billings, another of Groton’s founding teachers.

Brooks House for gifts from $5,000–$9,999. Brooks House, for which this is named, is a significant building on the Circle, housing many of our dorms.

Hundred House for gifts from $2,500–$4,999. Hundred House, for which this is named, is an iconic building on the Circle that includes the Headmaster’s House and dorms, as well as gathering spaces and administration offices.

1884 Society for gifts from $1,884–$2,499. Groton was founded in 1884.

Schoolhouse Society for gifts from $1,000–$1,883.* The Schoolhouse is the heart and hub of our beautiful campus and the academic foundation of a Groton education.

*Alumni who graduated from the most recent ten forms are recognized at this level with gifts of $500 and up.

Groton honors alumni who loyally give year after year to the school. Alumni who have made a gift of any size to the Groton Fund for at least the past five consecutive years are recognized by having a “G” next to their name in the Annual Report of Giving.   

Many of our alumni, parents, and friends have also chosen to include Groton in their estate plans by making a planned gift to the school. More information is on our Planned Giving page.
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