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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, Little River Bed & Breakfast, M & T Bank, The Toadstool Bookshops of NH, Peterborough Town Library, Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Monadnock Shopper News, and Keene Sentinel ELF.


Sponsors 2024

Belletetes Inc., Microspec Corporation, Monadnock Community Hospital, Monadnock Humane Society, Peterborough Folk Music, Peterborough Renewable Energy Project (PREP), Putnam Foundation, RiverMead


Donors 2024


Anonymous, Daniel & Debbie Bruchez, Diane Hanson, Bob & Tori Haring-Smith, Peter & Jeanne Henriques, Virginia Lee Miller, Deborah & Randolph Roody, Peter Rotch


Gloria Anderson, Anonymous, Sarah Dengler & Mark Beal, Anne & Joel Huberman, Andrew & Emily Manns, James Rogers, James Slabe, Anne Twitchell, Peter & Karin Wells


Bob & Jane Eckert, Rob & Martha Eichler, Louise Malcolm, Mary Rizzotto


Dottie Bauer, Hélène & Lawrence Bickford, Debra & Dwight Bowie, Walter Burgin, Ronald Cheney, Bo Dean, Linda & Bryan Field, Shari & Richard Gelber, Barbara Graham, Janet Hammond, Adelinda & Bryan Higgs, Rev. Olivia Holmes, Peggy Howard, Ann & Rick Latham, Christiana Leonard, Marcia Ober, Rosemary & Robert Putnam, Philip & Jane Richards-Jones, Amy & Tim Riley, Paul Santos & Anne Stuart, John Saywell & Lucy van Leeuwen, Lynn & Arthur Simington, Johanna Simpson, Chip & Marcy Southgate, John Willis, Van & Julie Zimmer


David Blair, Mary Ellen Bushnell, Grenville & Deirdre Clark, Chuck Devinne & Heather Peterson, Stan & Cheri Fry, Marny Gannett, Bob & Nancie Gordon, Diane Hill, Patricia Hoffman, Paula Hunter, Peter Johnson & Carol Hamilton, Ted Leach, Meredith Martin, Nancy Massey, Jean & David Robins, Sandy Taylor & Meade Cadot, Kathy & Bill Weibel