Senior Fund

It is a tradition at Brunswick for each Senior Class to provide a meaningful parting gift to the School. This substantial gift from each senior parent commemorates and celebrates the years their son enjoyed at Brunswick. Most years have achieved 100% parent participation. Gifts to the senior fund may be eligible for a matching gift if your employer participates in such a program. For a list of matching gift participant companies, click here.

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  • The Class of 2021

    The Class of 2021 Senior Gift Committee, co-chaired by Eryn and Mike Bingle (P ’21), and Jennifer and Scott Mackesy (P ’21), will focus its efforts on two emerging priorities in the lives and educations of future Brunswick boys — increasing access to the life-changing experiences offered at our Vermont campus and creating a scholarship to underwrite the tuition of two deserving students to be admitted soon.

    Acquiring the Vermont campus in 2017 significantly enhanced Brunswick’s program offerings. Currently, every sophomore benefits from unplugged and hands-on experiences, bonding, and exploration while immersed in the outdoors with his classmates. Gifts to this year’s Senior Fund will underwrite construction of eight new cottages, along with a bathroom and shower facility, expanding opportunities for more Brunswick boys of varied ages to experience the Vermont campus and opening the possibility of a summer camp.

    Our new scholarship will provide four years of tuition for two deserving Upper School boys, underscoring the importance, especially now, of our strong support for the diversity and excellence of Brunswick’s student body. As the pandemic continues to strain our families’ and our school’s resources, we eagerly support Brunswick’s generous commitment to financial aid.

    We are excited to announce that the parents of the Class of 2021 have been challenged with raising $1.5 million to fund these two significant priorities. In gratitude for our efforts, when we achieve our goal, Brunswick will proudly name the new cottage compound and the new scholarship fund in honor of the Class of 2021.    

    Each and every contribution to the 2021 Senior Fund helps to make these very necessary additions to Brunswick’s facilities and programs a reality.

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  • Click here for a list of the 2021 Senior Fund Committee members

    Eryn & Mike Bingle, Co-Chair
    Jennifer & Scott Mackesy, Co-Chair
    Sara & Seth Alvord
    Molly & Rich Aube
    Jen & Rob Berkley
    Amy McGrath & Masood Bhatti
    Maritza & Jeff Block
    Cathy & Rob Carangelo
    Rachel & Peter DaPuzzo
    Colleen Ferguson Clark & Michael Clark
    Jacquie & John Lange
    Angela & Rob Michalik
    Barbara & Tim Michels
    Magdalena Zavalia Miguens & Lisandro Miguens
    Margo & Shep Murray
    Jill Oberlander & Larry Penn
    Karen & Charlie Shaffer
    Lara Spencer & Rick McVey
    Jenny & Philip Trahanas
    Vickie & Dan Waters

Past Senior Fund Gifts

The Class of 2020 Senior Fund raised $1.5 mm towards the purchase of 45 Patterson Avenue.


The Class of 2019 Senior Fund raised $1.6 mm to construct the passageway connecting the Lower School and Middle school campuses.

The Class of 2018 Senior Fund raised $2.0 mm to name the Manor House on our new Middle School campus. The Manor House provides housing for nine of our faculty interns.  


The Class of 2017 Senior Fund raised $1.8 mm to name three of the four new houses built on the back field of the Maher Avenue Campus, increasing housing options offered to faculty and staff.  

The Class of 2016 Senior Fund raised $1.08 mm to increase housing options offered to Faculty and Staff.  

The Class of 2015 Senior Fund raised $1.3mm to endow a distinguished visiting lecture series for faculty.
The Class of 2014 Senior Fund raised $943,000 to renovate the commercial space on Sherwood Avenue to create additional faculty housing.
The Class of 2013 Senior Fund raised $1.6 million to endow the Faculty Summer Institute. The institute will provide new benefits in both compensation and opportunites for professional enhancement for faculty beginning in 2014.

The Class of 2012 Senior Fund raised $1.32 million for the Faculty Housing Fund, supporting the additional purchase of housing for the faculty.

The Class of 2011 Senior Fund raised over $1.2 million to support the purchase of additional housing for our faculty.

The Class of 2010 raised $875,687 to name the Upper School Art Gallery in Brunswick’s Center for the Arts.

The Class of 2009 Senior Fund endowed a full scholarship and created The Class of 2009 Cosby Scholar by raising $801,790 in honor of beloved faculty member, mentor and coach, Robert L. Cosby.

The Class of 2008 Senior Fund exceeded their $1,000,000 goal and named the Upper School main entryway glass atrium.

The Class of 2007 Senior Fund raised $1.2 million for faculty housing on the Maher Avenue campus.

The Class of 2006 endowed "The Class of 2006 Award for Program Excellence" and met its Senior Fund goal of $1,000,000.

The Class of 2005 raised $583,210 to endow the Class of 2005 Lecture Series.

The classes of 2004 and 2003 both designated their gifts to build faculty homes on the King Street campus. Each class met or exceeded it goal of $750,000 and $650,000 respectively with 100% participation.

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  • CARES Act Charitable Deduction Changes

    With the recent passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, two important changes were made to the tax code impacting charitable deductions for 2020.

    1. For taxpayers who take the standard deduction, you may now take an above-the-line deduction of up to $300. This deduction does not apply to contributions to a Donor Advised Fund.

    2. For taxpayers who itemize their deductions, the CARES Act suspends (for 2020) the limitation on your deduction amount for charitable cash contributions. The limitation was previously set at 60% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). Again, this suspension does not apply to contributions to Donor Advised Funds.

    As always, we encourage you to consult with your tax advisor for more information.

Need Additional Information?

For stock/wire transfer instructions or general questions, please contact:

Krista Bruce
Annual Fund Director

Brunswick School Greenwich, CT

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