Whether you are an alum, faculty or staff member, parent or friend of the University, there are many giving opportunities and funding levels available at Coastal Carolina University. Choosing what your gift will support is simply a matter of selecting an area that matches your interests.
There are many endowment opportunities and funding levels available at Coastal Carolina University. Choosing what your endowed gift will support is simply a matter of selecting an area that matches your interests. Opportunities include:
Nearly 85 percent of CCU’s undergraduate students receive need-based scholarships or financial aid totaling more than $140 million annually. The University has seen a steady increase in the need for such support. In addition to rewarding students for their hard work and academic success, endowed scholarships instill a sense of pride and self-confidence because someone has acknowledged their accomplishments and made an investment in their future.
Endowments generate much-needed continuing income for the University’s academic programs. Program funds provide an important resource for deans, directors and department chairs to meet the highest priorities of their departments, as well as to take advantage of unique opportunities that arise for which there is not current funding.
An endowed professorship or chair is the highest academic award CCU can bestow on a faculty member. It is both an honor to the named holder of the appointment and also a special tribute to the donor who establishes it. Endowed professorships and chairs begin at $250,000 and $500,000, respectively, and foster academic research and provide salary support. Competition for top-level faculty is intense. With your commitment, CCU will attract the best minds, the most engaged professors and the most creative researchers.
Naming opportunities range from buildings to labs to scholarships. Named endowments are created with a single donation, a multiyear gift or through an estate plan. You may wish to recognize or encourage achievement, celebrate a family legacy or memorialize a parent, a professor or other loved one. Your gift is a statement of your philanthropic priorities.