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2022 - 2023

Impact Report

Thank you.

More than 2,100 alumnae/i, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends, and 190 volunteers of Goucher College chose to be a Goucher Philanthropist. Gifts of resources and time strengthen our Goucher spirit, making a tremendous difference for our people and programs.

Goucher Philanthropist



In the Fiscal Year 2022-23 (ending June 30, 2023), Goucher College raised more than $20 million in commitments to support our people, programs, and resources. Click the button below for more information about the impact of philanthropy at Goucher.

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Over 180

programs and initiatives
were supported by Goucher Philanthropists, including:

Community-Based Learning programs

provide travel expenses for more than 100 student volunteers for service work at local farms, food and housing insecurity organizations, social impact groups, and tutoring positions in Baltimore County Public Schools, as well as transportation for 37 courses with integrated community-engaged learning curriculums.

The Janet Cane Fisher ’38 Fund

which provided
$11,245 in emergency aid to students and their families.

The virtual Micro-Internships Program

which saw more than 113 alumni volunteers and student participants—the latter receiving payments from the philanthropy-fueled Goucher Internship Fellowship Fund and other internship funds.

$1.25 million

was raised for financial aid and 4 new scholarships were created in Fiscal Year 2022-23.

57 percent

57% of surveyed students in a student-led marketing survey stated their personal philanthropic priority was financial aid support


students received a named scholarship or fellowship

97 percent

97% of Goucher students receive financial aid, 
much of which is supported by philanthropy


students received a scholarship for study abroad opportunities


was raised for the

Greater Goucher Fund

The Greater Goucher Fund (GGF) provides funding to the College’s areas of greatest need. Your unrestricted generosity to the GGF and other unrestricted program funds enable Goucher to invest in the immediate needs of the institution. Last year, the GGF and unrestricted philanthropy supported:

  • Equipment and software purchases for the Department of Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences
  • Instructional materials and publication purchases, as well as printing of exhibition catalogs for the Department of Studio Art
  • Travel expenses and conference fees for faculty within the Department of Political Science


alumnae/i donors


new donors


student donors


alumnae/i donors


new donors


student donors


alumnae/i donors


new donors


student donors

Season of Giving

The 3rd annual Season of Giving was the most successful yet, seeing more than 580 Goucher Philanthropists give


Crushing our goal by twenty percent!

President Kent Devereaux and his wife, Jan Sutcliffe, donated $10 for every donor who participated in the Season of Giving, directing their contribution to a fund chosen by students. Over 70 students voted to support the Goucher Advocates for Emotional Wellness Fund. Lynn K. Ingalls, Class of 1978 and Parent of the Class of 2023, matched an additional $2,500 during the Season of Giving.

Blue & Gold Society

The Blue and Gold Athletics Fund supports Goucher’s athletic programs. More than $239,000 was raised in support of 14 teams—from Men’s Tennis to the sixth nationally ranked Goucher Equestrian Team, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023.

234 donors

joined the Blue and Gold Society


Current Amount

$96 Million


$100 Million

$12 Million

in commitments were received in FY22-23 for the construction of the Science Innovation Center, a key priority of the [UNDAUNTED] Campaign.

$1.2 Million

was received through government grants, in support of laboratory equipment and resource purchases.

Thank you.

Everyone who gives to Goucher is a Goucher Philanthropist. Alumni and friends like you advance the mission of Goucher College to provide an innovative liberal arts education to all. Your generosity extends beyond the gift of resources. It demonstrates your commitment to the transformative power a Goucher education can have, nurtures a diverse and inclusive campus, and empowers the next generation of leaders.