The Shepherd University General Enhancement Endowment is a fund created by the Shepherd University Foundation to enable donors to join together in providing endowed funding for academic program support and University initiatives and priorities. Gifts to this endowment will continue to grow and benefit Shepherd’s campus and programs for years to come. Donors who wish to make endowed gifts to enhance the excellence of academic programs and other campus priorities may choose to give to this fund in any amount.
Many donors choose to make gifts to one of our established named endowments. Endowments have been created to support most of our academic majors and programs. We welcome contributions of any amount to any of our academic program support funds. For assistance in making your contribution, please contact:
Have you ever considered creating a legacy for yourself or someone you wish to honor through a named endowed award fund? Named endowments may be established through the Shepherd University Foundation to support student scholarships, academic programs, or faculty excellence. Charitable gifts to create named funds are permanently invested by the Foundation to provide a perpetual source of annual awards. Endowments may be established with a minimum gift of $25,000 to which donors may choose to pledge funding over a period of 3-5 years, or provide funding through a make a deferred gift. Deferred gifts include bequests or other planned gifts, such as naming the Foundation as the beneficiary of a trust, annuity, or insurance policy.
To learn more about creating your own named endowment, please visit Gifts that Endure or contact: