Ways to Give

There are many ways to make a gift to William Paterson University—whether you prefer to make an annual gift or create a lasting legacy.

Annual Giving »
Annual Giving provides support for the immediate needs of students through the involvement of alumni, friends, and members of the William Paterson community. Gifts of all sizes foster student success and have a meaningful impact upon students as they work towards their dream of becoming college graduates.

Endowments »
Establishing an endowment can provide funds for scholarships and other programs at the University. Such gifts may be created in honor of a loved one, favorite relative, teacher, or to leave your own legacy.

Planned Giving »
Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for William Paterson University and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals.

Corporate and Foundation Relations »
Forging connections and collaborations between external funding partners and faculty and staff to help advance mutual goals that align with the University’s mission.

Scholarships »
Donor scholarships make a significant difference in the lives of hundreds of deserving William Paterson students each year, providing much-needed financial support that helps students to focus on their studies and fully participate in the University’s many experiential and extracurricular activities—turning their dreams of earning a college degree into a reality.

Matching Gifts »
Through a matching gift program, the impact of your gift to William Paterson University can be doubled or possibly tripled