Nazareth fosters a culture of giving back, to both the University and the wider community by facilitating opportunities to volunteer, develop and share expertise, and make a gift to Nazareth.

Make a Gift

Have a lasting impact on our students and University.

Alumni Volunteers

Mentor, recruit, hire, host, serve — or other options.

Community Engagement

Our focus is on true partnerships and being engaged with impact.


Professionals: Provide student internships.

Shaina Louis

A Dream to Help Haiti

Nazareth has helped Shaina Louis ‘18 reach her dream of helping women become more financially independent in Haiti, where she grew up. Louis’ story »

Harrison Kane

Harrison Kane ‘21 Leads Horses and People

Student finds purpose volunteering on and off campus. Kane's story »

John Williams and Chuck Lundeen

Creating an LGBTQ Scholarship

A local magazine featured how and why John Williams and Chuck Lundeen took action to create their legacy. Read "The Art of Giving" »

Aubrey Baldauf and Prof. Leanne Charlesworth sit at a table.

Transformational Experiences Lead to Peace Corps Work

Aubrey Baldauf '19 repeated jumped at college opportunities to make a difference and learn, encouraged by Prof. Leanne Wood Charlesworth (pictured at right). Then Aubrey went into the Peace Corps. Aubrey's story >

Career connections breakfast

Secrets of Success: Alums Share Tips with Today’s Students

At Homecoming & Reunion Career Breakfasts, alumni give current students tips on networking, getting the most out of college, and shaping careers.

Jesse Cruz

Choosing service + community-enhancing major

Jesse Cruz '16, a community youth development major, turned his life toward service after a lonely homecoming from Iraq. Cruz's story »

Jen Jopson

Long-term connections

In and after college, Jen Jopson ’00, ’09G, has bonded with others by contributing time, expertise, and funds. Jopson's story »

Larry and Nancy Peckham shaking hands with Nazareth College President Daan Braveman.

"Competence with a heart"

A local entrepreneur supports Nazareth as an investment — to create more teachers, scientists, business people, and allied health professionals in the world who have both skills and compassion. Watch video »

Chris and Anne McCaffrey

Giving from gratitude

Chris '87 and Anne McCaffrey '89, who met at Nazareth, donate to Nazareth's annual fund because they appreciate being well prepared for their careers.

Ian Prichard, alum of Nazareth College, Black Tie Ski Rental '98Hmm i

Sharing Entrepreneurial Lessons

Ian Prichard '98 returned to campus to give business success advice to today's students. Ian's advice »

Ed Leva

Endowing a Lacrosse Fund

In gratitude for a strong work ethic instilled by his parents, George and Beverly Leva, former lacrosse player Ed Leva '91 created a permanent fund to support the team.