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President's Circle Giving Fellowship

An Invitation

Every year, men and women from across the country and around the world generously support the work of Franciscan University, enabling us to provide an authentically Catholic education to some of the best, brightest, and most faithful young people in the country.

We're particularly blessed, however, by the members of the Franciscan University President's Circle: a distinguished group of University alumni, parents, and friends who support Franciscan University President, Father David Pivonka, TOR, in advancing his vision for Franciscan University. Collectively, members will provide Father Dave with $1 million in funds each year to help him realize some of the University's most important priorities.

Your unrestricted gift of $10,000 or more, renewable every year, will enable Father Dave to address critical and immediate University needs, helping him to advance Franciscan University's mission of forming young dynamic Catholics who will transform the world.

Fr. David Pivonka, TOR

How you Can Help

When you give to the President's Circle, you support strategic needs in the area of Student Financial Aid, where crucial, need- and merit-based grants help those who would not otherwise be able to attend Franciscan University and lessen what often can be an otherwise overwhelming loan burden.

Benefits of Membership

We invite you to join this giving fellowship of friends who believe in the mission of Franciscan University. This fellowship helps make our mission possible. In addition to the significant impact you will have through the University on the Church and the world, we offer these opportunities to members:

  • An invitation to an annual retreat held on campus;
  • An invitation to the President's Circle annual meeting with Father Dave to give feedback and learn about current Franciscan University events as well as future plans;
  • Prayers for your specific intentions.

This Year . . .

 . . . Make a difference in a young person's education.

 . . . Make a difference in a young person's faith.

 . . . Make a difference in the Church and culture by joining Franciscan University's President's Circle.

Make a difference.

      Over 30 years ago, I first arrived at Franciscan as an undergrad and received an outstanding education as well as life-changing spiritual formation as part of a dynamic, Catholic intellectual and faith community. A lot has changed in our culture in the last 30 years, but Franciscan University continues its mission to provide a superior education in a vibrant faith community where students and parents alike can be confident in their choice of Franciscan University"
-Father David Pivonka, TOR
President, Franciscan University

Leadership Gifts

If you feel called to help the University even more with a substantial gift, our leadership giving officers would be happy to help ensure that your gift is handled with the proper care and gratitude it deserves. For information about how you can make a difference with a leadership gift, please contact 1-800-783-6447 and we will be happy to assist you.