Capital and Endowed Gifts

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General Endowment Gifts

Endowment gifts are essential to Benedict’s long-term stability and success. It is literally the gift that keeps on giving. This fund generates a permanent source of income for Benedict’s annual operating budget, supports financial aid for students, supplements faculty salaries. and provides additional funding for academic programs. 

Restricted Gifts

Teaching and Learning

These gifts support the hiring and development of faculty, innovations in the classroom, and student/faculty research opportunities. 

Buildings and Facilities

Buildings and facilities gifts support campus renovations, upgrades in technology, and investments in energy-efficiency and sustainability.

Student Life

Invest in the rich array of experiences that enable our students to develop their talents and leadership skills, including student organizations, career development programs, the Benedict College Band of Distinction and more.

Naming Opportunities

Benedict College honors the generosity of those who make significant capital gifts with the opportunity to name funds, buildings, professorships, and other programs and services made possible by their gifts.

To learn more about Naming Opportunities and Restricted Gifts, please contact Leandra Hayes-Burgess, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at 803-705-4743 or


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