Long Walk Societies (LWS) were formed in 1992 to demonstrate the
College’s appreciation for leadership gifts to Trinity. The LWS bring
together generations of donors and volunteers – veteran leaders and
emerging leaders – to support virtually every aspect of academic and student life.
are civic-minded alumni and parents, engaged members of the community
who give at the leadership level. They understand that their gifts are an investment in an exceptional liberal arts
education and they choose to prioritize Trinity College in their
Benefits of Membership:
To express our
appreciation for your loyal and generous support, the College offers the
LWS members recognition in our Annual Report of Philanthropy and at
Long Walk Societies events. LWS members also have exclusive access to
several LWS events on campus and regional receptions throughout the
Joining the Long Walk Societies may be easier than you think:
The LWS extends a special invitation to young alumni classes through the 10th Reunion with a gift of $100 multiplied by the number of years since graduation. Each year following, the amount required to sustain membership increases by $100. We encourage you to take a leadership role by joining the LWS and becoming a guiding force in the future of the College. Remember that corporate matching gifts are included as part of your total giving.
For example, during the 2016 fiscal year (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016), the Young Alumni are LWS members with the following gifts:
Class of 2016 = $100; Class of 2015 = $200; Class of 2014 = $300; Class of 2013 = $400; Class of 2012 = $500; Class of 2011 = $600; Class of 2010 = $700; Class of 2009 = $800; Class of 2008 = $900; Class of 2007 = $1,000.
Matching Gifts & Monthly Payments
may have a charitable matching gift program that increases your total
gift at no cost to you. For more information, visit www.matchinggifts.com/trincoll
Gifts may be made in monthly or quarterly installments over the course of the fund year (July 1 - June 30).
For more information about the LWS, please contact Erin Pollard
, Long Walk Societies Program Director, at (860) 297-4229.