All Priorities

Major Priorities

Artists rendering of the new Center for Interprofessional Health
Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

Support the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health, the flagship of our expanded health campus. The center will allow the maximum interaction between students in our 20 health sciences programs, learning on state-of-the-industry simulation and technology. Learn More.

Artists rendering of the remodel of the Ferris Coffee building to be the new engineering space.
Innovation Design Center for Engineering

Support is needed for the Innovation Design Center for Engineering. Grand Valley is the primary talent pipeline for engineers in our region. Community demand has led to a 40% growth rate in Grand Valley's engineering program over the past few years, and we have outgrown current facilities. Learn More.

three students sitting around a laptop.

To improve access and affordability, we need donor support for our endowed and annual scholarships. While growing, these donor-funded scholarships continue to support a small percentage of our student population. You can help to provide additional funding where it is most needed for students. Learn More.

Students sitting in their cap and gown at commencement
Student Success Programs

Support greatest needs in any of Grand Valley's student success programs such as counseling, advising, career services, and more. Learn More.

Ongoing Needs

Grand Valley Fund

Support the university’s highest priorities for students each year.

Laker Family Fund

Join other parents and families of current students to support the highest priorities for student opportunities outside of the classroom each year.

Momentum Fund

Help returning students who are experiencing financial hardships to continue their studies.

Supplies for the Replenish Food Resource

Provide students with food and personal care items to meet short-term challenges.

Student Support Fund

Help graduating seniors experiencing an unexpected economic or personal hardship that could prevent them from earning their degrees.


Support students in the classroom by helping with the expense of textbooks.

Lakers Helping Lakers: First Generation Student Success

As we move into the final year of the Laker Effect Campaign, we’re focusing on first-generation students who often need extra support from the Grand Valley family. 

Celebrating Success

Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts

Including the Linn Maxwell Keller Black Box Theatre 
Opened August 2017

Thanks to donors, this renovated space provides music, theatre, and dance student performers with new opportunities to apply their craft, challenge their abilities, and gain the skills needed to ultimately succeed beyond Grand Valley on regional and national stages. Learn More.



Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall
Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall

Opened May 2018
Thanks to the generosity of 1,100 donors, Finkelstein Hall will provide intensive, interactive learning spaces and the space to work as interprofessional teams for health professions students. Learn More.

Rendering of the Jamie Hosford Football Center
Jamie Hosford Football Center

Opened June 2019
Thanks to more than 700 donors, the Jamie Hosford Football Center is a championship level building that meets the level of excellence of the Laker football program and our student-athletes. There is still time to support this project. Learn more.