What gifts count towards my class’s reunion gift?

All gifts made to any designation between January 1-December 31, 2020 count toward your reunion gift. In order to count toward the total reunion giving presented at Homecoming, your gift must be received by October 14, 2020.

How can I make my gift?

You can make a one-time gift by going to Elon’s giving site or you can Venmo @ElonGiving with your name, class year and designation in the description.You can also celebrate your reunion by setting up a multi-year commitment. See below for information on additional ways to support Elon.

Elon LEADS Campaign

Your reunion gift also counts toward Elon LEADS, the most ambitious fundraising effort in Elon’s history. Through the campaign, donors aim to raise $250 million to support key campaign priorities and secure Elon’s future as the national leader in engaged learning.

Recurring Gifts

A recurring gift is an easy way to make a big impact while staying within your budget and working with your schedule. For more information click here or contact us at giving@elon.edu or 336-278-7446.

Leadership Giving

Elon has various giving societies for leadership giving, for more information click here or contact Jonathan Miller, director of development and the Elon Society, at (336) 278-7478 or jmiller54@elon.edu.

Planned Giving

When you make a gift as part of your long-term estate plan, you are making an investment in the future of Elon students. With planned giving, you can provide long-lasting support for Elon while enjoying financial benefits for yourself. For more information click here or contact Elizabeth Read at (336) 278-7454.

How much should I give?

Giving is a personal decision. We encourage you to make a gift of an amount that is meaningful to you and that you are comfortable with. Your participation in your class reunion giving is what matters most. Giving back and participating in your reunion class giving will have a lasting impact on Elon students for years to come.

Class of 1970 Giving Participation
16%
50%

Class of 1975 Giving Participation
10%
30%

Class of 1980 Participation
14%
25%

Class of 1985 Giving Participation
11%
25%

Class of 1990 Giving Participation
14%
25%

Class of 1995 Giving Participation
16%
25%

Class of 2000 Giving Participation
10%
20%

Class of 2005 Giving Participation
11%
22%

Class of 2010 Giving Participation
13%
30%

Class of 2015 Giving Participation
21%
35%

*Last updated April 1, 2020

Click here to see total funds raised by class

Reunion Year Total Giving*
50th Reunion, Class of 1970 – Elon’s Golden Alumni $13,561
45th Reunion, Class of 1975 $2,975
40th Reunion, Class of 1980 $5,401
35th Reunion, Class of 1985 $10,348
30th Reunion, Class of 1990 $7,472
25th Reunion, Class of 1995 $37,680
20th Reunion, Class of 2000 $68,011
15th Reunion, Class of 2005 $54,108
10th Reunion, Class of 2010 $10,523
Fifth Reunion, Class of 2015 $12,560

Last updated April 1, 2020
*Total giving represents annual, capital, planned, and estate gifts as well as future commitments.