Co-ed independent day school in Boston's Back Bay for academically adventurous students in grades 9–12

The Hancock Society: Planned Giving at Commonwealth

Is Commonwealth part of your legacy?

Named for the school's longest-running tradition, The Hancock Society recognizes those whose commitment to Commonwealth will endure in perpetuity. Alumni/ae, parents, and friends who choose to include Commonwealth in their estate or retirement plans become members of The Hancock Society.

Have you included Commonwealth in your plans? We want to thank you and welcome you into The Hancock Society. Contact Director of Advancement Alisha Elliott '01 to start the conversation today.



Bequests are the most common charitable planned giving tool. You can direct a dollar amount, percentage, or residual, or bequeath items of value such as real estate or art. Your attorney will prepare your will, but we look forward to connecting. Please refer to our basic bequest language if you are considering including Commonwealth in your plans.

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Retirement, Bank, and Investment Accounts

You can name Commonwealth School as a beneficiary of your retirement, bank, or investment account with just a few clicks. Financial institutions make it simple for you; your generosity provides a future for Commonwealth. If you plan to name Commonwealth as a beneficiary of your account, please let us know.

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Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds are powerful and effective philanthropic tools. Have you indicated your wishes for your DAF upon your passing? Many institutions absorb funds unless otherwise noted. By naming Commonwealth as a beneficiary of your DAF, you can ensure your generosity will create opportunity for generations of Mermaids to come.

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Interested in Making Commonwealth Part of Your Legacy?

Contact Alisha Elliott ’01, Director of Advancement, at or 617-266-7525 ext. 293.

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Alisha Elliott '01

Director of Advancement