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    Thank you DonorsWe are proud to highlight the donors who advance the College by being part of our giving societies – GOLD, 1770, Live Oak, Cistern and Bishop Robert Smith.

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    MomentumWe enjoy sharing stories about the impact of your generous support, and Momentum is just one way for you to keep engaged and informed about what you're making possible.

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    A GIVING ENVIRONMENTA gift from the late John Henry Dick in 1995, Stono Preserve continues to grow an environment of philanthropy at the College. Full Story »

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Each year, private support to the College of Charleston plays a critical role in preserving our place as one of the nation's best public liberal arts and sciences universities.

Philanthropy or the philanthropist at the College is not defined by the gift or the size of the gift. What matters is the belief, commitment and the desire to be an active part of the College’s future. Your support impacts every corner of our campus from scholarships to research funds for faculty, academic programs to cutting-edge technology.


New Education Scholarship Supports Diversity in Teaching

At the College of Charleston, the Mulvaney Family has made a vested commitment to furthering the education field by way of their philanthropy. In 2016, they established the William and James Mulvaney Family Endowed Scholarship to support a declared education major at the College of Charleston. Read story »


GEL Laboratories Funds Scholarship for Chemistry Students

GEL Laboratories LLC has established the GEL Laboratories Scholarship in Chemistry, an annual, non-endowed scholarship at the College of Charleston. Designed to bolster the number of chemistry graduates at the College, the scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and sophomores who plan to pursue a chemistry degree. Read story »


Franklin Barker West Memorial Scholarship Opens Doors for Freshmen

There was only one place Sydney Eiland wanted to be – and only one way she was going to get there: If she really wanted to go to the College of Charleston, she was going to have to find some financial support. Fortunately, she found – and was awarded – the Franklin Barker West Memorial Scholarship, clearing her path all the way to the Honors College from her native Mobile, Alabama. Read story »