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GIVING

Recent Gifts & Grants

Organizations and individuals provide essential gifts for key initiatives at Southwestern. Just some of the ways you’re sustaining the University:

Organizations 

  • The Ernst & Young Foundation sent matching gifts totaling $10,000 to the Southwestern Fund.  Apr 2015
  • ExxonMobil Foundation sent matching gifts totaling $16,050 to support the Physics Department and the Southwestern Fund.  Apr 2015
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation sent matching gifts totaling $14,525 supporting the Parent Fund, the Pirate Fund-Cross Country & Track, and the Southwestern Fund.  Apr 2015
  • The Cullen Trust for Higher Education sent a grant of $500,000 to support the renovation of the third floor of the Cullen Building.  Apr 2015 
  • The Texas United Methodist College Association gave an additional $10,000 to the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships which brings the organization’s total gift amount for the year to $119,096. Feb 2015
  • The Texas United Methodist College Association contributed $60,609 to fund student scholarships.  Jan 2015
  • The Newby Memorial Student Loan Fund granted $19,920 to support students with financial needs.  Jan 2015

Individuals

  • An alumni couple in Houston gave $175,000 to the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships to help students with demonstrated financial needs. This gift was given in celebration of the 175th Anniversary of Southwestern’s original Charter Day.  Apr 2015
  • An alumni couple in Central Texas gave $10,000 to an endowed scholarship.  Apr 2015
  • An alumni couple in St. Louis gave $15,000 to support the construction of the new Science Center and $25,000 to the Southwestern Fund.  Apr 2015
  • An alumna in Houston gave $10,000 to the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships. Apr 2015
  • A friend from Florida sent a gift of $25,000 to the President’s Discretionary Fund.  Apr 2015
  • An alumnus from California named Southwestern in his will for $500,000.00.  Apr 2015
  • An alumna from San Antonio named Southwestern in her will for $50,000.00. Apr 2015
  • An alumna from Dallas named Southwestern in her will for $37,800.00. Apr 2015
  • An alumni couple from San Antonio named Southwestern in their will for $50,000.00.  Apr 2015
  • An alumnus from Midland endowed a scholarship for $25,000.00. Apr 2015
  • An alumna from Fort Worth gave appreciated securities valued at approximately $100,000 to the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships. Feb 2015
  • A friend of the University gave $10,000 to an endowed scholarship fund to honor his mother who is an alumna. Feb 2015
  • An alumna from Colorado gave over $11,000 to the Southwestern Fund. Feb 2015
  • Margaret S. Odiorne fulfilled the desire of her late husband, Truman J Odiorne, by contributing $5,108,000 to establish a permanent endowed scholarship fund for students from the Texas Hill Country in need of financial assistance.  Jan 2015