Giving Opportunities

Ways to Give to Trinity

The generosity of alumni, parents, corporate and foundation supporters, and friends helps us with our short-term needs and our long-term aspirations. Gifts to the Annual Fund, for example, help pay for things like laboratory microscopes, computer lab printers, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and more. Endowment gifts, on the other hand, ensure the fiscal health of the university in the future. A portion of the endowment’s earnings are spent on current operations and for purposes specified by donors. The rest of the investment yield is returned to principal, where it can grow over the years.

It doesn't take a lot to make a big difference

From Annual Fund donations to planned gifts, each type of gift shapes our school and students in incredible ways:

How Can You Make a Gift?

If you are interested in learning more about making a gift, get in touch. Please contact Chris Clarke, Senior Assistant Vice President for Trinity College and The Graduate School, at (919) 684-5074, or chris.clarke@duke.edu.