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Contributions, Friends, and Donors

The Monadnock Summer Lyceum's income is generated solely from donations and sponsorships. The organization is run entirely by volunteers, so that income goes right into the program.  Our expenses include offering a modest honorarium to speakers, printing of promotional and publicity materials, updating sound and recording equipment and paying for rental fees.

We invite you to join the Lyceum Committee in support of this valuable summer program.  We appreciate your tax deductible contributions which are acknowledged in the following categories in our programs each year and on our website.

  • Angels         $500 or more
  • Patrons        $250 or more
  • Founders     $182.80, commemorating our foundation date of 1828
  • Friends        $100 or more
  • Supporters   $50 or more

All donations are tax deductible.

Checks may be mailed to : Monadnock Summer Lyceum, 25 Main Street, Peterborough NH 03458.

Or, donate online below...



We would like to thank the following local businesses and organizations for their ongoing support: Blue Bass Design, Jill Shaffer Graphic Design, Riverhouse, Birchwood Inn, M & T Bank, The Toadstool Bookshops of NH, Peterborough Town Library, Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Monadnock Shopper News, and Keene Sentinel ELF.

Sponsors 2023

Belletetes, Putnam Foundation, Gilbert Verney Foundation, RiverMead, Monadnock Community Hospital, Reading Foundation, Peterborough Folk Music, and RBC Wealth Management

Donors 2023


Daniel & Debbie Bruchez, Peter Rotch, Virginia Lee Miller, Deborah & Randolph Roody, Anne Franz, Diane Hanson, Anonymous



Joel & Anne Huberman, Bob & Tori Haring-Smith, Deborah Zug, Tom & Bev Westheimer, Andrew & Emily Manns, Elaine Holden, Peter & Jeanne Henriques, James Slabe



Mary Kaplan, Kate Coon, Johanna Simpson, Bob & Jane Eckert, Louise Malcolm



John Bordenet, Van & Julie Zimmer, Debra & Dwight Bowie, Robert Coulter, Hélène & Lawrence Bickford, Paul Santos & Anne Stuart, Eleanor Briggs, Peter & Suzanne Read, Thomas Cowan & David Jette, Sally Woodford, William Frantz, Anne Twitchell, Ann & Rick Latham, Patricia Lange, Carol & Gerald Boyle, Michael LIchter & Valerie Atkins, Julia & Gregory Cardinal, Shari & Richard Gelber, Susan Stanbury, Chip & Marcy Southgate, Ruth & Jerry Greene, Christiana Leonard, Dottie Bauer, Lynn & Arthur Simington, Bo Dean, Sarah Dengler & Mark Beal



Alan Jay Rom, June Hagen, Celeste & Walter Snitko, Peter Johnson & Carol Hamilton, Jane Richards-Jones, Mary Ellen Bushnell, Nancy Salmon, Meredith Martin, Marny Gannett, David & Susan Lord, Nancy Arnold, Ted Leach, Bob & Nancy Gordon, David Blair, David McNeil, Sharon & Dick Aadalen, Grenville Clark, Stan & Cheri Fry, Patricia Hoffman, Sandy Taylor & Meade Cadot, Rob & Martha Eichler, Ricard & Anna Goettle, Linda & Bryan Field, Adelinda & Bryan Higgs, Gary Lambert