Show Your Elon Pride

Named for the year Elon was founded and launched as part of the university's 125th anniversary, The 1889 Society recognizes alumni who show their Elon pride by making a gift to their alma mater each and every year.

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Support Transformative Learning at Elon

Midway through the fiscal year, the university looks to alumni, parents and friends to continue the strong tradition of giving at Elon. During 2012-13, donors contributed more than $17.5 million in gifts to Elon, setting a new record for gifts raised in a single year. Thank you for your support.

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Reunion groups give back

Class and affinity reunions are a great way for Elon alumni to reconnect with old classmates and friends, and support their alma mater.  

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Campaign for the School of Communications

Planning and fundraising are underway to build two new buildings and form a new quad for communications on Elon's historic central campus.

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A Secure Future

Kelli Palmer ’98 made a big impact at Elon with a planned gift. See how estate and other planned gifts can benefit you and build a vital pipeline of support for Elon’s future.

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News & Events

Annual scholarship gift honors memory of Elon alumna and educator

The Jackie Watson-Jones ’71 Annual Scholarship for Education Majors will make a difference for future teachers.

Elon donors set new fundraising records 

Alumni, parents and friends invest in scholarships and other university priorities as part of the Elon LEADS Campaign.

Elon celebrates the success of faculty and staff giving

This year saw 80 percent of Elon University employees make gifts to the institution in support of student scholarships, athletics programs and more. The increased engagement comes as Elon pursues its ambitious Elon LEADS Campaign, which seeks to raise $250 million during the next three years. 

Alumna endows Elon Engagement Scholarship with major gift

Allison Fox ’15 creates scholarship opportunities for women who wish to study business at Elon. The generous gift targets two priorities of Elon LEADS, the largest fundraising campaign in the university’s history.

Elon presents $10,000 raised through Honor President Book Drive to Alamance Burlington School System  

The fundraising drive held leading up to the inauguration of Book as Elon's ninth president in October 2018 will fund the purchase of 1,000 books for the local school system. 

Making a Difference

Alumnus supports The Inn at Elon and scholarships with a major gift
<p>The gift from Trustee Dr. William N.P. Herbert &rsquo;68 and his wife, Marsha, of Charlottesville, Virginia, will support key priorities of the upcoming Elon LEADS Campaign, the largest fundraising campaign in the university&rsquo;s history.</p>
Estate gift from alumna Edna Truitt Noiles &rsquo;44 and Doug Noiles establishes four additional Odyssey Program scholarships
<p>Proceeds from the gift will fund life-changing scholarships that serve students with high financial need in Elon&rsquo;s Odyssey Program. These scholarships are among the top priorities of the upcoming Elon LEADS Campaign, the largest fundraising campaign in the university&rsquo;s history.</p>