School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

Supporting SPNA

We are very proud of the programs we offer. However, we knowe that we can do even better, but only with the help of our friends and alumni. There are many ways you can contribute to SPNA's efforts

Share your experience

Our pre-career students often desire a career mentors who can provide advice on skill building, resume writing, and professional development. If you would be willing to occasionally council students who are beginning their careers, please let us know.

Share your time

We always appreciate people who can serve on advisory, alumni and ad hoc boards. If you are interested in helping out, please let us know.

Share your knowledge

Persons with knowledge of government, nonprofit and healthcare management, city planning, philanthropy, public policy and other topics are welcome guest lectures in many SPNA's courses. Real world knowledge is always a great supplement to course material. If you have a topic you like to talk about, please let us know.

Also, from time to time adjunct teaching opportunities arise. If you have a Master Degree or Law Degree and are interested in teaching a course, please let us know.

Share your space

International graduate students often need affordable furnished rooms or small apartments for nine months to two years. If you have an extra room or granny apartment and would consider renting your space it to an international graduate student, please let us know.


Gifts from alumni and friends support scholarships, academic enrichments, or other purposes of the donor. All of us greatly appreciate the financial support provided to SPNA.

Your gift to the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration Endowment provides resources for us to create the highest quality educational experience for our diverse student body. The endowment fund assists students studying abroad, collecting research data, and obtaining project supplies. Starting in 2006, SPNHA began drawing on this endowment, however the capacity is still very meager. Your contribution is very important.

Your gift to the Joyce F. Hecht Distinguished Scholarship in Philanthropy supports outstanding full or part-time graduate students pursuing career paths in fundraising, grant writing, grant making and other areas of nonprofit development.

Your gift to the Henry and Juanita Dungey Minority Scholarship provides support for an outstanding minority public administration major in his or her junior year.

Your gift to the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy Library Endowment supports library resources for public administration students and faculty as well as those affiliated with the Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership.

If you are willing to donate, please visit the University Development Web Site for more information and options. Or click the button below to donate on-line. When giving, please indicate one of the above funds as the beneficiary of your gift.

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Page last modified November 28, 2011