The Founder Society was established in 1973-74 to honor leadership donors to the school whose leadership support helps Miss Porter's School to meet its educational priorities now and in the future.
Gifts from Founder Society members typically comprise 80 percent of the Annual Fund total. Clearly, Founder Society donors are essential to the continued success of the Annual Fund and to providing crucial support for the operating budget.
Miss Porter's School Farmington Founder Society Levels
Head's Circle $50,000+
Miss Porter's School Associate $25,000–$49,999
Keep Circle $10,000–$24,999
1843 Circle $7,500–$9,999
Main Circle $5,000–$7,499
Farmington Founder $2,500–$4,999*
*$1,000–$4,999 for young Ancients up to the 15th Reunion
Miss Porter's School would not be the excepttional institution it is today without the consistent support of its Ancients, familes, and friends. Their annual contributions are foundational to our mission and demonstrate the kinship and strength of our community.
Daisy Chain Society - Since Graduation Donors who have loyally given to Miss Porter's School consecutively since graduation. Donation of all amounts are recognized, and formal acknowledgement begins in the fifth year of giving. Members of the Daisy Chain Society will receive discounted fees for their 5th Reunion.
The Ivy Society - Five Consecutive Year Donors who make loyal gifts of any size to Miss Porter's School. Special recognition ocurs at five, ten, twenty, thirty, forty, and fifty years of consecutive giving.
Consecutive years of giving are counted by fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30.
Benefits include recognition in the Annual Report and recognition at Reunion Weekend and Parent's Weekend.