Your Gifts at Work

  • Sometimes gifts help IUP with immediate needs, but we also must plan for the future and seek gifts that are put into funds and can fulfill needs over a longer period of time.

    Make your annual gift now to have an immediate impact and assist students with Deans Merit Scholarships, the Sutton Scholarship, and a variety of other needs—books, travel expenses, program enhancements, and more.  

    For gifts of larger sums that have a lasting impact, you may discuss your options by calling 855-477-5266 or sending an email to

    Whatever you choose, rest assured your gift makes many great things happen. See the stories below to find out how.

  • Bestowing Learning's Joy


    When Richard Michaels ’76 made his first gift to the Archaeological Services Support Fund, he provided students with an experience of a life time – diversity in knowledge. 

    Advancing Culinary Arts


    The establishment of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts was led by Hal Wingard in the late 1980s.  Today, he and his wife Betty continue to help it grow.

    Honoring Heritage


    The IUP Alumni Association provides a Legacy Scholarship to children or grandchildren of IUP Alumni sustaining that IUP is a family for life.  

    Supporting Creativity


    Adrian Williams, an aspiring professional performer, was supported by the Charles Davis and Robert Ensley Memorial Scholarship.

    Giving Their All


    A chance meeting led to a fulfilling career and the establishment of the Gene Schmidt and Norma Altemus Scholarship. Malik Miller is tremendously grateful.