Fundraising Priorities

We invite you to learn more about the following fundraising priorities at Central Washington University. By supporting these programs, you will make a lasting difference in the lives of students and the CWU community.

Students and Programs

Students First Fund

Provides support to students via scholarships and university programs.

Wildcat Promise

Ensures that students eligible for Federal Pell Grants can attend and thrive at CWU.

CWU Student Emergency Fund

Provides limited duration emergency funding for students so that they can remain enrolled at CWU.

Wildcat Pantry

A free resource for the CWU community to access food and hygiene products. To learn more, visit the Wildcat Pantry web page.

Student Internships

Gifts provide stipends for students allowing them to cover internship program expenses while they gain valuable, real-world experiences that prepare them for successful careers after college. Visit the Career Services internship pages to learn more. 

Study Abroad

The opportunity to live and study overseas can transform a CWU student’s perspective on the world. Travel scholarships can make this happen. Visit the Education Abroad Scholarships page to learn more.

SOURCE–A Student Research Experience

Support allows students to conduct and present unique research regionally and nationally. Visit the SOURCE site to support students in their research efforts.

Colleges and Units

CWU News

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Central Washington University Foundation

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Ellensburg, WA

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