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Arboretum

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Supporting the Arboretum

Ways to support the arboretum

(see also Current needs)


Membership in the Hamilton College Arboretum Association

Your contribution will help the Hamilton College Arboretum and the Root Glen to delight, inspire, and educate current and future generations. Annual membership contributions supplement the operating revenues.

 

Hamilton College Arboretum Fund

The Hamilton College Arboretum Fund is an endowed fund initiated by Thomas C. Succop, Class of 1958, as an incentive to encourage the establishment of the Arboretum at Hamilton College. Income from the Fund supports landscape and site work maintenance, and upgrading or additions at the College beyond what is provided by the annual operating budget for these purposes.

Special gifts to the endowment fund will generally or specifically underwrite priority long-term needs for the enhancement or maintenance of the Grounds. Contributions may support internships and educational programs, including research, seminars, lectures, biology and horticultural studies. Gifts may support the acquisition of materials and the development of displays.


Memorial Dedications and Honorary Gifts

You can make a gift that will be a lasting tribute in honor or in memory of friends and loved ones, including a dedicated tree or bench. Please contact Sharon Rippey, Director, Alumni Relations, 315-859-4672, 800-296-6098, or e-mail at srippey@hamilton.edu.


Estate Plans

You can provide lasting support for the Arboretum through a testamentary bequest or a life income gift. Donors who provide this kind of support are honored as members of The Joel Bristol Associates. The purpose for the bequest or planned gift may be designated. For more information, please visit www.hamilton.edu/alumni/plannedgiving.