Helping our students finish the semester is our greatest need during this unprecedented time. Our students are doing their best to transition smoothly to remote instruction, but many of them are struggling. The Student Support Fund helps Lakers experiencing unexpected financial and/or personal hardship. Learn more.
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.
Support greatest needs in any of Grand Valley's student success programs such as counseling, advising, career services, and more. Learn More.
Storage, maintenance, and preservation of the GVSU art collection all cost something. While our vision is unlimited, our resources are not. We need gifts from donors to provide stable support and fully realize the potential of our borderless museum. Learn More.
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.
Support the university’s highest priorities for students each year.
Join other parents and families of current students to support the highest priorities for student opportunities outside of the classroom each year.
Help returning students who are experiencing financial hardships to continue their studies.
Provide students with food and personal care items to meet short-term challenges.
Provides financial support for students to purchase textbooks, computer and tech equipment, and other needed school supplies.
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.
The Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health will open in the Spring of 2021 thanks to donor support. This center will implement interaction between students in our 20 health sciences programs and allow for learning on state-of-the-industry simulation and technology. Learn More.
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.
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.
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.