Donors to the School of Social Work have provided critical resources that support students, community outreach, research, DEI programs, and the School itself. Below are some fundraising initiatives that donors can choose to support.
Giving to the School’s Immediate Impact Fund is the School’s greatest need. By making a contribution to the School’s Immediate Impact Fund, you provide flexible and unrestricted funds that enables Dean Judy Postmus to direct funds to units and programs that the School needs most.Click here to make a gift to the Immediate Impact Fund.
Individual donors can directly impactsocial work students by making a gift to one of our many scholarships.Scholarship donors reduce the financial burden of a social work education and enable students to achieve their careergoals. The Student Emergency Fund was established in 2020 to provide financial assistance for students facing a crisis; by making a gift to this fund, you are helping relieve some financial stress for students in a challenging situation.
The PhD Program provides a thorough graduate program that prepares students to become social work scholars and educators. Donors can support the PhD Program Fund or support fellowship endowments like the Donna Harrington Fellowship or the Kong Jin Fellowship. Click here to make a gift to the PhD Program.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion uses the DEI Fund to help fund some of their important initiatives, including the Book Loan Program, speakers facilitating trainings and workshops, and events. By making a gift to the DEI Fund, you are supporting important initiatives that make the School a better learning community for everyone.Click here to make a gift to the DEI Fund.
Ways of Giving
Thank you so much for supporting the School of Social Work. There are multiple ways for donors to make a financial contribution to the School. Here are some ways you can make a gift:
Thank you so much for considering the School in your estate plans. The Verl Lewis Society, named after the School’s first dean, is a group of individuals who are leaving a legacy gift to the School of Social Work. Please contact John McKee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.