All Priorities

Major Priorities

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Student Support Fund

Our students are doing their best to navigate the challenges ahead of them this academic year, but many of them are struggling. The Student Support Fund helps Lakers experiencing unexpected financial or personal hardship. Learn more.

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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.

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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.

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GVSU Art Collection Endowment

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.

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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.

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.


Provide financial support for students to purchase textbooks, computer and tech equipment, and other needed school supplies.

Coming Soon

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Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

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.