Annual Giving

The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund

Every gift counts. Gifts to The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund - of all sizes - add up to impact the lives of FGS students and faculty, every day. From providing financial aid and faculty development, to fueling experiential learning opportunities and student life activities, annual unrestricted support of The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund allows the school to maintain our standard of excellence and improve where needed.

Your gift to The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund directly develops the next generation of well-rounded citizens with great strength of character. 

Annual Giving Societies

The Frederick Gunn School’s giving societies celebrate our most dedicated donors. At every giving level, these donors demonstrate their support for Mr. Gunn’s school and its mission. 

The FGS Founders Society recognizes alumni donors to The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund who give at the leadership level of $1,850 or more. Young Alumni Level $925*

*Graduates of the last 10 years qualify for Founders Society membership with a gift of 50 percent of the introductory level.

The Founders Society

The Gunnery Circle     $50,000 +
Gibson    $25,000 - $49,999
1850 Society $10,000 - $24,999
Brinsmade $5,000 - $9,999
Red and Gray $1,850 - $4,999


Additional Giving Levels

Gunn Associates $1,000 - $1,849
Highlanders $500 - $999
The Quad up to $499

Become a Class Agent

Love The Frederick Gunn School and want to help keep your class connected? Volunteer as a Class Agent! To learn more about the mission of FGS Class Agents, please contact the appropriate staff member below:

If you graduated between 1940 and 1988, please contact Bill Curren, Associate Director of The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund at (860) 350-0189 or currenb@frederickgunn.org

If you graduated between 1989 and 2019, please contact Hope Thorn, Senior Associate Director of The Frederick Gunn School Annual Fund at (860) 350-0184 or thornh@frederickgunn.org.

If you graduated in a year ending in 0 or 5, your Reunion is in June 2020! To join your Reunion Committee, please contact Christian Bianchi ’08, Associate Director of Reunion Programs at (860) 350-0101 or bianchic@frederickgunn.org.

2019-20 Annual Fund Goal

Dollar goal: $1.5 million
The giving year runs from July 1 to June 30.

Progress as of June 30, 2020

  • $1,522,082
  • $1,500,000