Gifts to the Academy

Philanthropic gifts to The Governor's Academy are as vitally important to the school’s future today as they were when Governor William Dummer bequeathed his family farm to create a school in 1763. Today, more so than ever, there are many ways to support the Academy, including gifts to The Governor's Fund, the endowment, capital projects, and planned gifts through wills and trusts.

To learn more about achieving your philanthropic goals and supporting the Academy, please contact the Office of Advancement at 978.499.3185.

leadership gift levels

The 1763 Society~$50,000 and above
The Milestone Society~$25,000-$49,999
The William Dummer Society~$10,000-$24,999
The Elm Street Society~$5,000-$9,999
The Master Moody Society~$2,500-$4,999
The Headmaster's Society~$1,000-$2,499
The Lt. Governor's Society (graduates of the last decade)~$100 and above


Many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage employees to contribute to non-profit organizations. These programs allow you to potentially double, or even triple the value of your gift!

See if your company will match your gift:

Anything is Possible, A Newsletter from the Head of School is published twice annually. Follow the latest news from Govs and learn about the progress of With True Courage, The Campaign for Governor’s.

Meet the Advancement Office

Jennifer Kyte

Director of Donor Relations

Diane Parsons

Prospect Management & Research Analyst
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With True Courage, The Campaign for Governor’s will enhance every aspect of the Governor’s experience. Our comprehensive fundraising campaign, launched in October 2017, has three focus areas: endowment, annual fund, and capital projects. Growing the endowment will allow the Academy to fund additional student financial aid and robust professional development for our faculty. The Governor’s Fund, our annual fund, is needed every year to supplement tuition dollars and sustain our programs, curriculum, and campus. Finally, we have three exciting capital projects planned: a new environmental studies center on the banks of the Parker River, a renovated and expanded student center, and new faculty housing.