Institutional Advancement

Drexel Fund

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I give back to Drexel?

A contribution, in any amount, is an investment in the value of a Drexel degree. Every gift enhances the educational experience at the University, and ensures that a Drexel degree is viewed as an accomplishment in the marketplace.

What if I just graduated from Drexel University, do I have to wait to give back?

Absolutely not! We encourage all of our newest alumni and seniors to make a gift as part of our continuing efforts to encourage philanthropy.


Why is annual participation so important?

Alumni annual fund supporters are thought to possess a high degree of satisfaction with their college experience. Publications such as U.S. News and World Report factor alumni participation into their national ranking of leading universities. Drexel University continues to rank high among the country’s institutions, earning a well-deserved reputation for excellence. It is this reputation that can increase the value of a Drexel University degree.


What areas rely on the Drexel Fund for resources?

  • Merit and Need-based Scholarships
  • Laboratory and computer equipment
  • Libraries
  • Academic and student programming
  • Facility renovations
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Operating Support

What are some of the Ways to Give and How can I increase my annual support?

You can mail your gift, make your gift on-line,, or call us. Your gift also can be increased by a matching gift. If you or your spouse’s company matches your contributions, your gift will double or in some cases triple.


What if I have Stocks and Securities, can I transfer them to Drexel as my gift?

Yes. Gifts to Drexel University can be accomplished in a variety of ways, including the transfer of stocks, cash and securities, which is a preferred giving vehicle for many of our donors.


Have additional questions?

Contact the Drexel Fund at 215.895.2612 or email

What is Drexel Fund?


Ways to Give

Matching Gifts

Anthony J. Drexel Society

Student Stories

2013 Senior Class Gift

Traditions Program

Thank You Reception

Parents Fund