|College Advancement staff members stand ready to
assist you with any questions you may have regarding methods of giving
as well as opportunities for funding.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or the following
address or telephone number:
Office of College Advancement
141 East 12th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Endowment Funding Opportunities
Your support of the endowment is a critical investment
that ensures future scholarship assistance for students, collaborative
student/faculty research, and supports academic innovation in changing
times. Your investment in Hope's endowment will ensure that the
Hope experience will endure for future generations.
Endowed Scholarship Funds
A scholarship is considered endowed once
reaching a market value of $25,000.
Endowed Professorships and Chairs
Hope currently has 23 endowed professorships and chairs. A contribution
of $1 million allows Hope to fully recognize and support our
current most distinguished faculty and staff in innovative research
and sabbaticals. A contribution of $2 million recruits and creates
a new position on the faculty.
Lectureships allow Hope to continue its rich tradition of fostering
debate and discourse on issues of the day. Income is used to
attract nationally renowned and distinguished speakers. Investments
toward an endowed lectureship begin
Faculty Development Funds
Funds are to be directed by the President and Provost to encourage
summer research among the faculty. Donors may establish this fund
to honor family members, friends or faculty. Investments
toward a faculty development funds begin at $100,000.
Student-Faculty Research Funds
These funds encourage student-faculty research across the curriculum.
They provide summer stipends to students to allow them to remain
on campus to work with their faculty members on research projects. Investments
toward student-faculty research funds begin at $100,000.
General Endowment/Named Funds
Hope welcomes support and gifts from donors who have other specific
and designated gifts in mind. Subject to approval by the college,
donors will find flexibilty and cooperation in creating endowments
to fund opportunities that meet their vision. Investments
toward general endowment or named funds begin
Endowment Brochure (opens as pdf)
to her death on July 24, 2005, Virginia Bosch memorialized her
husband, the late Dr. Leon Bosch '29, through two different endowment
funds.. Dr. Bosch, who died on Dec. 22,
2003, was a professor at the Graduate School of Management at Northwestern
University for 45 years, including 10 years as associate dean.
He was on the college's Board of Trustees for 20 years, and was
instrumental in recruiting Dr. Gordon J. Van Wylen as Hope's ninth
president. Virginia established the Dr. Leon Bosch '29 Endowed
professorship in Business Management and also the Dr. Leon A. Bosch
'29 and Virginia Bosch Scholarship. Funded in perpetuity, the chair
and scholarship will serve as a lasting tribute even while making
an enduring difference at Hope. Virginia also donated an office
in the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.