As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.

Each year through your contributions, the Alumni Association is able to support a variety of activities, projects and services that enhance the lives of students and alumni alike. Pinkerton Academy is a 501 3(c) non-profit organization and your gift donations to the Alumni Association are 100% tax deductible.

Donations can be mailed to Pinkerton Academy

Alumni Center, 5 Pinkerton St. Derry, NH 03038. 

Your Donation Makes a Difference!

The Alumni Association supports many projects and programs that benefit both alumni and students alike.We appreciate your support in the ways, causes or formats that work best for you. If you do not find them in the choices below, please contact our Alumni Director, Anne Massa Parker '86 at

Description of Funds
Alumni Building Fund - The Alumni Building Fund supports the Old Academy Building, now the Alumni Center, which is the original schoolhouse built in 1814, and other building maintenance projects determined by the Alumni Association. Featured glass negatives, made into prints, taken by former Headmaster Edward Angell, are now on display at the Alumni Center. The archives are managed through this office by Mark Mastromarino '79. 

Alumnus Fund - The Alumnus Fund allows the Alumnus magazine to be printed and mailed to our 25,000+ alumni, free of charge, three times a year. 

Alumni Association Fund - Donations to this fund are unrestricted and can be used by the Alumni Association at their discretion. This fund helps pay for the many projects undertaken by the association each year providing student support as well as meeting both the needs of the academy and our many alumni. The Association provides money to the Academy's Homeless fund each December and annually gives four $250grants to deserving Pinkerton Clubs and Organizations.

Campaign for Excellence - Monies earmarked for this fund are managed by the Trustees and help bolster the Academy's endowment for projects that fall outside of the operating budget. In the past, various departments have benefitted from the money, including Fine Arts, Athletics, Facilities, and Technology.

Fine Arts - Support one of the following: studio arts, music, choral, band, dance, or theatre.

Athletics - Donate to the team or program of choice.