Recent Gifts and Grants
Foundation supporters provide essential gifts for key initiatives at Southwestern.
The Texas Methodist Foundation $61,480 October 2013
The Texas Methodist Foundation distributed $61,480 from a charitable remainder trust to establish an endowed scholarship.
The Beulah Kahler College Trust $27,950 September 2013
The Beulah Kahler College Trust awarded a grant of $27,950 to assist students who study abroad.
The Fondren Foundation $62,500 September 2013
The Fondren Foundation made a $62,500 payment on their $1,000,000.00 pledge to the Science Center.
The McCullough Foundation $6,000 September 2013
The McCullough Foundation made a $6,000 gift to the Pirate Fund
The Welch Foundation $40,000 September 2013
The Welch Foundation granted $40,000 to continue the student faculty research program in chemistry for the 2014-15 year.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute $325,000 September 2013
We recently received $325,000 from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support the second year of the four-year Inquiry Initiative.
One of our Trustees challenged his 50th reunion classmates with this invitation: If members of the class of 1963, as a whole, will match his original $500,000 bequest to Southwestern with current gifts or estate commitments before June 30, 2014, he will increase his own bequest amount by an additional $100,000. Another Trustee and classmate announced his intentions to increase his bequest to SU by $100,000 in response to the challenge. October 2013
A member of the Board of Visitors and resident of Austin pledged $100,000 and gave the initial $26,000 to establish a new endowed scholarship for students. October 2013
A member of the Board of Visitors and resident of Georgetown gave $5,000 for Fine Arts Initiatives and $5,000 for the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships. October 2013
Parents gave $25,000 to establish an endowed scholarship fund in memory of their son, who graduated from Southwestern in 1998. October 2013
An alumna and her husband contributed $50,000 to an endowed scholarship. October 2013
A University Trustee and her husband sent a gift of $10,763 to the Southwestern Fund. October 2013
An alumni couple from Houston contributed $10,000 to the Schrum Paideia Fund. August 2013
The estate of an alumna gave $10,000 to the Schrum Paideia Fund. August 2013