Campaign Priority One


A strong, growing endowment provides long-term funding stability that helps us fulfill K’s mission with distinction. Contributions to the endowment are invested in a wide range of funds and a portion of the annual earnings are used to support programs and initiatives that distinguish Kalamazoo College in the higher education marketplace. The endowment component goal of The Campaign for Kalamazoo College is $61.5 million. We are asking alumni, parents, and friends to contribute to one or more of the priorities described below:

Diversity and Leadership Scholarship

Keeps K accessible to talented students and enables the College to continue to be a true laboratory of intercultural living and learning

Center for Environmental Stewardship

Increases the College’s ability to educate scientifically literate and civically engaged graduates by infusing sustainability and environmental stewardship education across the curriculum

Faculty Excellence

Allows K to attract and retain outstanding professors and assures students are taught by stellar teachers and scholars

International Engagement

Helps students participate in study abroad, one of the College’s signature programs

Student Research

Enables students to engage in real world research and creative exploration

Special Opportunities

George Acker Endowed Scholarship
Ed Baker Football Endowment

Endowment Campaign Total as of 6/30/2015

The College cannot succeed without you. Find out more about how you can make a gift that will achieve your dreams and those of others by contacting a development staff member.