Willamette University deeply appreciates each and every gift from our alumni, parents, students and friends. For generations, the support of our Willamette community has provided critical scholarship support for our talented students; furthered an academic environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking and global perspective; and enhanced the work and research of our renowned faculty. In so many ways, your generosity shapes the future of this distinguished institution.
We recognize the importance of gift acknowledgement to encourage ongoing philanthropic support. Donor Relations utilizes a coordinated system to quickly and accurately let you know that your gift has been received and designated according to your wishes.
Annual Impact Report
Because of you, we are able to adapt, to grow, and to thrive. Your philanthropic support allows us to offer an “Only at Willamette” education to a new wave of go-getters and difference-makers who will transform knowledge into action and lead lives of achievement, contribution and meaning. You make a difference to our students and our community every day.
Donors receive an annual report each year about the impact they made on students and faculty during the past academic year.
Each year, Willamette University honors our scholarship donors and recipients at a special event. This celebration provides an opportunity to celebrate our generous community and to engage with the students who directly benefit from their philanthropy.
Endowed Fund Reporting
Once a year, a financial report is sent to the designee of every endowed fund.
Choosing to Lead
When students learn that members of their own community believe in them enough to invest in their success, they're thrilled by that knowledge. You can cause that thrill. You can be a leader.
If you choose to make a gift of $1,000 or more, you'll become a member of Willamette's Leadership Circle, a group of alumni, parents, and volunteers committed to changing the lives of students for generations to come.
If this responsibility is right for you, please make your gift today.
R.A. Booth Society
The R.A. Booth Society is an expression of appreciation to those individuals who, in spirit of its namesake, provide for future generations at Willamette University by establishing planned gifts that benefit the University. R.A. Booth Society members have affirmed Willamette's motto --- "not unto ourselves alone are we born." These gifts include bequests, gift annuities, charitable trusts, retirement-plan designations, and life insurance policies.