Everyone has a different reason for pulling out the checkbook and writing a check to Grinnell. We asked several Grinnellians for their thoughts on philanthropy and the College.
Joel Spiegel '78
Why give to Grinnell? Trustee Joel Spiegel says the College needs to stress how giving through Grinnell can make a difference in the world.
Bob Tree '49
Class Fund Director Bob Tree says numbers matter when it comes to alumni giving.
Trish Fitzgibbons Anderson '80
Chair of the trustee Development Committee Trish Fitzgibbons Anderson believes the opportunities at Grinnell are worth supporting.
Frank Rathje '50
For Frank Rathje, it was a faculty adviser at Grinnell who really made all the difference: Curtis Bradford, a professor of English.
Fred Little '53
Trustee Fred Little remembers the wish of Joe Rosenfield '25 -- to make the College "impregnable."