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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 

  • Associate Professors of Biology Maria Cuevas and Maria Todd received a $10,000 grant from the Joe & Jessie Crump Fund for Medical Research to support collaborative breast cancer research with students. Oct 2014
  • The Texas United Methodist College Association granted $48,000 to support student scholarships. Oct 2014
  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute sent a grant payment of $325,000. Oct 2014
  • The J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation gave $1 million to support the construction of the new Science Center. Oct 2014
  • 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 and his wife contributed $10,000 to the Kappa Sigma Iota Endowed Scholarship fund. Nov 2014
  • An alumnus pledged $25,000 and gave $10,000 to create the Jan Dawson Endowed Scholarship fund. Oct 2014
  • A member of the Board of Trustees gave $50,000 to the Southwestern Fund. Oct 2014
  • Parents of a current student gave $10,000 for the acquisition of Science equipment. Oct 2014
  • Parents of a graduate gave $10,000 to an endowed scholarship fund established in memory of their son. Oct 2014
  • An alumni couple contributed $25,000 to establish the Greater Austin Association of Southwestern Alumni Endowed Scholarship. Oct 2014
  • A member of the Board of Trustees gave appreciated securities valued at $10,177 to the Southwestern Fund. Oct 2014
  • An alumni couple donated $25,000 to complete their $100,000 pledge to Phase I of the Science Center. Aug 2014
  • An anonymous gift of $15,000 was received in support of Phase I of the Science Center. Aug 2014
  • An alumnus and his wife contributed $10,000 from their IRA to the Southwestern Fund. Aug 2014
  • A trustee and his wife gave appreciated securities valued at $251,902 to support the Southwestern Fund, the Schrum Paideia Fund, and the President’s Discretionary Fund. Aug 2014
  • A local friend of Southwestern contributed $15,000 to the Fine Arts Initiatives gift account. Aug 2014
  • An alumnus and his wife gave $25,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to benefit students with a Business major. Aug 2014
  • A couple from Round Rock, new friends of Southwestern, gave $100,000 to establish a Charitable Gift Annuity with Southwestern. Aug 2014