Giving to Gallaudet is made easier through select campaigns and special funds. Check out Gallaudet’s current giving campaigns below!


Necessity of Now Fund

Please join in donating to the Necessity of Now. Your gift is a powerful declaration of support for the Black Deaf community and for equitable and inclusive access to education and opportunities for Deaf and signing people. With support from donors like you, Gallaudet will...

Combined Federal Campaign for Government Workplace Giving

Federal employees, retirees, and contractors now have a new way to help make it possible for Gallaudet to continue its mission of educating deaf and hard of hearing students as tomorrow's leaders. Gallaudet has been selected as a participating nonprofit in the Combined Federal Campaign,...

Giving Through United Way

The United Way campaign provides employees with the opportunity to donate or volunteer for causes that are important to them, including education, financial stability, health, and community. Millions of employees donate money, volunteer or get involved with local and national causes that are important to...

Shop Amazon Smile and Benefit Gallaudet

If you use to shop, use Amazon Smile instead and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible purchases to the charity of your choice, including Gallaudet! As of August 2017, Amazon Smile Donations has distributed a total of $62,069,818.82 to charities....

Corey Gradin Donation

Please join us in donating in memory of Corey Gradin to the LGBTQ Scholarship fund at Gallaudet University.

DEP Program Fund – Summer Institute in Japan

Students who are a part of the Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction & Emergency Planning Program (DEP) need your support to help with the cost of traveling to Japan for their July 2024 Summer Institute. 

Class of 1984 Endowment

Please join your classmates in making a donation to the Class of 1984 Endowment.

MSSD Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

The fund will support Model Secondary School for the Deaf graduates with academic excellence, with a first preference to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students. If none can be found, the award will be given to any MSSD graduate with a 3.0 GPA.

Dorothy E. Ann Fund (D.E.A.F.) Endowed Scholarship

Please join us in donating to the Dorothy E. Ann Fund (D.E.A.F.) Endowed Scholarship which supports scholarships to deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate students from Central Ohio who are in good academic standing (GPA of 2.8 or higher), and demonstrate financial need.

High School Academic Bowl Support Fund

Please join us in giving to the High School Academic Bowl Support Fund. 

Gallaudet University Food Pantry Support Fund

Please give to the Gallaudet University Food Pantry Support Fund. 

Wanda Klein Memorial Gifts

Give to Gallaudet in memory of Wanda Klein. 

In Honor of Alfred Sonnenstrahl’s Honorary Degree

Please join us in giving to Gallaudet University in honor of Mr. Alfred Sonnenstrahl, a lifetime advocate for telecommunications access. Mr. Sonnenstrahl will receive an honorary degree during Gallaudet's 2024 Commencement ceremony. 

Rowley Family Scholarship Fund

Please make a donation to the Rowley Family Scholarship Fund in memory of Nancy C. Rowley, ’62.

The Dr. Steven, ’61, and Nancy, ’66, Chough Scholarship Fund

Please join us in giving to The Dr. Steven, ’61, and Nancy, ’66, Chough Scholarship Fund.  Dr. Steven Chough passed away in 2022 and was a leader and passionate advocate for the needs of Deaf communities in the United States and internationally. He was often called...

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