Philanthropy & Wheaton
Join other Wheaton supporters, and you can help our community continue to build a strong culture of philanthropy.
Our generous community members’ support is creating possibilities for the people, programs, and campus places that have come to define the Wheaton College experience. Although COVID-19 has altered our world and our community, one thing that will never change is Wheaton’s commitment to providing students with a world-class academic experience and the skills they need to succeed in their lives beyond Wheaton. There are many new challenges ahead of us. Still, our shared commitment to strengthening connections within the Wheaton community will help us as we support one another and support our students.
Together, we indeed are a community prepared to give new strength and vision to the value of Wheaton’s distinctive liberal arts education. Wheaton’s community of supporters represents a broad spectrum, including alumni, parents, faculty/staff, students, corporations & foundations, and friends. These constituents form a strong base of support that has helped Wheaton see tremendous growth. Learn more about how our collective community continues to be United in Philanthropy.
Through your time, talent, treasure, and ties, your investment can support something important to us all, Wheaton’s resilient and vibrant community.
Learn, Lead, Achieve—the Wheaton Way
Now, more than ever, our society needs innovative leaders in all walks of life who are capable of disciplined, creative thinking, leaders with compassion towards others, and strong values that will guide them. As we embark on a new year, Wheaton will continue to educate and prepare tomorrow’s leaders, and today, we need your support to help us fulfill this mission. With each and every gift, alumni, parents, and friends of Wheaton make, the college can continue to provide strong financial aid packages, world-class teaching, revitalized campus spaces, and so much more.
There are many ways to give to Wheaton, including annual support through the Wheaton Fund, gifts of securities, or planned gifts such as bequests or life-income gifts. The easiest way to support the college is by making a gift online through our secure online giving form.
Our Abundantly Wheaton Challenge has been achieved! We did it! Once again, the Wheaton community delivered a strong show of support, raising $1.34 million from just under 1,700 Wheaton Fund donors to release $500,000 in matching funds. Thank you to all of our community members who supported Wheaton College through this initiative!
At Wheaton I’ve had opportunities to volunteer on service trips for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and Houston; dance with TRYBE; and sing with Voices United to Jam. The Adé Ayo Moody Memorial Ujima Wheaton Fund Scholarship and others support these kinds of activities, which are vital to my education. I’m majoring in women’s and gender studies. I hope to work in marketing to champion the voices of young women of color worldwide.
Wheaton has provided me with a great liberal arts experience in which I have been able to study a wide range of subjects while staying on course in pursuit of my degree in anthropology. I also have been able to engage in exciting and meaningful co-curricular activities. After Wheaton, I plan to continue on to graduate school for anthropological archaeology and someday become a professor. These opportunities are because of the graciousness of donors, for which I’m thankful.
Margaret, a student-athlete and computer science major, recently gained programming experience as an intern with the Lexomics project on campus, thanks to support from the David Rich ’90 Wheaton Fund Internship. “This internship helped me gain a lot of confidence and realize I might enjoy being a software developer. I look forward to exploring all the possibilities,” she said.
Grant is majoring in business and management with a minor in sociology and wants a career that considers others. “I’m fortunate to be able to come to Wheaton, where people seek to change the world,” he says. “I want to work for a small start-up and help it grow to a large company that has good values and ethics. I want to help people improve their lives, and one day be able to give back.”
You provide a dynamic infusion of essential dollars into the life of the college through your Wheaton Fund contribution.
An integral part of the Wheaton Fund. Through the Parents Fund, you make an immediate impact benefitting your student’s Wheaton education.
What will your legacy be? Through planned gifts you can have an impact that lasts for generations.
Lyons Athletic Club
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Corporation and Foundation Relations
Secures funding from corporations, foundations, and government agencies to support scholarly interests and institutional priorities.
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