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How to Give

Many donors find it easiest to make gifts online, whereas other donors may have more complex assets to donate or may prefer to make a gift in other ways. Please consult this list to find the option that works best for you. Thank you for your support!

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Raise Our Game

F&M’s annual campaign for Diplomat Athletics is your perfect opportunity to celebrate and support our hard-working student-athletes, coaches and more throughout the month of October!  

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Annual Giving

Every gift to the Franklin & Marshall Fund is vital to every aspect of the F&M student experience—supporting close student-faculty collaboration, energizing campus life, providing opportunities for learning and discovery, and preparing students for life after college.

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Corporate & Foundation Giving

Corporate and foundation grants are one of the most effective means of supporting education, research and scholarship so that F&M can continue to enhance the academic programming that distinguishes the College at the leading edge of liberal arts education.  

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Capital & Endowment Giving

Capital and endowed gifts provide a reliable source of income that allows the College to continue investing in the excellence of its campus, faculty and student experience. Your investment enhances the College’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate liberal education.

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Gift Planning & Bequests

Planned gifts, which include bequests via will, charitable gift annuities and trusts, and retirement plan beneficiary designations, offer an opportunity to be part of Franklin & Marshall College’s legacy, sustain the life and mission of the College and benefit you and your family all at the same time. 

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 The Impact of Your Gifts

Your gifts make an immediate impact on Franklin & Marshall College — on its students, faculty, campus and enduring legacy.

This includes both gifts designated for a particular cause and unrestricted gifts to the Franklin & Marshall Fund. Every gift to the Franklin & Marshall Fund is vital to every aspect of the F&M student experience — supporting close student-faculty collaboration, energizing campus life, extending financial aid to talented students, expanding programs for student-athletes, promoting ongoing opportunities for learning and discovery, and preparing students for life after college. The fund provides the resources necessary to sustain the College and its mission of excellence in undergraduate education.

The stories below speak to just some of the tremendous impacts of our donors' generosity and the collective power of this essential fund. Support F&M students by making your gift today.

 

Story 8/19/2022

F&M Senior Explores 'Core Spirit' of Today’s Engineering...

What is engineering for humanity? F&M senior Yusong (Sebastian) Deng spent his summer working as a student researcher on a project he called the “core spirit” of today’s engineering studies. 

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Story 7/6/2022

Six Students' Quests for Summer Fieldwork and Experience

What does an F&M student do during the summer? Six students shared how donor funding empowered them to seek summer experiences that are enriching their academic journeys.

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Story 6/7/2022

A Diner, a Dream, and a Golden Door

Class of 2022 graduate Roger Avila-Vidal's story begins 2,400 miles away from campus in Puebla, a city surrounded by mountains southeast of Mexico City.

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Celebrating the Success of Now to Next

We're proud to celebrate the historic success of Now to Next, the largest campaign in Franklin & Marshall history upon its conclusion. Together, we exceeded our $200 million goal and set F&M on a trajectory toward a thriving future.

Thank you! Now to Next

The members of our staff are happy to field any questions you may have about supporting F&M. For more information, visit this page for a list of contacts.

Campaign Report 2021

Read more about our recently completed campaign, Now to Next. 

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Meet Our Donors 

Story 12/23/2021

Top 10 Stories of 2021

The year 2021 demonstrated the F&M community to be agile, creative, dauntless and committed. Explore the year’s top stories and discover how students and alumni can transform any challenge into...

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Story 7/30/2021

Alumni Gifts Support Black Cultural Center

"Place can matter." H. Art Taylor, Esq., ’80 is a firm believer in that principle. It’s the motivation for recent gifts from multiple donors toward Black Cultural Center renovations.

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Story 5/10/2021

Parents Donate Photographs Worth More Than $2.5 Million to...

It's been said a photo is worth a thousand words—but some are worth much more. Dr. Stephen Nicholas and wife, Eileen—parents of twin alumni—donated photographs worth over $2.5 million to the Phillips...

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