Annual Fund Gifts for FY 2016-17


$11,742,908 given by 16,678 donors

Annual Fund Highlights

  • 62% of donors are members of the Cornerstone Society
  • 39% of current parents participated
  • 9 new or renewed annual scholarships
  • 12,119 alumni donors

Gifts in Action

See some examples of how your annual gifts helped students in 2016-17

The Bucknell Fund

  • Physical and mental health programming for students
  • Highly specialized lab equipment, enabling cutting-edge research
  • Travel funds for students experiencing family emergencies
  • Scholarships and financial aid that open doors to unlimited possibilities
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College of Arts & Sciences

  • Support for summer internships with nonprofit organizations
  • Funding for surveys to expand faculty and student scholarship
  • Travel, lodging and other expenses for undergraduate research students

President's Fund

  • Student research of the history of Bucknellians who served in World War I
  • Resources for the Moravian Lives Digital Humanities Project
  • Support for the Susquehanna River documentary with public television station WVIA
  • Travel to Nepal to helps students carry out a Project for Peace grant

College of Engineering

  • Undergraduate summer research
  • Boost for the Society of Women Engineers, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Engineering Success Alliance and other student programs
  • Rapid prototyping equipment for Maker-E, the electrical and computer engineering makerspace


  • Field hockey team's trip to Holland for training
  • Bison wraps for charter buses used for varsity team travel
  • Bison Club Spring Athletics Reception Tour
  • Travel, recruiting, equipment and other operating support for all 27 Division I Athletics programs
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College of Management

  • Bring alumnae and students together to explore issues facing women in the financial services industry through the Women in Leadership & Finance Summit
  • Revamp the Arts Entrepreneurship minor, a collaboration between the College of Management and the Arts Council
  • Support student travel to New York City for site visits, alumni panels and events in industries including real estate, advertising, financial services, media and fashion

Financial Aid

  • Bucknell Women in Science & Engineering Scholarships (B-WISE)
  • Presidential Fellowships — prestigious renewable scholarships for research with a faculty member
  • Support for study-abroad programs

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