Contributions, Friends, and Donors

The Monadnock Summer Lyceum's income is generated solely from donations and sponsorships, and is run entirely by volunteers.  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.

  • 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.


SPONSORS (Angels) 2020

RiverMead, The Reading Foundation, Peterborough Folk Music, The Verney Foundation, Putnam Foundation/New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, People’s United Bank – Peterborough & Jaffrey Branches, New Hampshire Women’s Foundation, Grove Street Fiduciary LLC.




Marcia Breckenridge, Jane Eckert, Bob & Tori Haring-Smith, Joel & Anne Huberman, Andrew & Emily Manns, Kate & Ben Taylor, Tom & Bev Westheimer



Hélène & Lawrence Bickford, Julia & Gregory Cardinal, Bo Dean, Mary Vallier-Kaplan, Louise Malcolm, Charles & Mary Rizzotto, Christine Robidoux



Valerie Atkins, Roberta Beeson, Judith Bixler Collier, Carol & Gerald Boyle, Agneta & Neal Brown, Grenville Clark, Susan & Doug Copley, Lewis Feldstein, Shari & Richard Gelber, Barbara Graham, Ruth & Jerry Greene, Cy & Joyce Gregg, Virginia Harbuck, Nancy Head, Carl & Pat Ingelstrom, Marcia Ober, Dorothy Peterson, James Rogers, Deborah & Randolph Roody, Phil Runyon, Paul Santos, Anne Twitchell, Van Zimmer



Serafin Anderson, Sarah Dengler, Eric Blackmer, Donald & Patricia Briggs, Gail Morrison & Pauline Chabot, Ronald Cheney, Catherine Closter, John Colony III, Joanne & Joseph Conrad, Susan Deschenes, Rob Eichler, Carol Gehlbach, Judson & Sally Hale, Carol Hamilton, Adelinda Higgs, Patricia Hoffman, Sally Hoover, Sandhya Kale, Patricia Lange, Ted Leach, Vona Lindsey, David & Susan Lord, David McNeil, Faith Miller, Susan & Timothy Norris, Sophia Rallis, Peter & Suzanne Read, Amy Riley, Julia Rizzo, Jean & David Robbins, Mary Ann Rocco, Lynn & Arthur Simington