Alumni and friends who give to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation advance the School's key priorities. Gifts are put to use immediately where they are most needed, whether to support financial aid, educational innovation, global understanding, or pathbreaking research. Support for the HBS Fund enables the School to invest in new ideas and initiatives.


Impact ls


Fellowships Fellowships

Impact is Personal.


Educational Innovation Educational Innovation

Impact is Transformational.

Impact is Transformational.


Global Understanding Global Understanding

Impact is Boundless.

Impact is Boundless.


Research Research

Impact is Pathbreaking.


HBS Fund Investors Society

Alumni and friends who want to expand their impact on the work of the School are invited to join the HBS Fund Investors Society. Annual membership—based on the donor's total outright gifts and pledge payments to the HBS Fund in that year—provides special recognition and engagement opportunities, as shown below.

  • $5k+
    Recognition in the Investors Society annual report and other HBS publications; information on the impact of leadership gifts to the HBS Fund.
    Alumni from classes 0–9 years out qualify for membership with a $1K+ outright annual gift or pledge payment.
  • $10k+

    Above benefits plus a specially selected HBS publication.

  • $25k+

    Above benefits plus an invitation to the annual Fellowship Day, featuring an afternoon program and dinner with current MBA students (for gifts made in July through March).

  • $100K+

    Innovators Circle
    At this top Investors Society level, members receive the above benefits plus an invitation to a special event with the Dean and recognition on the HBS campus.

  • For more information, contact Eric Stoddard, Director, Annual and Reunion Giving, at or 617-495-3721.


Did You Know?


Giving to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation is the most powerful way for alumni and friends to directly and immediately benefit all HBS students and faculty. Gifts of all sizes make a difference.




Median gift to HBS


Gifts under $1,000 =



Total cash gifts to the HBS Fund

*All data pertain to fiscal year 2016.