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Pathways to Giving

Giving Opportunities

NECO's alumni and friends are essential to one of the core missions of the College: to educate the world leaders of tomorrow for careers in eye and vision care, research, and education. You can contribute in several ways.

Giving Societies

Giving Societies honor individuals who have contributed greatly to NECO’s continued success through large gifts and estate planning.

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Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund help support items such as student financial aid, community outreach programs, curriculum innovations, and clinical facilities. 

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Leadership Scholarships

The Leadership Mentors and Scholars Program matches student leaders to mentors who provide a tuition stipend during their years at NECO. 

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Planned Giving Options

Planned giving is finding ways to make charitable gifts now or after your lifetime to make a lasting impact on the College, the community, and the future of optometric education.  

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Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts allow donors to honor a special person in their life – a friend, loved one, or mentor – or to commemorate a special occasion. 

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Ways to Give

Donate Online

Use our secure portal to make a gift or recurring gifts for general support of the College or for a specific purpose of your choosing.

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Donate by Mail

Send a donation by check to the following address:

New England College of Optometry
Office of Institutional Advancement
424 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02115

Donate by Phone

For your security, we cannot accept donations by phone. Please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 617-587-5585 to learn about different methods of payment.