The 1812 Leadership Circle is a dedicated group of alumni and friends of the College who make an annual gift of $2,500 or more. Given at one time, or in installments throughout the year, one's total contribution to Hamilton, including matching gifts, counts toward membership.
GOLD members are invited to join at special introductory levels: Alumni 1-4 years after graduation qualify for membership with gifts of $1,000 or more; alumni 5-9 years after graduation qualify with gifts of $1,500 or more. Learn more about the 1812 Leadership Circle...
Hamilton honors planned gift donors or anyone who has made an estate plan provision in favor of the College with membership as a Joel Bristol Associates. The College has a long-standing tradition of bequest and life payment contributions. During the past 25 years, more than $60 million of life payment gifts have been completed.
Alumni and friends who have contributed to Hamilton for 10 or more consecutive years, or in the case of our youngest nine classes, every year since graduation, are recognized as Continuous Continentals. These donors are distinguished with a (cc) next to their name on the online Honor Roll of Donors. Continuous Continentals are the foundation of Hamilton's enviable participation record and boast extended personal legacies of support.
Hamilton is grateful for gifts of all amounts, which helps fulfill its mission to provide the finest liberal arts education possible. All supporters of the College are recognized on the Honor Roll of Donors.