The Fenn School endowment helps provide financial stability for the School. Over the past nine decades, alumni, families, and friends have created endowed funds to provide long-term financial support for Fenn.
If you are interested in learning more about establishing a fund or supporting one listed below, please contact Veronica Jorge-Curtis, Director of Advancement, at 978-318-3520.
Established in July 2011 with gifts from family and friends in memory of Read Albright. Income from the fund supports need-based financial aid for under-represented students of color.
Established in June 1994 by Barry and MaryAnn Rosen, parents of Jonathan E. Rosen ’94. This fund honors Walter Birge, Fenn’s fourth headmaster, and its income supports a graduation prize for philanthropy and support of the Fenn community.
Established in April 1998 by Dick and Ann Marie Connolly, parents of Richard F. Connolly III ’98, Ryan E. Connolly ’99, and Kevin S. Connolly ’03, with gifts from family and friends. The fund honors the memory Mr. Connolly’s mother, and income generated by the fund supports scholarships for Fenn students in need of financial assistance.
Established in January 1981 by Dr. and Mrs. J. Philip Kistler, parents of Philip C. W. Kistler ’82 and David W. Kistler ’83. This fund was created as part of the Foundation for Fenn’s Future campaign, chaired by Wendy Kistler. Income generated by the fund supports the development and enrichment of Fenn’s faculty through grants for “summer sabbaticals.”
Established in October 2013 in memory of Bob Duncan with gifts from family and friends. Income from the fund supports the needs of the school’s Marching Band program such equipment replacement and repair, competition/festival expenses, or any other related areas.
Established in May 2009 by an anonymous Fenn family. This fund supports the sons of Fenn’s faculty and staff enrolled under the tuition remission and financial aid programs who require additional funding for tutoring and other school programs, such as instrumental music instruction, band, language trips, and hockey.
Established in January 2005 by an anonymous Fenn family. This fund supports Fenn’s commitment to encourage, guide, and teach philanthropy to its students. Income from this fund promotes philanthropic outreach by Fenn students through volunteerism, fundraising, and grant making.
Established by the Class of 1965 at the time of their 25th reunion in 1990 in memory of their classmate Sam Fleming. Income from the fund supports the annual Fleming Prize awarded at Fenn’s graduation.
Established in 2005 by members of Roger and Eleanor Fenn’s family. Income from this fund is used to enhance Fenn’s academic life through both professional development opportunities for the faculty and whole-school programs, thus ensuring the continued evolution of Fenn’s innovative curriculum and the educational vision of its founders.
Established in March 2006 by Lily Mulvany and her sons Jonathon P. Mulvany ’85, Taragh T. Mulvany ’87, and David M. Mulvany ’95. Income from the fund supports the maintenance and updating of the Mulvany Center, which was dedicated in Jack Mulvany’s memory in 1991.
Established in October 1998 by Tom and Bonnie Rosse, parents of Jonathon J. Rosse ’04 and grandparents of Evan T. Rosse ’03 and Kyle B. Rosse ’05. This fund provides income to provide tuition assistance for a minority student who demonstrates financial need, academic stability, and soundness of character.
Established in July 2011 with gifts from family and friends in memory of Jay Samoylenko. Income from the fund supports need-based financial aid for under-represented students of color.
Established in November 2007 in memory of Robert W. Swift by his wife Priscilla Swift and their sons Jonathan “Deacon” Swift ’99 and Robert W. Swift IV ’00, as well as family and friends. Income from this fund supports the athletic program at Fenn.
Established in August 1997 by Katherine Upchurch Takvorian and Ronald W. Takvorian, parents of Samuel Upchurch Tavorian ’99. This fund honors the memory of Mrs. Takvorian’s mother, and its income supports Fenn students in need of financial aid.