Where to Give

Central is a special place that cares about people and equips students and faculty to make a difference in the world. Through your gifts to the college you can have an immediate and lasting impact on students’ lives through scholarships and teaching excellence.

Journey Scholarship Fund

Gifts to The Journey Scholarship Fund provides annual scholarships for students at Central College.

Central College Endowment

Gifts to the Central College endowment allow donors the opportunity to create a life-time legacy of support of Central College.  Endowed funds may be unrestricted, which means they can be used wherever the need is greatest, or they may be designated for a scholarship, faculty position or program.  Central offers the following gift levels to create an endowed fund. Learn more.

Endowed Scholarships — $25,000 
Endowed Professorships — $500,000
Endowed Faculty Chair — $1,000,000


Academic Department Venture Funds

Gifts to academic department venture funds allow those departments to fund such things as equipment purchases, faculty and student research and travel stipends, professional conferences and other needs specific to their individual areas.  Venture funds are managed by individual departments.

Athletic Department Excellence Funds

Gifts to individual sports programs excellence funds assist our athletic teams with such things as uniform and equipment purchases, travel to tournaments, and other programmatic needs which may arise.

Interested in making a gift? Check out all of the ways to give to Central.