Philanthropy Education

 Express Yourself

Tuition Free Day: March 3, 2011
Express Yourself

Click here to see what we did last year.
Click here to see see what we did in 2009.


Faculty and Staff it's not too late: Get with the plan and make your gift effortlessly and painlessly - sign up for payroll deductions!


Upcoming Events

Monthly Philanthropy Table in Prothro

2nd Thurs. of each month through Feb. 2011
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Celebrity Jeopardy!
 Homecoming 2010 Edition

September 24
8:00 p.m.

Annual Fund Run
     Registration Form
     Gift Record Sheet
     Annual Fund Trivia Review
October 21
12:00 p.m.

Philanthropy Week 2011
    Sweet Briar in Bloom Display 

February 28 - March 4, 2011
Tuition Free Day

March 3, 2011

A Sweet Day of Service

April 1, 2011



Trivia Barn
Thursday, February10, 2011

If you can't make it to the Philanthropy Education Table to win great prizes, test your philanthropic knowlede here. Check out the classic trivia quiz below and check back in the spring for a brand new trivia challenge.


  1. What is Tuition Freedom Day?
    1. The day of the year when tuition becomes free for everyone.
    2. The day that tuition money runs out and the College is supported solely by philanthropic gifts.
    3. The day that next year’s tuition and fees are announced.
    4. None of the above
  2. For a student paying the total comprehensive tuition fee of $41,090 to attend Sweet Briar, how much of her education is not covered by tuition? 
    1. 34%
    2. 58%
    3. 20%
    4. 39%
  3. During the 2006—2007 school year, what percentage of the senior class at Colgate University participated in the Senior Class Campaign?
    1. 94%
    2. 43%
    3. 65%
    4. 87%
  4. During 2009—2010, how much did SBC Phonathon raise in unrestricted gifts and pledges?
    1. $125,456
    2. $55,000
    3. $329,285
    4. $256,597
  5. In what way(s) can you help celebrate Tuition Freedom Day and Philanthropy Week?
    1. Educate yourself about philanthropy.
    2. Dress for Success
    3. Make your gift to the Annual Fund
    4. All of the above

Bonus: When is Tuition Freedom Day this year?

Click here for the oringinal question sheet and answers to the above questions as a pdf.


Trivia Archive
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Fund Run
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Thursday, February 10, 2011 

For more information, or if you want to get involved, contact Kristin Barnes ’08

 Summary of Winners


Monthly Drawing Winners
September Trivia Drawing:Desiree Williams '12

October Trivia Drawing:Cathy Rehak

November Trivia Drawing:TBA

Fund Run - October 21,2010
Trivia Drawing:Brian Glass

Best Team Name:"Chocoholics" sponsored by Connor Forren and featuring the ladies of Development

Best Team Uniform: TBA

 Fastest Short Course Time: TBA

 Most Money Raised:"Chocoholics" sponsored by Connor Forren and featuring the ladies of Development


View Event Photography

Check back after each event for fab-moo-lous pictures!

  • Friday, September 24, 2010: Celebrity Jeopardy! (Homecoming Edition)
  •  Thursday, October 21, 2010: 3rd Annual Fund Run