Giving Options

Giving Options

Giving Options

Penn State Scranton benefits from your philanthropy in a variety of ways. Some of the options from which you can choose include the following:

Endowments: a permanent fund established by a donor to benefit the university while often providing tax benefits to the benefactor

Scholarships: funds that assists students of all ages with tuition expenses

Awards: funds typically applied to tuition expenses that recognize a superior accomplishment in an academic discipline

Planned Giving: programs that provide benefits to you now, and in the future, while benefiting Penn State for generations to come

Corporations and Foundations: mutually beneficial collaborations with corporations and foundations which may also include matching gift programs

Program Support: opportunities to enrich academic, social, and cultural aspects of the campus

Faculty Support: funds that provide special teaching and research materials, library acquisitions, and other forms of assistance

Outright Gifts

Each year, Penn State alumni, parents, and friends provide the University with much-needed financial assistance through outright gifts of cash, securities, or other property. Outright gifts have an immediate impact and are used to support the current needs of our schools and colleges.

The Student Emergency Hardship Fund

Bequests, etc.

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For additional information on any of the above giving options, contact our Development Office at 570-963-2536.