Fast Facts

Mission

“To inspire Dartmouth students to join with Dartmouth alumni and their families in addressing problems facing our society.”

Founded

In 1995 by the Dartmouth Class of 1959 at its 35th Reunion.

History

Partners

Student interns; alumni mentors; community service organizations (CSOs); Tucker Foundation / Dartmouth College; DPCS Alumni Board.

Administration

Tucker Foundation of Dartmouth College (community services, chaplaincy, fellowships, campus issues), 6154 S. Fairbanks, Hanover, NH 03755; Tel: 603-646-3350; email: dpcs@dartmouth.edu.

Alumni Board

Fund-raising; assistance in identifying CSOs and alumni mentors and interviewing and evaluating students; preparation of materials (brochure and mentor guide); maintenance of website.

Undergraduate Internships

8-10 week terms in summer, fall, winter, spring.

Postgraduate Fellowships

One-year terms, running year-round.

Undergraduate Interns Placed

Over 400 since 1994.

Postgraduate Fellows Placed

25 since 2010.

Alumni Mentors

295 from 49 classes.

Community Service Organizations

330+ in 27 states (mostly in CA, MA, NH, NJ and NY) (profit & nonpartisan)

Co-sponsoring Classes (14)

1944, 1947, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1963, 1967, 1977, 1979, 1986, 1987, 1990, 2002, 2009

Endowment

Approximately $972,000 (interest applied to intern stipends & expenses).

Annual Operating Expenses

Approximately $150,000 (98% toward intern stipends)

Award

2000 Points of Light Award from the Corporation for National Service and Points of Light Foundation.

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