Build a Bright Future

With your contribution, you can empower CWU student success for years to come. Thank you for investing in the leaders, thinkers, and innovators of tomorrow.

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About Us

Central Washington University (CWU) has identified the following fundraising priorities designed to maximize student impact.

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Resources & Awards

Read the answers to some commonly asked questions regarding resources and awards.

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Read about Memberships with the Wildcat Athletic Association.

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The CWU Foundation accepts gifts online, via phone, or by mail. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Meet the members of the CWU Foundation Board and learn about the Executive Committee.

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Your Support Makes a Difference

We greatly appreciate the generous support from friends of the university.

Through your support, we have been able to make a college education more accessible to hundreds of students, and continue to enhance the academic quality of Central Washington University.

fy23-fye-campaign-body.pngWe are pleased to present the FY22 CWU Foundation and Alumni Association Impact Report. Explore the various ways that donors, alumni, and friends have helped transform the lives of current and future Wildcats.

View the report online

You can download the FY21 UA Impact Report here (PDF). You may also view audited financials, as well as past impact reports, by visiting the CWU Foundation Accounting page.

There is never a better time than now to give back to support current CWU students who are preparing to be tomorrow’s leaders, dreamers, entrepreneurs, and artists. Help make the Central experience accessible to those who dream of achieving a quality education, making that dream a reality.

As a loyal Central Washington University alumni, donor, staff, faculty, student, parent, or friend, you are a vital part of our university community. Thank you for all you do for CWU.


If you are a student who received a scholarship, please review the Student Scholarship Instructions (PDF)on how to fill out your thank you letter.

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