2016-17 Goal: $2.25 Million

Current total: [total will appear here]

The Parents Fund is a tradition that supports Bucknell University's top priority: our children. This past fiscal year, parents contributed over $2 million — sending a strong, collective vote of confidence in the University's mission and vision. You can designate your Parents Fund gift to any area of Bucknell.

to support the Parents Fund


*current total as of 6/26/2017

Imagine What Your Gift Could Do


BU graduates celebrating commencement.
Your gift could provide:

  • student travel expenses to conduct research at a local site
  • one musical score for the Music Library
  • one day's wages for an engineering student worker


Orientation Leaders plan all year for the arrival of the incoming class.
Your gift could enhance student life by providing:

  • supplies for an international cooking class at 7th Street Studio
  • one Common Ground scholarship
  • bagel brunch for 40 students at Berelson Center


Faculty and student collaboration
Your gift could celebrate arts and performance by providing:

  • paints for an entire art class for one semester
  • one cross-cut mitre saw to build theatre sets
  • a semester's worth of chemicals for the photography lab


Bucky flys the flag at a Homecoming game
Your gift could provide Bison Athletics with:

  • one video camera for baseball team analysis
  • two goals for the women's lacrosse program
  • one season's worth of strings and grips for tennis teams


Sophmore Career Fair
Your gift could provide the Career Development Center with:

  • bus transportation for students to attend a career fair


Your gift could provide University resources like:

  • two laptop computers for the library equipment area
  • one large-format digital printer for the Department of Art & Art History

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