Endowment Giving

Support for Academic Programs

The following are minimum levels at which a donor may establish an endowment to support W&L's highest fundraising priorities today.

Department and Program Support Funds: $100,000 minimum
The departments and programs of Washington and Lee are challenged to support the many creative ideas and worthwhile activities of their faculty and students. Departmental and Program Support Funds help to underwrite the many educational events and activities such as seminar series and special speakers that are so important in enriching the academic life of the University. All departments and programs seek these endowment funds.

Library Fund: $50,000 minimum
Gifts to these named funds purchase books and materials for Leyburn Library, Telford Science Library, and the Law Library that are beyond budget resources.


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Endowment Giving
Office of University Development
Washington and Lee University
Development Building
Lexington, VA 24450