Why Give?

Your gift to Hunter affects every student and every teacher every day. Your donation helps finance academic initiatives, attract and retain an outstanding faculty as well as a diverse and talented student body, and sustain the excellence of HCHS programs.

View the HCHSAA Gift Acceptance Policy.

The Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association (HCHSAA) is a 501©(3) organization, and all gifts made to the HCHSAA are tax-deductible.

Annual Fund

The annual fund allows unrestricted funds to cover but not limited to general operations, promotional materials and other expenses not covered by restricted funds.

Programming Fund

The programming fund encompasses a diverse range of initiatives, from organizing engaging alumni events and enriching student programs to facilitating field trips, study abroad opportunities, special lectures, and educational programs. Additionally, it supports essential  High School experiences such as prom and other senior events, theatre productions, diversity initiatives, and mentoring programs.

Capital Fund

The capital fund will support essential improvements, encompassing upgrades to classrooms and faculty offices, as well as investments in music instruments, lab equipment, and art supplies/books,etc., ensuring a dynamic and enriching environment for all at Hunter College High School.

Emergency Fund

The emergency fund serves as a multifaceted support system, offering aid to students in times of financial crises, providing travel assistance, extending support during bereavement, contributing to school renovations, and fostering social impact initiatives that align with the passion and dedication of Hunter College High School students.

Reunion Fund

The reunion fund for the reunion will ensure a memorable and meaningful gathering, supporting all the necessary elements that make reunions special, from venue arrangements and travel accommodations to nostalgic mementos and engaging activities that bring our Hunter College High School community together once again.