Special Funds

Through the generosity and vision of members of our community, special endowment funds are created in support of Chapin’s most cherished “assets”; faculty and students. With a gift to one of the funds listed below or by creating your own, your investment will have a long-lasting impact on Chapin.

Faculty Support

  • The Abigail Bristol '03 Fund in Support of Chapin Faculty Professional Development and Enrichment
  • The Bettina Goldstein Decker Fund
  • Ruth S. Proffitt '47 Faculty Endowment Fund
  • Sanger Faculty Fund
  • Tanaka Ueshima Family Global Studies Faculty Supporter Training Fund

Financial Aid

  • The Bassman Fund
  • Virginia Moffatt Nickerson '44 Fund
  • Mildred Jeanmaire Berendsen Endowment Fund
  • Mary Norman Whiteside Memorial Fund
  • Haven R. Bloom Scholarship Fund
  • Haven R. Bloom Summer Gymnastics Award Fund
  • Borock Fund
  • The L.W. Frohlich Charitable Trust
  • Anne Cox '36 and Mazie Cox '63 Special Emergency Fund
  • Amanda Gershon '88 Scholarship Fund
  • The Ethel Grey Stringfellow / Hsioh-ren and Ying-bao Wei Fund
  • Diane Irish Scholarship Fund for Lower School Students
  • The Neubauer Lower School Fund
  • The Sarah Paschall Davis Smith Fund
  • Patterson Kempner Scholarship Fund
  • Jean Houston Plum Scholarship Fund
  • The Frank and Connie Spencer Scholarship Fund
  • Hope Babette Tang '79 Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • The Margaret Yates Thorne '73 & Nathan C. Thorne Scholarship Fund
  • The William B. Weaver Fund
  • Helen Watson Buckner '35 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Other Named Funds (in support of academics and the student experience)

  • Mary Norman Whiteside Memorial Fund
  • Nicky Stout Chapin '52 Lecture Series Fund
  • The Earl and DePaola Global Studies Speaker Series/Panel Program
  • G. F. Robert Hanke and Lynn Hanke '73 Flower Fund
  • The Cynthia Wang World Language Fund
  • Electra Webb Bostwick '29 Fund for Visiting Artists
  • Magowan Art & Music Fund
  • Carolynn Matthews '87 Scholarship Fund
  • Electra Webb Bostwick '29 Fund for Visiting Artists
  • The Prager Endowment for Environmental Sciences
  • Head of the River Ranch Fund
  • The Mary Buckner Shea '64 and Robert B. Shea Endowment Fund for the support of the Mildred Jeanmaire Berendsen Information Technology Center
  • The Schrade Family Endowment Fund for the Enhancement of the Quality of Music
  • Swarzman Family Robotics Program

For questions about special funds, please contact Natasha Brown, Director of Advancement, at nbrown@chapin.edu or 212.744.5007.