Fifty Five Fund for Senior Thesis Research

 

Date:    October 10, 018
 
Report Prepared for:
    
Princeton Class of 1955
 
Year Established:
    
1980 - 25th Reunion
 
Purpose:
    
Princeton Senior Thesis
 
Fund Description:
   

 
Provide Grants to defray expenses related to Senior Thesis projects of unusual promise.

 

Fiscal Year:      2017-18     2016-17     2015-16    2014-15            2013-14
 
Book Value, May:
 
$    102,309
 
     102,309

 

     102,309

 

    102,309            102,309

 
Market Value, May:
 
$ 2,146,396

 

  2,002,238

 
  1,888,514

 

 1,928,895         1,755,578

 
Appreciation:
 
$ 2,044,087
 
  1,899,929
 
  1,786,205

 

 1,826,586         1,653,269     

 
Income Available:
 
$    108,077
 
       87,328
 
       87,328
 
      76,162             72,535       
 
Total Recipients to Date:
 
       1217
 
        1161
 
        1111
 
       1047                  987           
 
Recipients Last Year:
 
         56
 
           50
 
           64
 
          63                    52

 

Definitions:

   Book Value – Gift amount vested in Princeton’s investment pool, prior to earning any return. This capital consists of the original contribution plus any other contributions to the fund, including matching gifts.

   Market Value – Total value of the fund, including additions and appreciation.

   Appreciation – Difference between book value and market value, indicating how much the fund has grown. Income - Amount available for spending during the current fiscal year.

 

Report Prepared by: Lisa Dunkley '83, Project Analyst, Office of Donor Relations, Princeton University

                                                    609-258-8947 or dunkley@princeon.edu

 

 

 

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