Pomona Now and Next

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This campaign ended on October 27, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Pomona College by clicking here!
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For the next four days... 

Give to Pomona Now & Next in support of Pomona students and faculty working together on real-world issues now to empower students to take on what comes next!

Give now and join us in celebrating and strengthening the unique opportunities provided by the Pomona student-professor relationship in research, learning, and mentorship. Plus, thanks to the incredible generosity of several Pomona Trustees, alumni and parents, your gift of any amount brings us closer to unlocking $250,000 in $50,000 increments, which will directly support student scholarships.

In the spirit of this weekend’s inaugural Ideas@Pomona Summit: Liberal Arts Now & Next in San Francisco, we are spotlighting the central dialogue between students and faculty that fuels exciting breakthroughs and allows for collaborative, real-world problem solving. By supporting this key feature of the Pomona College liberal arts experience, you are promoting the immediate and lasting impact of a liberal arts education in today’s world.

Because of the generous participation of Sagehens like you, Pomona has the resources to support the exceptional, one-to-one teaching and learning between students and faculty in the classroom and beyond. Among the many pieces of this critical component of the College, your donation today helps sustain:

  • Small, personal class sizes
  • An 8:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 186 distinguished, full-time professors
  • Funding for cutting-edge student research initiatives and programs, like the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

Contribute to a cornerstone of Pomona academics—give to #PomonaNowandNext today. And, watch our progress over these four days as our community unlocks five $50,000 bonus gifts toward $250,000 for scholarships!

Thank you!

We did it! $250,000 for students!

No words, Sagehens - other than WE DID IT! Cecil doesn't have any words either. Just...

1665 days ago by Michael Spicer
We Are at 847, Sagehens! So Close to Our 1,000 Goal!

Chirp Chirp, Sagehens!

I'm so happy to report from the Ideas@Pomona Summit that we are at 847 donors for Pomona Now & Next. 847! 

With just 153 more donors, we can unlock the final $50,000 for student scholarships. At $250,000, this is the BIGGEST unlocking gift campaign we have ever done. It would be so incredibly amazing to reach our 1,000 donor goal and earn that total amount for Pomona students!

We only have until midnight tonight, though. Now is the time to reach out to all of your Sagefriends and encourage them to join the effort and help us to reach our goal before time runs out!

Thank you so much for all you've contributed to Pomona Now & Next. As a current student, I appreciate your support immensely.


Shuxin Zhou '22

1666 days ago by Michael Spicer
Another $50,000 Unlocked! Now We Have $150,000!

Another $50,000 unlocked! That’s makes $150,000 we now have for scholarships. 

Woo hoo! With just over a day left of Pomona Now & Next, we have reached 600 donations! To everyone who has already donated — thank you, thank you, thank you! 

As a current student, I thoroughly appreciate your support as I continue to build relationships with the incredible professors at Pomona and am sure many other Sagehens (both those at Pomona now and those who are to come) feel the same!

If you haven’t given yet… there’s still time! Just think about this: dividing $50,000 by 200, your gift of anything of $1 or more has a value and is worth $250+whatever you give! And yes, I am a Math major.

Chirp chirp!  

Lily Feldman ’47 (just kidding, ’21)

1667 days ago by Kristen McCabe Romero
477 Donors and 47% of the Way to Our Goal!


We’re at 477 donors! And we’ve collectively raised more than $150K in total gifts for amazing faculty and students. Thanks to everyone who is taking part in Pomona Now & Next!

I’m going to be at the Ideas@Pomona Summit in S.F. beginning tomorrow and can’t wait to see us unlock more resources for students - there’s still another $150K for scholarships left as more Sagehens join in.

This awesome - Please share with your friends! Chirp!

Liam Reese ‘18

1667 days ago by Kristen McCabe Romero
We Reached Our First 200 Donors!

Hello everyone! 

We've just reached 200 donors on Pomona Now & Next, which unlocks $50,000 for scholarships! This makes me so happy because numerous Sagehens all across the board wouldn't be at Pomona without a scholarship, including myself and many of my friends. So, I am super grateful for all the support that Sagehens give back to the community! 

With that said, there are still three and a half days left to support Pomona students and faculty working together AND earn the remaining $200,000 towards scholarships for students.

I hope you’ll be sure to let your Sagehen friends know to check out Pomona Now & Next and help us get there. ANY amount makes the biggest difference! 

Thanks so much to everyone who helped us reach our first 200! Can't wait to see when we reach 400 donors!


Shuxin Zhou '22

1669 days ago by Kristen McCabe Romero

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