Areas to Support

Marymount Fund –Support the Greatest Need

Gifts to the annual fund are essential to fuel the progress of Marymount. They provide a way to meet immediate needs for students and faculty. Each year, hundreds of alumni and friends make gifts ranging from $10 to $10,000 or more. Together they have tremendous impact. By establishing a personal tradition of annual giving, you not only directly support our students and faculty, but also help Marymount rise in ranking furthering the value of a Marymount degree. If you are an alumna or alumnus, your gift counts –no matter the size!

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Giving to a school, department or program

Some alumni and friends of Marymount prefer to provide support to a particular area of the University. To donate to a specific academic unit, athletics, or other – simply visit our secure online giving page, select “Designated Gift” then type in the Comments box where you would like your gift to be allocated.

Endowed giving–Ensuring Your Values in the Future

Endowed gifts provide stability in perpetuity and demonstrates your commitment to Marymount University.

An endowment gift is a donation that is given with the intent to preserve the original value of the gift, and to grow it over time. The funds are held in perpetuity and invested, and the accumulated appreciation and income on the investment is used to fund an annual distribution. The annual distribution is spent according to the donor’s wishes. Through this dedicated stream of income, an endowment gift ensures the stability of a scholarship, professorship, program, or other purpose.

To design the most meaningful endowment gift to meet your goals, please contact us at(703) 284-1647.

Scholarship Support

84% of all undergraduate students rely on some sort of financial aid to attend Marymount. 28% of our students are Federal Pell Grant eligible, demonstrating exceptional unmet financial need.

Marymount aims to secure scholarship funding so students of all backgrounds and walks of life who are admitted can afford to attend. We hope to have your support to make this possible. We know the value of a Marymount education and an environment filled with talented students from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Scholarships may be based on financial need, academic disciplines and accomplishment, volunteer service, and more.

Tribute, Honorary, or Memorial Gifts

A gift made to honor or remember a loved one can be used to meet areas of greatest need or can be designated to a specific area of the University.

If you wish to notify the honoree or his or her family of your thoughtful gift, please provide contact information when you make your gift. The amount of the gift is not disclosed, and your gift is fully tax-deductible as provided by law.

Gifts may be made online, by phone, or by mail. For information on how to start a memorial gift fund as well as honorary gift questions, contact us at(703) 284-1647.

Please mail your check to:
Marymount University
Advancement
2807 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22207

If you’d like to include Marymount in an obituary announcement, we recommend the following paragraph that can be personalized to your needs:

Memorial contributions may be made to Marymount University. Please direct your gift to (insert fund) in memory of (name). Gifts may be made online at support.marymount.edu, by phone at(703) 284-1647, or by mail: Marymount University, Advancement, 2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207.