Areas to Support

Annual gifts from alumni, friends and parents are an ongoing vote of support for our university and they provide a vital margin of excellence that sets us apart from other institutions.

Join the nearly 2,400 donors who gave their gift, their way last year by designating it to the academic program, athletic team or student life activity that is most meaningful to you. We have collaborated with our faculty, staff and coaches to identify specific projects and equipment needs in each area that will benefit from donor support.

This year, we are highlighting the following areas:
Support the 97% of full-time traditional undergraduate students who rely on scholarships to attend Clarke.
  accounting and business administration
Help our future leaders as they learn how to succeed in today’s complex business world.
  arts at clarke
Support the renowned Arts at Clarke program by supporting lectureships, performances and art exhibits.
  arts and humanities
Clarke was founded as a liberal arts institution with a strong reputation in arts and humanities. Give to one of many programs within this area such as graphic design, fine arts, communication, history, philosophy or religious studies.
Back your favorite team and make a gift to provide strength training equipment and basic equipment needs.
  campus ministry
Antioch Retreat, Into the Streets, mission trips and prayer services are all supported by your gifts.
Support our future teachers, who will influence the cognitive, moral and social development of children in today’s multicultural world.
  health sciences
Help the nursing, athletic training and physical therapy departments by supporting new furnishings, medical journals and patient care simulation activities.
  natural sciences
Your gift can help the biology, biochemistry, chemistry and mathematics programs make the most out of their educational resources. Current needs include lab and classroom supplies, computers and microscopes.
  area of greatest need
Give an unrestricted gift to Clarke for use in the area of greatest need.
  additional area of support
There are many areas that would benefit from your support. Please indicate your desired area on the following form.


Your gift, in any amount, will help us grow. Please invest in the Clarke experience and make a positive impact for current and future students.




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