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Making a Gift

Your gift to Gateway Foundation is welcome at any time. The Foundation accepts cash, check, credit card, and shares of stocks.

Supporting the Mission of the Foundation allows the Foundation to respond where there is the greatest need.

What are some examples of what a gift can do?

Your gift of: Will fund:
$20,000 An endowed scholarship that generates a $1,000 per year scholarship
$18,000 Adult Learner Scholarship; a multi-year scholarship for new adult learners
$10,000 An endowed scholarship that generates a $500 per year scholarship
$4,000 One (1) student enrolled in a Gateway Boot Camp
$3,000 An Inspiration Grant proposal
$1,500 Five (5) trees in the Pike Creek Arboretum
$1,350 GED Test Vouchers for ten (10) students
$500 $500 annual named scholarship
$500 A student emergency grant
$300 A tree planted in the Pike Creek Arboretum
$260 A student requesting emergency grant assistance with a bus pass for the semester

The Foundation recognizing and hosting four (4) scholarship recipients and their family members at the Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony


Are you interested in starting a named scholarship?

Please contact Jennifer Charpentier, executive director, (262.564.2866 or about starting the scholarship.  She will visit with you about your hopes for the scholarship and how you want to help students. The Foundation works with scholarship donors to set the criteria for the scholarship.

Annual named scholarships start at $500. Endowed named scholarships start at $10,000. Endowed scholarships may be created with a single minimum gift of $10,000 or multiple payments over a time period of 5 years.


What are the types of scholarships

Continuing Student: for students who have completed at least 3 credits at Gateway and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or more

High School Scholarships: for graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 2.0 in high school

New Student Scholarships: for adult learners who have returned to school after having graduated from high school or earned their GED/ HSED. Students must meet program admission criteria and complete registration and FASFA applications by College priority deadlines.

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