Bennington Fund

The Bennington experience is transformative, life-changing, and deeply personal. Bennington students can explore ideas and create beyond what they knew existed. A gift to the Bennington Fund helps ensure that today's students are given the opportunity to take their educational experience to unexpected heights.

The Bennington Fund is a critical current-use stream of funding renewed each and every year to benefit the undergraduate experience, including financial aid, campus renewal, Field Work Term, academic programming, and faculty support.

To address the most urgent needs of our students and to provide additional support for faculty as they begin to teach in this new way, we have established the COVID-19 Impact Fund, a special initiative of the Bennington Fund. The College is incurring significant new costs associated with this crisis—from expanding technological support for students and faculty to emergency travel funding for students—and this Fund will allow us to assist students with unforeseen expenses, and students and faculty in the transition to remote learning.

The Bennington community is stronger today than it has ever been, and our connection to one another is reaffirmed by your kindness, compassion, and generosity. Please join us in supporting today’s students by making your gift to the Bennington Fund. 

Thank you!

The Pond and CAPA

Ways to Give

Make your gift online

Giving to Bennington is easy and appreciated. Make an online gift to Bennington today.

Give by phone or mail

All you have to do is call our office at 800-598-2979. We will return your call shortly, as we are currently working remotely. If you wish to mail in your gift, please send it to:

Bennington College
Institutional Advancement
One College Drive
Bennington, VT 05201

Art for Access

Bennington advances its commitment to access with this innovative philanthropic program that invites donors to contribute works of art to fund scholarships. To learn more about Art for Access, visit our website.

Donor-Advised Funds

If you use a donor-advised fund (DAF) to distribute your charitable contributions, this online tool simplifies and speeds up the process.

Increase your support

Double or triple the impact of your gift by participating in your employer’s matching gift program. View participating employers

Join our monthly giving programthe simplest way to increase your support.

Special Gifts

Designate your gift for special funds such as the Student Gift, the 1970s scholarship, or the COVID-19 Impact Fund.

Gift of Stock or Wire Transfer

To make a gift of stock or mutual funds, please follow these instructions:

If you would like to make a gift via wire transfer, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement via email or at 800-598-2979. The Federal Tax ID number for Bennington College is 03-0179414.

Plan your legacy

Planned giving is one way to ensure your philanthropy is in line with your life’s work. Find out more about the myriad ways you can plan your gift.

Celebrate Your Anniversary

Annual support sustains the critical current-use stream of funding each and every year.