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Ben & Renee Finkin Scholarship Fund
Ben and Renee Finkin, sweethearts since high school at the Lexington School for the Deaf in NYC, lived well into their 90s. They were advocates of progressive thought and civic involvement and gave generously of their time and wealth to the causes they cared about....
Center For Black Deaf Studies | Gallaudet University
Please join us in donating to the Center for Black Deaf Studies Fund.
Charles V. Williams Scholarship Fund
Please join us in giving to the Charles V. Williams Scholarship Fund, which provides financial support for tuition scholarships for Black deaf or hard of hearing students seeking a degree from Gallaudet University. The first preference for awarding of the scholarship shall be given to...
COVID-19 Bison Aid Fund | Gallaudet University
You can read more about our response at Return to Campus The university is working hard to soften the individual financial impact on students, which includes the sudden switch to 100% online instruction, loss of dorm residency, food insecurity, storage costs, and travel costs. This...
COVID-19 Clerc Aid Fund | Gallaudet University
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Clerc Center has sent its students home on an extended spring break. As a result of the unexpected change, our community will experience financial hardship. MSSD students, for example, need to book last-minute flights home to their families....
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child Resilience Center Fund
Please join us in making a donation to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child Resilience Center Fund. Your gifts will support improved mental health services for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth.
Deaf Digital Journal Fund
Please join us in giving to the Deaf Digital Journal fund.
Deaf Printers Online Exhibition Fund
Please join us in donating to the Deaf Printers Online Exhibition Fund
Deaf Youth Pride Camp Fund
Please join us in donating to the Deaf Youth Pride Camp Fund. Your contribution helps us provide scholarships for those in need to attend the camp!
Donate to the Gallaudet Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute
Please join us in giving to the Gallaudet Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute.
Dorothy Polakoff Scholarship Fund
Please join us in donating to the Dorothy Polakoff Scholarship Fund.
Dr. Donald F. Moores ’59 Memorial Scholarship Fund in Deaf Education
Please join us in remembering Dr. Moores by making a donation to the The Dr. Donald F. Moores '59 Memorial Scholarship Fund in Deaf Education. The Fund shall be used to provide financial support (including special experience assistance) in alternating years to graduate (even years)...
Dr. Isaac O. Agboola ’81 & G-’83 Memorial Fund
Dr. Isaac Olubunmi Agboola was Gallaudet's dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services at the time of his death in 2017 at age 60. Born and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Agboola came to the University as an undergraduate student, matriculating from Ibadan...
Dr. Jack R. Gannon, ’59 Memorial
Please join us in remembering Jack by making a donation.
Dr. Steven K. Chough, ’61 Memorial Fund
Please join us in giving to the Dr. Steven K. Chough, '61 Memorial Fund.
Faculty of Color Coalition (FoCC) Donations Fund
Please join us in contributing to the Faculty of Color Coalition (FoCC) Donations Fund. Your gift will support special FoCC events, including social and cultural activities.
FoCC COVID-19 Emergency Fund
Your gift to the Faculty of Color Coalition (FoCC) COVID-19 Emergency Fund assists staff and students of color and international students through this crisis period. Please join us in giving.
Frank B. & Alice C., ’30 Amann High School Academic Bowl Fund
Please make a gift to this fund which supports general activities of the Gallaudet University National High School Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
Gallaudet Homecoming Fund
Please join us in donating to the Gallaudet Homecoming Fund.
Gallaudet Press 40th Anniversary
It has been 40 years since the Gallaudet Press began operating. Please join us in making a gift to celebrate our 40th Anniversary!
Gerald “Bummy” Burstein
Gerald "Bummy" Burstein, '50 & H-'86, passed away on Friday, August 31 at home in Moreno Valley, California. Bummy was 91 years old. Bummy served on the Gallaudet University Alumni Association Board of Directors for nearly 30 years; including 13 years as president. He was...
GIEI
Join your classmates in giving to the GIEI
Give to the Dr. Shirley Childress Memorial Fund
Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Shirley was considered by many within the deaf and hearing community as an exemplar for music interpretation into American Sign Language (ASL). Always passionate about her work, Shirley was a skilled professional who was one of the first known...
Give to the National Deaf Life Museum
The National Deaf Life Museum is grateful for your generosity and support as we continue to expand our mission.
GUAA Free State (MD) Chapter Student Emergency Fund
GUAA Free State (MD) Chapter Student Emergency Fund. This fund will be used to support the operation of a food pantry on the Gallaudet University campus; the food pantry will provide food, toiletries, and school supplies to students in need. The food pantry program is...
Harvey and Astrid Amann Goodstein ’65 Endowed Scholarship
Please join us in giving to this fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships for deserving first-time freshmen in good standing with a preference for those who have participated in the Academic Bowl.
IDMA Program Fund
The International Development Master of Arts Degree Program (IDMA) prepares students to advocate, design, implement, monitor and to evaluate social change. Please join us in donating to this fund.
In Memory of Kevin Peacock ’17
All gifts made in Kevin's honor will go to the Counseling and Psychological Services program at Gallaudet University. Note: For checks, please make payable to Gallaudet University and include "Kevin Peacock" in the memo. Mail to: Gallaudet University Development Office 800 Florida Ave. NE Washington,...
Ina P. Ewan Memorial Donation Page
Please join us in remembering Ina P. Ewan with a donation to the Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
Indigenous Students Emergency Fund
Please join us in supporting the Indigenous Students Emergency Fund at Gallaudet!
International and Students of Color Fund
Please join us in donating to the International and Students of Color Fund.
J. Sterling White, ’59, Memorial
Please join us in giving in remembrance of J. Sterling White, '59.
John C. Perry
Join us in making a memorial gift for John C. Perry, '96. John Charles "Bird" Perry, '96, who was involved with our men's basketball program for nearly two decades, passed away unexpectedly on January 15. John was 47 years old. John played basketball for four...
Lawrence David Kent Memorial
Please join us in giving to the Lawrence David Kent Memorial.
Lee & Nathan Katz Student Success Fund
Please join us in remembering Dr. Nathan Katz with a donation to the Lee & Nathan Katz Student Success Fund. Established by Dr. Katz, this fund supports the retention of rising Gallaudet juniors or seniors by helping to mitigate financial needs that could cause them...
Lilly Rattner Shirey, E-’85, Memorial
Please join us in remembering Lilly with a donation to support the Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
Linwood Smith Memorial Fund
Please join us in donating to the Linwood Smith Memorial Fund.
Louise B. Miller Pathways & Gardens: A Legacy To Black Deaf Children | Gallaudet University
Please join in donating to the Louise B. Miller Pathways & Gardens: A Legacy To Black Deaf Children memorial. Gallaudet University is committed to confronting its past and leading a national reckoning with the destructive legacy of segregation through a memorial that both witnesses and...
Motion Light Lab Donate
Please join us in donating to the Motion Light Lab Fund. Every dollar helps us a bunch!
Nancy Kensicki Memorial
Please join us in giving to the Nancy Kensicki Memorial.
One-Time Donation
Your support of Gallaudet helps shape the University today and tomorrow, providing critical funds that are used to meet the most pressing needs of our students. Your gift ensures the University community remains large, diverse, and at the forefront of higher education for deaf and...
Passport Caravan Fund
Please join us in donating to the Passport Caravan Fund.
PCIT Operations Fund
Please join us in donating to the PCIT Operations Fund.
R. Steven Ackley Memorial Scholarship Fund
The HSLS Department lost one of its beloved faculty members in June 2013. To honor his legacy, HSLS members established an endowment fund for scholarship. With outpouring support from Dr. Ackley's family, former students, colleagues, and friends, the fund was endowed within a year of...
Recurring Donations
Your support of Gallaudet University helps shape Gallaudet today and tomorrow by providing critical funds that are used to meet the most pressing needs of our students and the University. Your gift ensures the University community remains large, diverse, and at the forefront of higher...
Richard J. Coppola Jr. Class of 1966 Memorial Fund
Please join us in making a memorial gift to the Richard J. Coppola Jr. Class of 1966 Memorial Fund.
Robert Crockett Memorial
Please join us in donating in memory of Robert Crockett. All gifts will support scholarships at Gallaudet University, which serves deaf and hard of hearing students from around the world.
Roberto Cuenca Maldonaldo
Please join us in donating to the Roberto Cuenca Maldonaldo.
Ron C . Burdett and Joyanne Burdett Scholarship Fund
Please join us in donating to the Ron C . Burdett and Joyanne Burdett Scholarship Fund.
Stephen M. Ryan Memorial Fund
Please join us in donating to the Stephen M. Ryan Memorial Fund.
Support the Gallaudet Dance Company
The Gallaudet Dance Company is among the world's most exciting groups presenting dance with American Sign Language. The student dancers who make up the troupe discover and develop personal talents and expand their perceptions of self, community, and the world. Some join the company with...
Support the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center
Your support for the Drs. John S. & Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center will help create learning opportunities for Gallaudet students and advance the creation of films and exhibitions about deaf life. Gifts of any amount are sincerely appreciated.
Terry Bittker ’82 Memorial Fund
Terry Bittker graduated from Gallaudet University in 1982 with a degree in social work. Terry had a heart of gold and lived to bring joy to those around her. As a social worker and volunteer, she tirelessly advocated on behalf of those with disabilities until...
The Bernard Bragg, ’52 & H-’88, Performing Arts Chair Fund
Please join us in remembering Dr. Bernard N. Bragg with a gift. The purpose of this fund is to provide opportunities for interested artists and scholars to study, experiment, participate in and contribute to the professional growth of deaf theatre, signed arts, and deaf cinema.
The Chris R. Hoerr, IV & Cesar P. Morata LGBT Scholarship
The Chris R. Hoerr, IV & Cesar P. Morata LGBT Scholarship Fund was established to support deaf and hard of hearing LGBT students at Gallaudet. To qualify for the scholarship students must be enrolled full or part-time in a graduate or undergraduate program, be a...
The Gallaudet Fund
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." —Margaret Mead Expressing your love for Gallaudet through a gift, whether large or small, encourages our students in their studies by creating...
The President’s Circle
The University's most generous benefactors are recognized with membership in the President's Circle. These substantial gifts are essential to supporting our mission and our students, and we deeply appreciate your generosity!
Theatre Arts Fund
Please join us in donating to the Theatre Arts fund at Gallaudet University. Your donation will directly support upcoming productions.
Tribute to Barry Strassler
In memory of Barry Strassler. Please join us in making a donation in memory of Barry to the Gallaudet University Baseball Club. Your donation will directly support students on Gallaudet's baseball team.
Tribute to Dr. Richard R. Lytle
This webpage is for people to make tribute gifts in memory of Dr. Richard R. Lytle. Note: For checks, please make payable to Gallaudet University and include "Richard Lytle" in the memo. Mail to: Gallaudet University Development Office 800 Florida Ave. NE Washington, DC 20002
Tribute to Frank M. Conte
This webpage is for people to make tribute gifts in memory of Frank M. Conte. All proceeds will benefit the Mary Lou Denise Conte Memorial Scholarship Fund at Gallaudet University. The family appreciates your remembrance of Frank and Mary Lou. Note: For checks, please make...
Victoria LeBlanc
Join us in making a memorial gift for Victoria LeBlanc. Also visit the LuceOurLight Pay It Forward site.
Warigon ’89 and Reedy ’88 & G-’97 Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (W.R.I.T.E.) Fund
The Warigon '89 and Reedy '88 & G-'97 Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (W.R.I.T.E.) Fund provides support to underserved students within innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship at Gallaudet University. Please join us in making a gift to the W.R.I.T.E. Fund.

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