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Your support makes a difference—

By making a contribution, you can be a part of that exciting journey and make an impact that will solidify the innovation of education for our students today and in the future.

Your generosity ensures that Alvernia students have the opportunity to discover and live their purpose.  And your influence doesn't end there. Because when our students discover and live their purpose, they become ethical, well-rounded graduates prepared to transform the world.

If you have not done so, please consider giving a gift of education through a scholarship, the enhancement of an academic program, the Alvernia fund, or a key initiative.

Thank you for your support and interest in Alvernia University and its extraordinary students.

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Giving Opportunities

Francis Hall Patio
Alvernia Fund
Secure financial resources making it affordable and accessible to all students.
CollegeTowne Loyack downtown reading
Reading CollegeTowne
A strategic enabler that will redefine our academic programs and expand our roots in the Reading community.
Alvernia President John R. Loyack Welcome Reception with students
Presidential Hope Fund
To help all students and families in financial need and facing hardships.
Softball players leave field
Alternative Breaks
Students will go to various locations during the year to serve and learn about specific social justice issues.
St. Francis statue overlooking library patio
Boscov Scholars Program
Help committed and hard working students realize their dream of higher education in Berks County.
Francis Hall aerial view
Newcombe Scholarship
Supports mature women students that need financial aid in order to complete their education at Alvernia.
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Faculty Excellence
Support faculty's outstanding research and scholarship programs.
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Graduating Class Gift
Graduating Class Students will receive a gold tassel for making a gift.
Dr. Jodi Radosh places a student's microphone.
Real World Learning
Support hands-on educational opportunities through internships, field experiences, projects and programs.
Nursing student with Alvernia patch
Nursing Program
Donations will help support the Alvernia Nursing Department programs.
Flags at Campus Commons
General Endowment
Ensure a continuous source of funding for scholarships, research, teaching, and programs.
Francis Hall at sunset
Emma S. Yoh Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship remembers long-time education faculty member Emma S. Yoh.
Francis Hall at sunset
Bryan Dreibelbis Accounting Scholarship
Honors accounting educator Bryan T. Dreibelbis and is awarded to accounting students.
Athletic turf field
Alvernia Athletic Club
Support the Alvernia Athletic Club general fund which supports the department's highest priorities.
Statue by the Grotto
Larrie S. Thomas Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship remembers Criminal Justice alumna, Larrie Summer Thomas.
Adult Education Student: Jennifer Hack - Criminal Justice Major
Professor Edgard Hartung Emeritus Award
Honors Professor Hartung’s memory and is awarded to a CJ student entering law enforcement.
The campus quad
Alvernia University Golf Outing
Proceeds provide financial aid to Alvernia students, as well as the Chris Schlager Endowment to support maintenance and upgrades for athletic facilities.
Reading Scholars celebrate graduation
Reading Collegiate Scholars Program
Collaborative effort to assist Reading students with college readiness and financial support.