Fifty Five Fund for Senior Thesis Research

Fiscal Year 2019

Date:                                October 23, 2019

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.

 

  2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
      
Book Value, May $102,309 $102,309 $102,309 $102,309 $102,309
      
Market Value, May $2,134,525 $2,146,396 $2,002,238 $1,888,514 $1,928,895
      
 
Appreciation
$2,032,216 $2,044,087 $1,899,929 $1,786,205 $1,826,586
Income Available $112,401 (fy20)$108,077 (fy19)$87,328 (fy18)$79,970 (fy17)$76,162 (fy16)
Recipients to Date 1271 1217 1161 1111 1047
 
Recipients Last Year 54 56 50 64 63

 

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 fiscal year.

 

Report prepared by:  Frances Yuan, Associate Director, Office of Donor Relations, Princeton University

609-258-8224 or fyuan@princeton.edu


 

 

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