ACUI announced any gifts made through 2021 will go to the newFinancial Assistance Fund, supporting students and professionals affected by the pandemic and helping to sustain campus community for the next 100 years.
The Education and Research Fund is hosting a Virtual Fitness Week, May 18–22! You may participate in as many activities as desired to promote wellbeing and self-care while raising money for the Financial Assistance Fund. Wear purple and be sure
to take a selfie and post using #ACUIfitness20.
Given the financial pressures higher education is facing as a result of the pandemic, ACUI is committed to ensuring donations in 2020 enable campus community builders to receive professional development and access needed resources.
research exists about college unions, and we want to change that. The
Education and Research Fund has helped finance research on student
learning through the built environment, involvement, and campus
This is done through offerings such as the Research and Education Grant and the Daniel M. Maxwell Dissertation of the Year Award.
ERF is about the community's legacy—if not us, then who will ensure ACUI's mission and vision?
In giving we experience the convergence of practice and priority. In giving we express the faith in our profession.
Matt CameronAssistant Vice Provost for Student LifeSanta Clara University
Make a Gift
Reoccurring or one-time gifts can be made in any amount via check or credit card to help advance campus community any time of year. Every dollar counts!
I-LEAD® alumni are encouraged to donate in honor of the year attendedt o the Knot
Club to endow the Meg Sutton I-LEAD® Scholarship (e.g., $20.18 for 2018). Donors will receive a knot
pin to recognize their donation. Be sure to
select the Knot Club on the donation form.
Engage supporters through the FUNd
Run/Walk/Roll, bid on auction items during the Annual Conference, or participate in a signature event at the Annual Conference.
Employer matching programs can double or
triple your gift. If your or your spouse/partner’s company has a
matching program, email ERF Coordinator Jake Dawes to learn how to best navigate options.
the legacy of a deserving individual by making a gift in their honor or
giving to a named award endowment. For information about naming
opportunities, please contact ACUI CEO John Taylor.
Plan your philanthropic legacy through a bequest or list the Education and Research Fund as a retirement or insurance beneficiary. Learn more by contacting ACUI Director of Finance and Administration Dave Teske.
Your Work is Important
Ensure your campus community knows about the Role of the College Union
and the significance of what you and your staff do every day.