The reasons for giving to St. Olaf College are as varied as the methods of giving and the people who give — but the one thing that all donors have in common is a desire to help others. Meet a few of the good people who care enough to give of their time and their resources to make an impact on St. Olaf’s ability to provide an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition, and a global perspective.
Creative giving, such as the gift of real estate, provides important support for the college.
Couples give back to St. Olaf by including the college in their estate planning.
Deferred charitable gift annuities benefit St. Olaf and a beneficiary tomorrow, while providing tax relief for donors today.
The Rockswold Endowment supports collaborative internships for St. Olaf students at Hennepin County Medical Center.
St. Olaf emeriti support students by endowing scholarship funds.
Class of ’62 Social Work Majors: Naomi Fruechte, Yvonne Janning, Joan Matthees Fredeen, Carolyn Tande, Harriet Plotz, Rosalie Rusovick
Six Ole women from the class of ’62 give the gift of an endowed scholarship in memory of departed classmates.
A gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox ’77 will establish the Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater. Read about an additional endowed chair Steve Fox ’77 established.
Brad Cleveland ’82 wants St. Olaf College students to realize how much fun it can be to be an entrepreneur — no matter what type of organization they’re interested in building.
A major gift from the family of St. Olaf College Board of Regents Chair B. Kristine Olson Johnson ’73 will give more St. Olaf students the opportunity…
Blake and Sheri Cutler Smith credit much of their success to a solid St. Olaf liberal arts education and through their giving they hope to help provide the same opportunities to others …
The Hermodsons created an endowed scholarship to help provide support to students — as they received while at St. Olaf …
As a financial advisor, Greg is committed to the philosophy of maintaining a diverse portfolio. He and Nancy employ that same philosophy in their diverse philanthropy to St. Olaf by giving to the Annual Fund, an endowed scholarship, planned giving, and through their mentoring and networking activities …