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I give to Drake University because...

“We are all here on the shoulders of those who came before us and sought to give back to the University… We need you to lend Drake your shoulders in order for the future generations to have something to stand on.”

— Carl T. Jakopec, PH’69
recipient of the 2019 Alumni Loyalty Award

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Where Needed Most

Donations to the Where Needed Most fund will support the highest priorities of the entire University.

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Scholarship Support

Scholarship Support

100 percent of Drake University undergraduate students receive financial assistance, including merit and need-based assistance.

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Colleges & Schools

Colleges & Schools

Your support can help Drake's colleges and schools continue to build their reputations for producing the best and the brightest.

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Other Areas of Support

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Explore other areas of support that gifts to the Drake Fund may support.

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Gift of Stock

Stock gifts can have significant tax advantages. The following is general information regarding gifts of stock to Drake. As you consider a gift of stock, please remember to let us know when and how we can expect to receive your donation.

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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer's name below.

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Planned Giving

Planned Giving

It requires good planning for Drake to continue to successfully provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for all that lies ahead in their world. And with your good planning, you can help us continue this standard and mission for years to come.

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Would you like to talk to an Advancement Officer about a potential gift? Use our Development Directory to look up contact information for the Advancement Officer you need to contact.

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67%

Tuition

Tuition covers 67% of Drake's yearly operating budget—gifts from donors make up the difference.

6,297

Alumni

Over 6,297 alumni made a gift to Drake University in fiscal year 2017-2018.

$59

Million

$59 Million is awarded in scholarships, grants, and work study programs each year.

Suzie Glazer Burt Donation

Women's Basketball Program Receives $5 Million Gift

 

Longtime Drake University supporter and local philanthropist Suzie Glazer Burt has made a historic $5 million gift to the Drake University women's basketball program, Drake University president Marty Martin and director of athletics Brian Hardin announced Monday, April 29.

Glazer Burt's $5 million commitment to the program is the largest non-capital gift to a women's basketball program in NCAA history and will have a transformational effect on the Drake women's basketball program and its student-athletes.

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The President's Circle

President's Circle membership is open to any individual or corporation who gives a total of $1,000 or more to provide operational support to Drake in any given fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

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The Old Main Society

The Old Main Society

The Old Main Society recognizes donors who have made gifts of $1,000 or more to Drake in support of capital or endowed projects.

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Bonnie & Lewis McNurlen Consecutive Years of Giving Society

Bonnie & Lewis McNurlen

The Bonnie and Lewis McNurlen Consecutive Years of Giving Society recognizes committed and loyal alumni who make gifts to Drake in any amount and for any purpose in two or more consecutive years.

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