When you invest in New England College of Optometry, you invest in the future of eye care. Your decision to support optometric education has an immediate impact on our students, the patients, and research.
Join NECO's Mission
Our donors are essential partners in strengthening the mission of the college. Your generosity in supporting optometric education and improving eye health has an immediate impact on our students and on the patients served through NECO’s clinical network.
Generous gifts from the NECO community around the globe help us continue the legacy of preparing the next generation of eye care providers, teachers, researchers, and innovators.
Ways to Give
From recurring monthly contributions that fit your budget to planned giving options, there are many ways you can support NECO.
The Impact of Your Gift
Your contributions make a big difference in the lives of our students—and in the quality of our academic, clinical, and research programs.
Make a Gift. Make a Difference.
Your gift of any size will make a direct impact on the lives of our students and in the communities we serve.
Your Gifts in Action
Your decision to support optometric education has an immediate impact on our students, the patients served through our clinical network, and the research underway in NECO’s labs. A gift to NECO is more than a gift to the school—it’s an investment in the future of eye care.
Total Gifts in 2020
Our alumni, friends, and corporate partners donated more than $900,000, including funds to establish new scholarships.
Scholarship giving is one way to impact students on their journey to becoming an optometrist.
NECO Leadership Donors
Major gifts and corporate donors are an important part of the NECO giving program.
The Board of Trustees of the New England College of Optometry has established an endowed, need-based scholarship to honor Clifford “Scotty” Scott, OD, MPH and his more than fifty years—and counting—of contributions to the college.