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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 

  • ASIANetwork granted $15,000 for the Freeman Fellowship Program to enable students and a faculty member to conduct research in China this summer. May 2015
  • The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation granted $18,500 for a lectureship in chemistry and the support of students working as researchers this summer. May 2015
  • The Estate of Doris Emby Price gave $10,000 to the Southwestern Fund. May 2015
  • The Welch Foundation granted $40,000 to support the ongoing faculty student research program in the Chemistry Department. May 2015
  • 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 

 

Individuals

  • An alumnus from Amarillo gave $12,500 toward his $25,000 pledge to the Southwestern Fund. May 2015
  • An alumna from the class of 1943 gave $10,000 to the Southwestern Fund for Scholarships. May 2015
  • An alumnus and Trustee in the Panhandle area of Texas gave $10,189 to the Southwestern Fund. May 2015
  • An alumni couple and Trustee from Houston gave $25,000 to the Southwestern Fund. May 2015
  • Parents of a current student from the Dallas area gave just over $19,000 as a result of their matching gift challenge to other current parents. May 2015
  • A generous couple in Georgetown assigned their remaining interest in a Charitable Remainder Trust to Southwestern valued at $133,228. This distribution from the trust has been added to an endowed scholarship fund. May 2015
  • Parents of a graduate and Trustee gave over $26,000 to the Southwestern Fund. May 2015
  • 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