Southwestern

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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 Beulah Kahler College Trust gave $28,387 to support students studying abroad. July 2014
  • The Andrew Mellon Foundation awarded $100,000 as a Presidential Leadership grant. June 2014
  • The Brown Foundation, Inc. gave $2,019,210 to the Science Center project. June 2014
  • The Fondren Foundation gave its final pledge payment for the year of $62,500 for a total annual commitment of $250,000 to the Science Center project. June 2014
  • The Welch Foundation granted $40,000 to support research in the Chemistry Department. May 2014
  • The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston approved grants totaling $2,000,000 to the Science Center project. May 2014

Individuals

  • An alumnus from Fort Worth contributed $25,064 in appreciated stock to support the Economics and Business Department. July 2014
  • An alumni couple gave $25,000 to establish the Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship Fund. They are inviting their classmates to match their commitment before their 50th Reunion celebration during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, November 7-9. July 2014
  • An anonymous donor contributed $15,000 through the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to support the Science Center project. July 2014
  • An alumnus from Huntsville gave $10,000 for the Southwestern Fund. July 2014
  • An alumni couple and Trustee from Houston gave $20,000 to The Southwestern Fund. June 2014
  • An alumna and Trustee contributed more than $10,500 to The Southwestern Fund. June 2014
  • An alumni couple and Trustee gave over $10,400 to The Southwestern Fund an endowed scholarship. June 2014
  • The Class of 2014 and their parents contributed over $51,000 in support of the University. Seventy-eight percent of the members of the Senior Class made a gift. May 2014
  • Parents of a current student from the Dallas area contributed $18,500 to the Parent Fund. May 2014
  • Parents of a current student from the Dallas area contributed $27,500 to the Parent Fund. May 2014
  • An alumna from California gave $10,000 to the Science Center project. May 2014
  • An alumna from Fort Worth pledged to fund an endowment in the next three years for $25,000 and will also give $3,000 annually over the same period in order to award the scholarship to female science majors during the endowment’s funding phase. May 2014
  • An alumnus from San Antonio named Southwestern in his estate plans for $6 million. May 2014