Gifts to the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Annual Appeal allow us the flexibility to direct support to alumnae initiatives that are of the greatest priority and to seize unique opportunities, which empower and strengthen our sisterhood. Thank you for your support!
The Ivy Society of the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College
The Ivy Society recognizes those who have thoughtfully included support through the AADC in their financial and estate plans. Because of you, our sisterhood will continue to be strengthened in the future.
Mabel Smith Douglass Leadership Circle
The Mabel Smith Douglass Leadership Circle recognizes the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College’s most loyal and committed supporters. Members firmly believe in the AADC’s core values and support the AADC’s Annual Appeal which provide us the flexibility to seize unique opportunities which empower and strengthen our sisterhood, to direct funds to alumnae programs and initiatives that are of the greatest priority; and to support general administration which allows us to be a best-in-class alumnae organization.
Elizabeth Rodman Voorhees Society
A founding benefactor of the College, Mrs. Voorhees also bequeathed her estate for the purpose of constructing and endowing a Chapel and left specific instructions that the building include a fireplace and staircase for use in the annual Yule Log ceremony.
Gifts of $25,000+
Neilson Family Society
Three generations of the Neilson Family served as benefactors; James Neilson was a notable benefactor and member of the Board of Managers when alma mater was founded. Mr. Neilson donated much of the land on which Douglass Campus is located.
Gifts of $10,000 – $24,999
Leonor F. Loree, a Rutgers University trustee, funded the construction of an Athletic Field on the Douglass Campus, and was asked to name the field. He called the field “Antilles” in memory of the first American transport to be sunk in World War I.
Gifts of $5,000 – $9,999
Mr. and Mrs. Drury Cooper owned a home directly across the street from College Hall during alma maters first year of operation. In 1919, the couple gifted the house to the College and Cooper Hall became the College’s second building.
Gifts of $1,000 – $4,999
Jameson Young Alumnae Society (Class Years 2007-2017)
A large part of the land for the Jameson Campus was acquired for the College through the generosity of a member of the Rutgers University Board of Trustees, Edwin C. Jameson. To honor Mr. Jameson’s wife, it was named the Mary Gardner Jameson Campus. (First 10 years post-graduation)
Gifts of $300 – $999
Fellowship and Special Opportunity Benefactors
Benefactors to alumnae Fellowships and special opportunity funds enrich the educational experience of alumnae. Their vital support allows alumnae to achieve their goals.
Unrestricted gifts provide support to our mission. All gifts will be assessed an administrative fee of five (5) or ten (10) percent, depending on the size of the gift, to be used for operational purposes. Per the Agreement, the Annual Appeal is not on behalf of NJC, DRC, Douglass, or Rutgers.