Entries tagged with ‘Giving’

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.

From left to right: President Jack and Kris Ohle, Adeline and the Rev. Drell Bernhardson, James and Susan Peterson. 

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.

Walter L. Youngquist at this year’s Nobel Conference. 

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.

Bill Soderlund, Jr. (right) and his father, Bill Sr., pictured at this year’s Nobel Conference. 

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.

Karin and Robert Moe have made a $1 million commitment to the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning 

Major Gift Builds Momentum for Kendall Center

Gustavus parents Karin and Robert Moe believe in the power of focused philanthropy. They direct much of their giving toward liberal arts education, where they feel that individuals and society will reap the greatest benefit from their efforts. Gustavus is fortunate to be among the institutions to receive their major support.