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Smith College is a world-class institution because Smithies give their time, talent and treasure. Every dollar you give, social media post you share, club you lead, webinar you host and alum you mentor bolsters our beloved school. In turn, you benefit from the power of the Smith network and our legacy of paying it forward. Maybe it’s your social media post that Smithies are promoting, maybe it’s you that’s the mentee or maybe it’s you that’s listening to a nugget of wisdom on a webinar just when you need it most. If not today, then maybe tomorrow—that’s the beauty of being a Smith alum: you give and you get throughout the years.

By the Numbers

300+

Students receive Praxis scholarships annually

21%

of alums participate in giving on average

12,290

donors gave to Smith last year

Smith is life-changing and it means everything that I get to study here. Without my financial aid, I wouldn’t be able to afford Smith, and that would break my heart. I’ve been wanting to attend Smith since I was about 10. I grew up hearing magical Smith stories from my mom and her alum friends. I get to learn and grow in the same place she did. Smith is full of the history of amazing women. It will be an honor to carry on that legacy after graduation.
Olivia Rynberg-Going ’23

Alum Voices

“Smith taught me how important making a difference is. I knew I wanted to do something big, but I learned that the essence of doing something big is making a difference, leaving a legacy. At Smith, I saw women lead things. I saw women have big dreams. I saw women being vocal. That was really a transformational journey for me.”
Maliha Malek Quadir ’00, Founding Managing Director of Shohoz

Watch Maliha’s webinar.

“As a graduate of Smith, I have donated to the annual fundraising every year including the year I graduated. Since I am the first person in my family to go to college and I received financial assistance to attend Smith, I truly believe it is important that I contribute to the fundraising efforts and help the college support other students who are attending Smith.”
N’Goundo Magassa ’02

Learn more about N’Goundo.

N’Goundo Magassa

Make an Impact

Explore the ways you can make a direct impact on Smith now and in the future.

We rely on volunteers to fulfill numerous roles that have a real and lasting impact on Smith. You can:

Our incredible students become incredible leaders, doers and changemakers in the world. Lend your talent to Smith by:

In the News

Alumnae News

Joy Felt Around the World

Smith alums from 15 countries gather in Seoul to cheer on inauguration and celebrate.

  • Alumnae News
  • October 31, 2023
A group of Smith alums sit next to a Smith College poster.

The Smith Fund

As a donor to The Smith Fund, you can open up a world of opportunities and help transform lives. Donations at regular intervals make a big difference. Smith Fund donations never go to the endowment—the funds are spent in the year in which they are received. You are the source of Smith’s power.

Contact Alumnae Relations & Development

Alumnae House
33 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
 

Phone: 800-526-2023 or 413-585-2020

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