Invest in the future. Donate today.
Our high standards simply cannot be realized without your contributions. Every gift makes a difference—today, as students receive the best education possible at Newberry, and tomorrow, as graduates go on to achieve their goals and become contributing members of our communities.
You can make a positive difference in the lives of Newberry College students and faculty with your gift.
Newberry College offers a wide variety of giving opportunities. Choose the option that works best for you!
Gifts to the Annual Fund and Athletic Club result in an immediate impact in all areas of the student experience. Your gifts make Newberry College more competitive, regionally and nationally. Each gift made by an alumnus counts toward alumni participation. Whether it’s $10 or $10,000, your gift matters.
Endowment funds are essential for the future strength and financial security of Newberry College. Endowments preserve gifts in perpetuity so they can power the College's core mission. Through endowed gifts, donors have the opportunity to watch their gifts inspire, encourage, and create excellence today, with the assurance that their investment will fortify the College and touch countless lives for generations to come. Click to view Endowed Scholarships and Congregational Endowed Scholarships.
Phone-a-thon is a Newberry College tradition! Each spring and fall, Newberry College students call alumni and friends to provide campus updates, confirm contact information and ask for support for the Newberry College Annual Fund. Phone-a-thon callers have raised millions for the Annual Fund, which provides financial support for scholarships, academic programming, athletics, student life, employee salaries and campus operations. Whether you give $10 or $10,000, your gift makes a difference. Take a moment to speak with the student who calls you! Learn more here.
Feed the Wolf
Feed the Wolf, our annual employee giving campaign, allows our faculty, staff, and coaches to make an additional impact on the College and our students through their financial support. Last year, 78 percent of our employees participated in the Employee Campaign, with many departments reaching 100 percent participation!
It's easy to participate! You can make your gift online or through monthly payroll deduction. Download payroll deduction form here.
Share the lifelong benefits of a Newberry education with the next generation.
You can help nurture Newberry College, its students, faculty, and staff by making a donation today.
Our online giving form allows you to give to Newberry College in a safe and secure environment with easy-to-follow steps. You can use a credit card or debit card to make a one-time gift, set up a recurring gift or pay an existing pledge.
Call (803) 321-5147 and have your credit card or debit card information ready.
Or please mail your donation to this address with your check payable to Newberry College.
Office of Advancement
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108
Make your gift go even further! Many compannies participate in gift matching programs. Some companies will even match gifts made by retirees and spouses of employees. You can double or even triple your gift to Newberry College if your company participates in a matchng gift program. Find out here.
You can impact the life of a student or the entire campus community by doing something as simple as including Newberry College in your estate or overall financial plan. You many also benefit through significant tax savings with this kind of giving.
Stocks and Other Securities
Stocks and mutual fund gifts are another way to give to Newberry College. Not only is the gift tax deductible, but you may also avoid capital gains tax on the security. Give your broker the following contact information so specific transfer instructions can be obtained:
Office of Advancement
ATTN: Jason Boice
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108
Memorialize or honor a family member, friend, classmate, or faculty member with a gift in support of an area or program of importance to that person. You can also choose to leave the gift unrestricted for use at the College’s discretion.
Your property opens the door to a unique giving opportunity. From townhomes to farmland, many types of real estate assets can be donated to qualified charitable organizations like ours. You'll be helping a good cause, enjoying tax benefits, and potentially setting up a lifetime stream of income.
Since 1856, Newberry College has been blessed by the generous financial support of alumni, friends of the College, churches, and corporations. Their selfless giving is essential to the continued growth of the College.
Members of The John Backman Founder's Society are recognized for a lifetime of leadership giving to Newberry College.
The 1856 Society
($1,000,000 and Above)
The Newberrian Circle
($500,000 - $999,999)
The Cornerstone Society
($250,000 - $499,999)
The Order of the Scarlet and Gray
($100,000 - $249,999)
The President's Club Gold
($50,000 - $99,999)
The President's Club
($10,000 - $49,999)
Annual giving is the lifeblood of the institution, supporting our mission to provide a top-flight liberal arts education in the Lutheran tradition. Members of our annual giving societies have an immediate impact on the campus community by increasing our investment in scholarships, academic programming, athletics, student life, employee salaries, and campus operations.
($10,000 and Above)
($5,000 - $9,9999)
($3,000 - $4,999)
($1,000 - $2,999)
Love, Faith, & Loyalty Club
($500 - $999)
($100 - $499)
($1 - $99)
The Heritage Society
The Heritage Society is an association of individuals who, through a desire to assure the future strength of hte institution, provide support through provisions in their estate plans. Heritage Society, by its very name, acknowledges the manner in which careful planning safeguards and protects the quality and character of Newberry College.
Planned gifts enable donors to preserve their assets during their lifetime while leaving a valuable legacy to Newberry College. No legacy could be as lasting as one that guarantees the kind of learning that our students enjoy during their years at Newberry College, and no investment could be as rich in its ultimate return.
Your gift makes a difference.
Impact the Student Experience
Our alumni are family, and family means you matter. When we at Newberry College accepted you as a student, we made the promise to help you achieve your goals. Our job as family is to be there for each other.
Enhance Our Facilities
Our campus is beautiful, but old, and it’s time to upgrade to better serve both our students and our outstanding faculty. If we can bring the facilities up to where they should be, we will have one of the best colleges in the country.
Boost Our Local Community
Newberry College is a huge part of the Newberry community, both economically and socially. When we grow, the community prospers.
Enhance Our Programs
Newberry education is a personal challenge to every student in pursuit of knowledge who possesses the drive to live and learn with purpose, and your gift ensures that our programs always have the best teachers and the latest technology.
Be a part of Our Progress
Our revitalization efforts will elevate our school and benefit our students. The updates we have planned will improve our campus, allow us to attract and retain the best educators, and expand programs that help students thrive. Together, we will create a new generation of successful Newberry graduates.
Speers Street School
Science, Math & Nursing Building
Center for Athletic and Academic Achievement
Campus Life Complex
Smith Road Complex
Estate and Gift Planning
Without your selfless generosity, there simply wouldn't be a Newberry College. And did you know that you can also change a student's life—or many—by doing something as simple as including us in your estate or overall financial plans? There can be significant tax savings with this kind of giving, and you've come to the right place to learn more.
Your Stage in Life
Don’t know where to start? Pick a plan based on your age.
Why We Care About Newberry College
Learn why so many donors have included us in their estate plans.
Get Into Your Planned Giving Kit
Take advantage of these easy-to-use tools.
Meet Our Team
The Office of Institutional Advancement helps you create a lasting legacy at Newberry College that will make a difference in the lives of students, faculty and staff now and for future generations.