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Practice Community Philanthropy: Gifts to the Office of Civic Engagement Launch an Innovative Program Training Leaders in Philanthropy

Thanks to a Bridge Grant from a Sewanee family and sustaining contributions from more Sewanee family and friends, Sewanee is launching an innovative community philanthropy program, which not only helps lift the local community through grants but also trains students in best practices in philanthropy that focus on partnership and shared goals. 

Bucky in BB unifrom

Very Truly Yours: Bucky Gearinger, C'62, Inspired by Friendships to Make an Estate Commitment to Sewanee

An unrestricted gift to Sewanee in his will is a testament to lifelong friendships. 

A Friend of Sewanee Moves Seminary Project Closer to Reality

The Rev. Canon Fred Dettwiller has made a magnificent gift to the seminary on the project to relocate the School of Theology to central campus. His commitment to Sewanee and the church are much appreciated. 

Nancy and Robert Parks with Desmond Tutu

School of Theology Building Project Builds Momentum from Dioceses and Church Friends

Gifts from Nancy Parks and the Diocese of Upper South Carolina have added momentum to fundraising efforts to renew the School of Theology building. Gifts are now approaching $10 million. 

The author with his friend Edwin Alderson at Shenanigans

Alderson Gift Honors a True Sewanee Friendship

A gift from Edwin Alderson, C'62, reinforces academic distinction in the humanities and honors his lifelong friendship with author and classmate, Richard Tillinghast. 

Bookstore Will Anchor Village Revitalization

Building a new Wellness and Recreation Commons on the site of the University Bookstore creates an opportunity for a new bookstore in the Village. A beautiful design will draw people to Sewanee for books, small concerts, book signings and readings. 

If you are interested in a gift that goes beyond current-use dollars, named endowed internship funds begin at the $100,000 level. Named endowed scholarship funds begin at the $150,000 level for the College and $75,000 for the School of Theology.