Northampton Fund

Your Gift. Your Choice. Big Impact.

More than 2,500 supporters raised $2.2 million for the Williston Northampton Fund in 2019-2020—thank you! Join us in supporting the people and programs that make a Williston Northampton School education transformative by directing your support to an area that matters most to you. Indicate your preference on the giving form when you make your gift.


Discussion-based and technology-enhanced: collaborative, innovative small classes emphasize communication, problem-solving, research, and critical thinking.

The Arts

From theater to chorus, from galleries to state-of-the-art studios, support students in experiencing the joy of creativity.


More than 60 teams in 35 sports. Support our scholar-athletes whose participation teaches teamwork, sportsmanship, and perseverance.


Maintaining our historic, 125-acre campus is no small undertaking. From dorms to the Reed Campus Center, to our theater and turf fields, your gift keeps our campus running!


Our faculty are committed teachers, mentors, coaches, and dorm parents. We recruit and retain the very best. Help support them with professional development and advanced-degree opportunities.

Financial Aid

We award more than $6 million annually in financial aid to 43 percent of students. Your commitment to providing a transformative education changes lives.

Student Life

Student leadership programs, 34 clubs/organizations, fun weekend activities—there’s no shortage of opportunities for students to discover their passion and build community.

  • Parent Giving

    Gifts from parents and families account for approximately one-third of the overall Williston Northampton Fund each year. Learn more about how your gift makes a difference.

  • Reunion Giving

    Your reunion is a time to reflect on the impact of Williston Northampton in your life. Find out how you can help to ensure that students continue to have access to the same transformative experiences. Learn more about Reunion Giving.

  • Founders Day - Annual Day of Giving

    Save the date for next year: Wednesday, February 17, 2021! Thank you to the more than 1,500 alumni, parents, and friends who made a gift on Founders Day this year and helped us #RingTheBell to support our students and faculty.

Recognition Societies

Our three recognition societies are just one of the many ways we thank you for gift, celebrating leadership, loyalty and legacy – please join us!

Williston Northampton Fund—Giving by the Numbers

Number of first-time donors
Number of gifts received in 24 hours on Founders Day
Amount raised from 2,500 donors
Number of dollars raised from 1,594 gifts of $100 or less
Number of leadership donors in the 1841 Society, including the Young Alumni Wildcat Club!
The range of gifts received. The smallest gift received was $1; the largest was $50,000.

Thank You!

Your investment in the Williston Northampton School supports expansive and immersive learning, professional growth opportunities for our faculty, and financial aid to more than 40 percent of our student body

Contact Us

For more information about alumni events, how to connect with classmates, or making a donation, write us at alumni@williston.com, or call (800) 469-4559. You can also visit our alumni and advancement staff directory.