Why Give to the Thomas Fund

Your gift to the Thomas Fund is the most important gift you can make to Thomas College.

Why? Quite simply the Thomas Fund is the cornerstone of every effort to help Thomas students move forward.

Financial Aid
Give students financial aid to help them make it to graduation.

Athletic and Student Life Programs
Help athletic programs as well as clubs and activities such as dance, drama, and leadership develop and thrive.

Faculty and Academic Development
Assist faculty in enhancing their courses and professional development.

Technology and Resources
Invest in information technology and library resources, plus programs like peer tutoring and mentoring, to help students continue to learn outside of the classroom. doing what you can for the Thomas Fund, you will encourage others to give, from alumni to foundations and everyone in between - making your support of students go even further. In fact, as of March 22, 2011, all contributions to the Thomas Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by The Harold Alfond Foundation.

More than 1/3 of today's Thomas students make the Dean's List every semester. In addition, more than 70% represent the first generation in their families to attend college. Plus, 95% rely on financial aid including scholarships.

Thomas students work hard to earn degrees and move on to successful personal and professional lives—and your gift to the Thomas Fund brings them one step closer to those goals. 

Did you know?

85% of alumni live in Maine
with the other 15% representing
every other state and 14 countries.


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