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Why Give to Franciscan?

Because you can help Franciscan lead the way in providing a faithfully Catholic education!

Your gifts support Franciscan University's bold faithfulness to the teachings of the Catholic Church, complementing a diverse and academically challenging curriculum that integrates faith and reason within a dynamic campus life. Help bring Franciscan's mission to life by giving to the Franciscan Annual Fund, which provides critically needed financial aid to students and the resources to address day-to-day priorities of the University.

  • BECAUSE YOU CAN HELP FORM THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF THE NEXT GENERATION!

Your gifts ensure that our students will continue to have access to the finest Catholic education, preparing them to engage the culture and “rebuild the Church” as business leaders, catechists, doctors, lawyers, politicians, mothers and fathers, priests and religious.

  • BECAUSE YOU CAN HELP A CHURCH CRYING OUT FOR LEADERS AND VOCATIONS!

With the largest Priestly Discernment Program in the country, Franciscan University provides pre-seminary formation for nearly 60 young men a year who are seriously discerning the priesthood. These men receive a dynamic, faithfully Catholic education in theology and philosophy and participate in vibrant communal prayer life and fellowship. Help the students of today become the priests of tomorrow through our Blessed Junipero Serra Fund.

  • BECAUSE YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMMERSION EXPERIENCES!

Franciscan University is on a mission to provide real world experience and hands-on training to every Franciscan undergraduate science major and Engineering Dual Degree student. You can support professional immersion experiences in medicine, science, and engineering.   Your investment will help our students explore their passions and set them apart with specialized training for their future careers.  The Franciscan Science Funds have been established for this purpose.  Invest in our students through the Franciscan Science Funds.

  • BECAUSE YOUR GIFT IS AN INVESTMENT IN FUTURE FRANCISCAN ALUMNI WHO WILL TRANSFORM THE WORLD!

Your gifts enable the profound, life-changing experience that is a Franciscan education, where students achieve academic success and powerful spiritual growth in the Catholic faith. The Franciscan experience is more than educational; it’s transformational. Our graduates leave here equipped to influence their families, workplaces, and communities with strong values, deep faith, and loving hearts.

 

 

For many years…
Franciscan University has led the way in providing an authentically Catholic education. The students live and breathe their Catholicism, and they are one of the happiest student bodies I have seen in my life."
- Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR

Franciscan University of Steubenville
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Steubenville, Ohio 43952
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