Support Student Success

The 1882 fund, or annual giving fund, supports Hastings College students.
How does my gift support student success?

Your gift to Hastings College and the 1882 Fund positively influences student success in many ways. With every student receiving financial support in one way or another, a gift of any size will help students succeed at Hastings College and become prepared to live life well.

Included here is just a sample of the ways your contribution helps HC students.

  • Student success at Hastings College is supported by alumni and friends$100 ($8 a month) provides two new documentary films or texts for Perkins Library.
  • $500 ($42 a month) provides goggles, beakers, test tubes and other supplies for students at the Morrison-Reeves Science Center.
  • $1,250 ($104 a month) provides a service-learning trip during January Term (Hastings College students serve locally, across the U.S. and abroad, including in Ghana, Guatemala and India, among other locales).
  • $2,500 ($208 a month) provides a need-based grant for an outstanding student of limited means who otherwise could not attend HC.
  • $5,000 ($417 a month) provides a special skills scholarship for an exceptional student in the fine arts, speech or student media.
  • $10,000 provides several undergraduate student/faculty research projects in the arts, humanities and sciences.
  • $15,000 provides emergency scholarships for students facing unforeseen financial difficulties, such as a parent’s job loss.
  • $20,000 provides four athletic scholarships for top student-athletes excelling in sports and in the classroom. (In 2012-13, HC ranked #2 nationally in number of NAIA Scholar Teams.)
  • $25,000 provides salary support for an outstanding faculty member in one of five academic divisions.

Thank you for giving to HC!