One Day to Give: Adelphi University Giving Day

One Day to Give: Adelphi University Giving Day

Save the date for Giving Day April 19, 2023

Panthers came together and smashed records in 2022. Over $500,000 was raised to build a brighter tomorrow for our students and our University. We’re counting on you to help us reach even higher on April 19, 2023!

We’re counting down the days to Giving Day 2023, but you can support these causes any day.

You Make a Difference

Together we can fund scholarships for students, support academics across every school, fund programming and school life opportunities, and support important causes.

Adelphi Fund

Each donation to the Adelphi Fund directly impacts current students and prepares them to become leaders in their industries and communities. With the help of financial scholarships, inspiring faculty and hands-on learning experiences, Adelphi graduates are prepared and eager for what comes next.

Alice Brown Early Learning Center

The Alice Brown Early Learning Center (ELC) is known for providing outstanding education and care for preschool students. This Giving Day, please help us refurbish our outdoor play area. We would like to add playground equipment for climbing and swinging and create more gardening spaces for the children.


Each year Adelphi's NCAA Division II teams participate in Giving Day to raise funds for equipment, training, and competitions. This year, teams will once again compete against each other to ultimately earn an additional award to their total funds raised on the day, provided by the Panther Club.

Bridges to Adelphi

Bridges to Adelphi is a non-profit support program that offers comprehensive, individualized academic, social, and vocational support services that are designed to help neurodiverse students. With your donation, you will be able to support us in hosting free social events for our students, purchasing vocational assessments to guide career paths, and providing supportive tools for executive functioning difficulties.

Buy a Brick

Purchase an engraved paver in the Garden Terrace, the University Center’s new and beautiful outdoor space. Your paver will become a permanent part of the Adelphi campus, and your donation will provide vital support for our students. It’s a perfect way to show your Panther Pride!

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is dedicated to ensuring every student receives a personalized education. Please consider a gift to one of our priorities below to give students across all disciplines a variety of high-impact experiences and learning opportunities — setting them up for success at Adelphi and beyond.

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

At a time when financing the cost of college can be a struggle, your gift gives College of Continuing and Professional Studies students access to Adelphi's personalized education and the tools to achieve their goals.

College of Nursing and Public Health

The comprehensive education in Adelphi’s College of Nursing and Public Health is grounded in practice, delivery, innovation and efficiency. We serve the community at large, and are dedicated to providing students with the skills, knowledge and specialized training to succeed as leaders in the field.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

A donation to the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) is a gift in support of each and every Adelphi student. Your generosity promotes intercultural awareness and respect. Support student organizations, academic programming, diversity training for faculty and administrators, as well as programming and resources.

Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

The Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, the nation’s first university-based professional school of psychology, is recognized today as global leader. Your generosity will give our students access to world-class programs that integrate research, theory and practice across all levels of study.

Honors College

Supporting Honors College endowments is an annual Giving Day tradition, a point of pride that bonds generations of Honors graduates. A gift of any size helps your class climb the leaderboard and provides vital scholarships for high-achieving Honors students from all majors and programs.

Learning Resource Program

Learning Resource Program at Adelphi works with students to enhance self-advocacy skills, providing an important link with supportive faculty and staff across campus. Your generosity will help students with language-based learning disabilities and/or ADHD achieve their academic and personal goals.

The Libraries

On this landmark day to give, help transform a campus landmark by creating a reading room and seminar space in Swirbul Library. Your generosity will facilitate the use of research materials and strengthen our Library's ability to contribute to the broader national and international scholarly community.

Max Weinstein '02 Theatre Scholarship

To celebrate and honor Max Weinstein '02 and the positive impact he had on the Adelphi theatre community, the Weinstein family established the Max Weinstein Theatre Scholarship Fund, which is dedicated to student success. The fund provides scholarships to outstanding Adelphi theatre students in financial need.

NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program

Our licensed social workers work tirelessly to support the breast cancer community. With the help of dedicated volunteers, we provide a hotline, individual and group counseling (in English and Spanish), patient navigation at local hospitals, and educational events for the breast cancer community.

President’s Student Success Scholarship

The President’s Student Success Scholarship was endowed to help juniors and seniors facing unexpected financial crises complete their degrees. Many college students are facing unprecedented challenges, political unrest, and an uncertain academic future right now. A fundraising priority for the University, your support can keep a student on track to graduate.

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

The Willumstad School of Business is relentlessly dedicated to student success. Your gift will provide each and every business student the personalized, life-transforming education that Adelphi is known for.

Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences

Support the Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences as they prepare students to become changemakers, advocates, and champions for social justice through research, collaboration, and leadership.

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work experienced a record number of student deferrals and attrition in the recent year due to financial reasons. Our students work diligently and determinedly both in the classroom and in the field. Help us retain our students and give them the opportunity to be a force of change in their communities.

Senior Legacy Campaign

Gifts to the Senior Legacy Campaign are much more than just a donation. They are a way for our graduating class to leave their mark on Adelphi.

Student Affairs

Adelphi’s exceptional student life engagement opportunities—from residence halls, volunteerism, health and wellness support, to our many multicultural clubs and diverse activities, and award-winning career guidance services—help ensure what Adelphi students experience outside the classroom is life-changing.

Student Emergency Support Fund

Our students—domestic and international—sometimes face sudden and unexpected life events, such as illness, loss of family income, or political unrest in their country of origin. With your generosity, we can act quickly to provide help to our vulnerable students when a crisis affects them.

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center

TRHT seeks to bring about transformational and sustainable change and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. The Center will sponsor opportunities to engage students, faculty, staff, and administrators in Rx Racial Healing Circles, in which we hold a space for people to deepen communication with one another in a talking and listening space confidential and safe space.

Women’s Giving Circle

The Women’s Giving Circle is a premier volunteer and philanthropic organization at Adelphi University. Members not only support the University financially, but they also give their time, expertise, and talents. Together, they make a powerful impact on campus.

Women’s Leadership Fund

For 125 years, Adelphi has been preparing women for leadership roles in their workplaces and communities. Adelphi is committed to building on this legacy to ensure the next generation of young women have the opportunities needed to develop into leaders and the change-makers of tomorrow.

You Helped Adelphi Make History

On our 125 Anniversary: Giving Day, Adelphi took a major step in building a brighter tomorrow. Together we made Adelphi stronger than ever, and made this a record-breaking landmark day — in a landmark year. Adelphi will benefit from your generosity for years to come.
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