Invest in Student’s Dreams

Give before June 30 to ensure CWU students have access to the consistent resources they need to complete their education. 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.

Explore CWU Foundation

About Us

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

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Fundraising Priorities

We invite you to learn more about the following fundraising priorities at Central Washington University.

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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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Donor Impact

Learn about ways that donor contributions make a positive impact supporting Central programs and students.

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Get Involved

Learn more about getting involved with Foundation at CWU!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Read the answers to some commonly asked questions regarding the CWU Foundation and gifting to CWU.

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Your Support Makes a Difference

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

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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.

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.


We are pleased to present the FY23 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 FY22 UA Impact Report here (PDF). You may also view audited financials, as well as past impact reports, by visiting the CWU Foundation Accounting page.


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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