The Association for Collaborative Leadership (ACL) welcomes gifts and contributions to the Claire Ramsbottom Scholarship and Equity Challenge Fund (Ramsbottom Fund). The Ramsbottom Fund provides scholarships designed to expand and strengthen access to professional development opportunities for staff from emerging, racially diverse, and lesser resourced consortia. Managed by the ACL Board of Directors, distributions from the Fund will be used to fund scholarships for ACL Summer Institutes and other expense reimbursements that advance the goal of broadening participation in ACL professional development offerings.

The Association for Collaborative Leadership is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the United States Internal Revenue Service. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for your contribution. As such, your gift is deductible to the full extent permitted by law.


If you prefer to contribute by check, you should send your gift to:

Association for Collaborative Leadership
97 Spring St.
Amherst, MA 01002
Note: Ramsbottom Challenge

Matching Gifts: You can magnify the impact of your gift by submitting it for a match to your employer’s matching gift program. To see if your gift might be eligible for a match, please contact your employer’s personnel office. If yes, you will need to secure the proper matching gift forms from the corporation and submit them to ACL in order for ACL to receive your employer’s matching contribution.

Donors will be listed on the ACL website, if you would like to remain anonymous please make a notation in the comment area.