Annual Appeal

American School Campus


The American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides unparalleled opportunities to explore Greece, excavate at ancient sites, study in our renowned libraries, conduct research in our state-of-the-art laboratory, and share in our discoveries through our lectures, exhibitions, and award-winning publications.

Since 1881, we have been telling the story of Greece’s past, but we cannot do this alone. Since its inception, our historic institution has been primarily funded by friends like you. We depend on your support to help us continue our vital mission of preserving and promoting Greece’s rich heritage.

Your gift is more important today than ever before. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to postpone our academic programs this year, we have found other ways to share what we do with the world, including a new series of free online webinars presented by renowned scholars on a broad range of topics, usually with exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences. We have also made strategic investments to continue digitizing our collections and to provide access to a global audience. Our classrooms, especially this year, have no walls. Your financial support makes this possible.

With much gratitude for your consideration,

Jenifer Neils, Director of the School

George T. Orfanakos, Executive Director

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Your gift will support the American School’s academic programming, excavations, publications, public programming, research, and scientific discovery. Please click the link below to make your tax-deductible donation today!

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The Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens invite you to join them in supporting our historic institution. In addition to funding other programs and projects, the Trustees have contributed more than half of this year’s Annual Appeal goal.


A gift of $10,000 or more entitles you to membership in the Director’s Circle. Member benefits include:

  • Recognition in the School’s Newsletter
  • Invitation to a private dinner in the United States A private tour of the School’s main campus in Athens, Greece Dinner at the Director’s house in Athens
  • A private tour of the School’s main campus in Athens, Greece
  • Dinner at the Director’s House in Athens


The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.