Annual Fund

Annual Fund for

Academic Excellence 

The Annual Fund for Academic Excellence is dedicated to furthering the mission of Gannon University by enhancing student financial support and University experiences. Comprised of thousands of annual gifts from alumni, parents, and friends, the Annual Fund's financial commitment to Gannon plays a vital role in the success of every student. 

Gifts to the Annual Fund support the greatest needs of the University that other funding areas, such as tuition and endowment earnings, may not sufficiently cover. Your gift ensures students have immediate access to enhanced academic resources. 

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What Does the annual fund support

Unrestricted gifts provide Gannon the ability to use those funds for the highest priority needs of the University. These areas may include financial aid, technology and building upgrades, library resources, campus ministry and much more.  


scholarships and financial aid

More than 90% of Gannon students qualify for some form of financial aid. Your gift will provide students with an exceptional, affordable education. 



Students in Morosky, CHESS and CEB rely on enhanced resources to succeed in their fields. Your gift strengthens Gannon's ability to recruit top faculty, offer research opportunities and develop innovative programs with cutting edge technology.


The Gannon Golden Knight Booster Club supports every Gannon student-athlete. Your gift can be designated to support a specific team or GU Athletics' overall greatest needs.

travel, study abroad, service

At Gannon, students have opportunities to explore and impact the world around them. Through programs like Study Abroad, ABST, T.R.A.V.E.L.and Give Day, students are able to study and give back to local and global communities.

leadership and professional opportunities

Outside of the classroom, students take advantage of various leadership and professional opportunities to gain valuable experience in their fields before graduating.

Make your gift today! 

Support the future of Gannon University by making your gift today. Your gift provides the enhanced resources that current and future GU students need to find success academically, professionally and personally. Thank you! 
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Thank You to Our Supporters!

Thank you to all of our loyal donors. The Annual Fund for Academic Excellence is comprised of thousands of annual gifts from alumni, family, friends, faculty, staff and students. Click on the links below to see the 2017-2018 Donor Honor Rolls. 








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Our Mission

Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan University dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.