Entries tagged with ‘Giving’


Largest Campaign in Gustavus History Closes with over $170 Million in Gifts

President Rebecca M. Bergman announced the successful completion of Campaign Gustavus, the largest and most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, at a dinner thanking donors on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Annual Fund Seeks to Reach Goal

The Gustavus Annual Fund is racing to meet its goal of $2.01 million by May 31, 2009. When reached, it will be the largest unrestricted giving total in the history of the College. While the goal is within reach, additional gifts are needed before the fiscal year ends at Midnight May 31.

Gustavus Receives $1 Million Gift

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce that the Greater Gustavus Fund has made a commitment of $1 million in support of both Commission Gustavus 150 and the College's Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2012.

Annual Fund Gifts Matched Through December 31

A Board of Trustees member has offered to match funds dollar for dollar up to $25,000 for new and increased gifts to the Gustavus Annual Fund between December 15-31.


Two Million Dollar Gift Will Support the Nobel Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce that the Reverend Drell and Adeline Dekko Bernhardson have made an endowment gift of $2 million that will support the Nobel Conference.

Gustavus Exceeds Fundraising Goals

Gustavus Adolphus College surpassed its fundraising goal for the fiscal year, raising $12.07 million by May 31, 2008.

Fundraising Goal Within Reach, Give by May 31

Gustavus Adolphus College is poised to reach its overall fundraising goal of $11.87 million by May 31, 2008, the college's fiscal year end. While the goal is within reach, additional gifts are needed before Midnight May 31. Gifts may be made online, by mail if post-marked on or before May 31, or by calling 866-487-3863.

Greater Gustavus Fund Challenge Grant Met Ahead of Schedule

Gustavus Adolphus College earned a $50,000 challenge grant, offered by the Greater Gustavus Fund, by raising more than double that amount. The grant matched new and increased unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more made to the College since June 1, 2007.


New Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund Established

Walter L. Youngquist, a 1942 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, recently made two separate gifts to the college totaling $500,000.


Chemistry Department Receives Major Instrumentation Gift

Bill Soderlund and Soderlund Village Drug of St. Peter recently made a major gift of $205,000 to the Department of Chemistry at Gustavus Adolphus College. The gift will enable the college to purchase a Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometer, to be used in instructional laboratories and faculty/student research projects.