Annual Giving

The 1850 Fund

Fueling The Frederick Gunn School Experience
From experiential learning opportunities and faculty development, to student life activities, athletics, and financial aid, The 1850 Fund provides annual operating revenue for The Frederick Gunn School. Gifts of all sizes — from alumni, friends, faculty and staff, students, and families — collectively ensure the school can maintain our standards of excellence and improve where needed.

The Founders Society

Recognizing all alumni and parent leadership donors annually giving $1,850 or above to The 1850 Fund. Young alumni who graduated in the last 10 years qualify for membership in The Founders Society with a minimum annual gift of $925.

Volunteers

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. Go Gunn!

If you graduated between 1940 and 1990, please contact Bill Curren, Associate Director of The 1850 Fund at (860) 350-0189 or currenb@frederickgunn.org.

If you graduated between 1991 and 2021, please contact Marlon Fisher ’01, Associate Director of The 1850 Fund at (860) 350-0108 or fisherma@frederickgunn.org.

If you graduated in a year ending in 2 or 7, your Reunion is in June 2022! To join your Reunion Committee, please contact Christian Bianchi ’08, Associate Director of Reunion Programs at (860) 350-0101 or bianchic@frederickgunn.org.

FY 2021-22 Goals 

As of 10/1/2021

  • $213,118
  • $1,700,000

FY 2020-21 Annual Fund Awards

1960
Kenneth J Browne 1911 Award 
presented to the class with the largest class gift
 
1957
Margaret P Addicks H’02 Award 
presented to the class with the highest class participation with a minimum alumni body of 20
 
2014
Susan G. Graham H’12 Award 
presented to the young alumni class, up to 10 years out, with the highest participation
 
2012
W. Russ Elgin Award 
presented to the young alumni class, up to 10 years out, with the largest class gift