Community Contributions & Partnerships


2017 Community Contributions ReportEach year President Eisgruber attends a public meeting of the Mayor and Council of Princeton to discuss ways that the University and the community may continue to collaborate on areas of mutual interest.  In advance of that meeting , a summary of contributions to and partnerships with the town is compiled.   



Princeton University Economic Impact ReportIn 2016 Princeton University engaged the services of Appleseed, an independent New York based consulting firm with extensive experience in economic and community impact analysis, to prepare a report on the economic impact of Princeton University on its neighboring communities, Mercer County and the state of New Jersey.

Recent Contributions

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
by jtalaric
Princeton University recently made a $10,000 contribution to the West Windsor-Plainsboro Send Hunger Packing program.  This program provides weekend meal packages for approximately 175 children from grades K to 6 in the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District in association with Mercer Street Friends.
Monday, Oct 17, 2016
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by Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications Improving access to affordable housing is a critical challenge around the country and across the globe. It's also an urgent concern just across Nassau Street from the University campus, in the municipality of Princeton.
Monday, Oct 10, 2016
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by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications Since 2009, the Princeton University Volunteer Fire Program has been serving both the University and surrounding community. The program consists of about 30 University staff members who volunteer during business hours to respond to emergencies with the Princeton Fire Department.
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
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For their recent trip to Littlebrook Elementary School, Princeton University's student-athletes swapped their textbooks for storybooks on potatoes, sharks and trains.
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
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Princeton residents celebrated the town's new freeB community shuttle bus during a ceremony Thursday on Hinds Plaza. Princeton University provided funds for the town to purchase the vehicle.