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 for their ongoing support: Blue Bass Design, Greg Scerbinski, May Street Creations, People’s United Bank, The Toadstool Bookshops of NH, Peterborough Town Library, World Affairs Council-NH, Monadnock-Ledger Transcript, and Keene Sentinel ELF.



The Reading Foundation, Gilbert Verney Foundation, Putnam Foundation and New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Electric Earth Concerts, Monadnock Conservancy, RiverMead, and The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center




Daniel & Debbie Bruchez, Marcia Breckenridge, Ben & Kate Taylor



Elaine Holden, Tom & Bev Westheimer, Van & Julie Zimmer, James Slabe, Peter Rotch, Bob & Tori Haring-Smith, Joel & Anne Huberman, Andrew & Emily Manns, Bo Dean, Anonymous



Bob & Jane Eckert, Sarah Dengler & Mark Beal, Rev. Olivia Holmes, Dottie Bauer, Hélène and Lawrence Bickford, Debra & Dwight Bowie, Chip and Marcy Southgate, Sue & Doug Copley, Louise Malcolm, Christine Robidoux, Mary Kaplan, Diane Hanson



Anne Twitchell, Peter & Karin Wells, John Bordenet, Eleanor Briggs, Sally Woodford, Margaret Kemp, Neal & Genifer Anderson, Valerie Atkins, Carol & Gerald Boyle, Ruth & Jerry Greene, Adelinda Higgs, Marcia Ober, Dorothy Peterson, Chuck Devinne & Heather Peterson, Rosemary and Robert Putnam, Paul Santos & Anne Stuart, Betsy Gordon, Barbara Graham, Ann & Rick Latham, Grenville Clark, Shari & Richard Gelber, Peggy Howard, Michelle Ives Scott, Stan & Cheri Fry, Jody Simpson, Julia & Gregory Cardinal, Joanne & Joseph Conrad, Meredith Martin, Sydney Wilson-Smith, Tiana Leonard, Susan & Timothy Norris, John Willis



Mary Loftis & Paul Tuller, Chuck & Polly Rizzotto, Diane Metell, Jean & David Ro, Susan Stanbury, Kate Coon, Dr. & Mrs. Englund, Joan Connacher, Rita Cullen, Arlene & Catherine Dart, Marny Gannett, Rev. Bradford & Catherine Greeley, Patricia Hoffman, Karl and Deborah Kaiser, Ted Leach, Barbara & Paul Liscord, Sy Montgomery & Howard Mansfield, Perrylin & David McKelvie, Amy & Tim Riley, William & Wendy Thomas, Nancy Salmon, Melissa Stephenson, Linda & Bryan Field, June Hagen, Patricia Lange, David McNeil, Barbara and Gerald, Catherine Closter, Rob & Martha Eichler, Betsey Harris, Sally Hoover, Monica Lehner, Julia Rizzo, Mary Ellen Bushnell, Peter Johnson & Carol Hamilton, Eric Blackmer, Robert & Nancie Gordon, Alan Jay Rom, Lilla Lyon & Henry Drury, Jane Richards-Jones, Peter Read