Support Tisch College

Tisch College relies on the generous support of people like you in order to fufill our mission of educating every student at Tufts University for a lifetime of active citizenship. Make a gift online.

What your gift can support

$25,000:    Provide a one-year scholarship for a Tufts undergraduate, ensuring that we can educate active citizens from all backgrounds.
$15,000: Support three groups of students in completing self-designed international projects through the Active Citizenship Summer program.
$10,000: Provide the incoming undergraduate class a meaningful community-based experience during Orientation.
$8,000: Support Tufts faculty to conduct initial pioneering community-based research. Recently, two research initiatives started with seed funding from Tisch College both received grants for $2.5 million.
$5,000: Support a paid summer internship in Somerville or Washington, D.C. through the Active Citizenship Summer program..
$2,500: Provide seed funding for a student project through the Civic Engagement Fund. Previous projects have gone on to become self-sustaining student initiatives.
$1,000: Support a speaker series of inspirational community leaders who can share real world active citizenship experiences.
$500:  Provide supplies for one Tisch Scholar’s work with a local organization. Every year, Tisch College supports the work of 60 Scholars in Tufts host communities of Medford, Somerville, and Boston’s Chinatown.

Ways to support Tisch College
Here are 3 easy ways you can ensure that your contribution will go directly to Tisch College:

Go to
Select a School: Tisch College
Select “Area of Greatest Need” for the Tisch College Annual fund

By Check
Please make checks payable to Trustees of Tufts College and note the designation for Tisch College. Mail to:
Miriam McLean, Tufts University
80 George Street, Medford, MA  02155

By Phone
You can call Tufts’ toll-free number 866-351-5184 from anywhere in North America to make a gift via credit card.  Again, please be sure to specify the designation.

  • Gifts are tax deductible, as allowed by law in the United States and Canada.
  • Our fiscal year is from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.
  • Matching gifts can double and even triple your gift to Tufts. If you or your spouse are affiliated with a matching gift company, please contact your human resources office to obtain a matching gift form, and then return the form to Tufts with your gift. (To find out if an employer is a matching gift company, please visit

Thank you for your generous support active citizenship at Tufts University and for all you do for the university.