Family Engagement and Giving

Make a Gift

Gifts to The Exeter Fund allow us the flexibility to put your donation where it is needed most.

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Parents have a huge impact on student success

Benefit your Exonian now, and in the future, by providing unrestricted dollars that help close the gap between tuition and the true cost of an Exeter education.

Your gift directly contributes to life at Exeter — from supporting the College Counseling Office and our 63 athletic teams to providing service opportunities for students and professional development for teachers. And so much more.

We couldn’t do it without you.

Year in Numbers

Goal: 100% participation

Parents as of April 14, 2021:

53.74% participation 

Participation by class:

2021: 47.74% | 2022: 49.6%

2023: 58.72% | 2024: 58.52%

Make a Difference

Impact Giving

Some parents additionally choose to support the Academy through high impact gifts. Learn more about our giving priorities.

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Exeter Recognition Societies

Exeter would not be the remarkable school it is today without the philanthropic foresight of our loyal alumni, families and friends.  

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Why Give? 

With your support, Exonians will leave Exeter ready to create a better, more just world. 

Contact Us

Laura Schwartz

At no other time in my life have I been immersed in such a rich environment as during my four years as an Exeter student (though I do not miss the homework!). It is with joy and gratefulness that I can experience Exeter again, through the lens of my two sons (classes of 2020 and 2022). They are making friends from around the globe, finding their voices around the table and exploring new interests. It is fun to watch!

Jenifer FogelPrimary tabs

Jen grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Hartwick College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in History. She pursued a career in sales and event planning in Boston before starting a family. Jen has been at Phillips Exeter for more than 10 years; she started in the Major Gifts Department and has been in the Office of Family Engagement and Giving for three years. She lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts, with her family and family dog.

Ally Goddard

I grew up in Southern Maine and attended Gould Academy for high school. The four years I spent at a boarding school were transformational and ultimately led me to a career in independent schools. While at Gould, I participated in a number of clubs, including Gold Key, which was a student volunteer group that worked with the Alumni Office. After graduation, as a way to give back to the school I love, I served on the Gould Alumni Board from 2012 to 2018.

Every Gift Counts

Last year, Exeter received $268,024 total in gifts of less than $100.

Combined, that number represents the single largest Exeter Fund gift.