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Areas To Support

 

THE FAIR DILLARD FUND

 

Every year alumni, parents, and friends support Dillard through The Fair Dillard Fund. These unrestricted gifts support current operations and are critical in meeting the day-to-day needs of the University. Every dollar helps to support students, faculty members, and programs on campus by giving the President the ability to respond to the everchanging needs of the University.

 

In short, your gift to the Fair Dillard Fund makes a real difference and ensures that Dillard remains one of the premier liberal arts universities in the region and world.

SUPPORT A SPECIFIC CAUSE:

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Dillard University's (DU) computer science and business majors are preparing to change the world with your help. Our students are embarking on two events this year -- the HBCU Battle of the Brains and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Convention. Click Here to donate to the Computer Science Department.

 

SOCIAL SCIENCES

The Political Sciences, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Urban Studies and Public Policy major departments strive to teach, critical think, strengthen writing skills and commit to social justice while empowering communities. Students will be allowed to gain new experiences annually through the Study Aboard Program, local field trips to prisons, student's research day and more!!

Click Here to donate to Social Science Department.

 

THE RAY CHARLES PROGRAM in AFRICAN AMERICAN MATERIAL CULTURE

The Dillard University Ray Charles Program in African American Material Culture mission is to research, document, disseminate and preserve the culinary patrimony and material culture of African Americans in New Orleans and the South. Material culture refers to the physical objects, resources, and spaces that people use to define their culture.  Click Here to donate to the Ray Charles Program.

 

PRE-LAW PROGRAM

The Dillard University Center for Law and Public Interest Pre-Law Program is designed to prepare undergraduate students for careers in law and to contribute to the larger societal goal of diversifying the legal profession. Our goal is simple: to become the nation's premier undergraduate institution for producing African American attorneys. With an intensive co-curricular program tailored to enhance the in-class experience, committed students leave Dillard University prepared to enter law school.

Click Here to donate to the Pre-Law Program.

OTHER GIFT DESIGNATIONS:

1869 ALUMNI CHALLENGE

DU Alumni, WE NEED YOU! The 1869 Challenge is here, and we're challenging all alumni to help us get to 30% participation by making a donation of $18.69 or any amount in support of Dillard's 150th Anniversary.  Let's get everyone involved! Make a donation of $18.69 or more to Dillard University and THEN challenge 18 other people to match your gift. With your help and involvement, we can do it! Every gift, regardless of the amount matters. We just need your name on the list!  Click Here to make your donation to the 1869 Alumni challenge.

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Scholarships provide opportunities for top-tier students to attend Dillard, attracts a diverse student body of deserving students and is based on need and academic criteria. As the cost of providing a world-class education continues to rise, and as federal dollars shrink, scholarship support has become more vital than ever.

RELIGIOUS LIFE FUND

Gifts to the Religious Life Fund help to further Dillard’s moral and ethical ideals, the foundation on which the University stands. These gifts help promote our campus ministry and community outreach initiatives. Dillard University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ.

BLEU DEVIL ATHLETICS FUND

Gifts to the Bleu Devil Athletics Fund are used by the athletic director to fund scholarships for student-athletes, purchase uniforms for Bleu Devil teams, and support athletic facilities and equipment improvements.

S.A.F.E. FUND (STUDENT AID FOR FINANCIAL EMERGENCIES)

The SAFE Fund contributes emergency funding assistance to retain Dillard students who might otherwise be forced to forfeit attending school due to short term financial hardships. This fund was established to give vital assistance to at-risk students who, through no fault of their own, cannot afford some or all of their books, fees, housing or are unexpectedly confronted with a financial emergency.

WILL W. ALEXANDER LIBRARY

Gifts to the Will W. Alexander Library ensures that we can continue to provide the highest quality learning tools and information to enhance the educational experience of our Dillard family. The Will W. Alexander Library welcomes you as a patron!

GLEAMING WHITE & SPACIOUS GREEN FUND

These funds are used for general landscaping, maintenance, preservation and beauty enhancements of our buildings and lawns. In addition, funds will be used to maintain, save or replace (if necessary) our historic oak trees.

 

DILLARD AFFLIATES:

DELTA SIGMA THETA BETA GAMMA CHAPTER

We're Celebrating 83 Years of Service at Dillard University!! Help us raise $100,000 to support our Fair Dillard!  Click Here to donate to Beta Gamma Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

 

KAPPA ALPHA PSI BETA GAMMA CHAPTER

As part of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Beta Gamma Chapter's 80th Anniversary celebration, a significant number of brothers voiced the need and desire to demonstrate our assistance and everlasting commitment to education and achievement of the brothers that are pursuing and will pursue their education at Dillard University. Therefore, we are with great enthusiasm announcing the establishment of the Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Legacy Endowment Fund at Dillard University.  Click Here to donate to Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraterity, Inc.

 

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA BETA UPSILON CHAPTER

In 2014, ThinkHBCU was launched as one of the national campaigns of Alpha Kappa Alpha to highlight HBCUs and their contribution to the sorority and society. Dillard University is a part of this history and as you know, Beta Upsilon also has a long legacy of members who have contributed to both the sorority and society. From 18th International President Dr. Mattelia B. Grays being initiated in 1950 to 1989 initiate Dr. Yolanda Williams Page who serves as Vice President of Academic Affairs, now is the time for us to secure a prominent legacy at our beloved Fair Dillard.  Click Here to donate to Beta Upsilon Chpater of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

 

BRANDON KENDRELL SIMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

The Brandon K. Sims Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to assist aspiring senior males, preferably members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., seeking an undergraduate degree from Dillard University.  Click Here to support the Brandon K. Sims Memeorial Scholarship.

 

 
 All gifts are tax-deductible. 
 
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