General Endowment Gifts

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The endowment is the financial cornerstone of Carleton’s excellence. This fund generates a permanent source of income for Carleton’s annual operating budget, supporting financial aid to students, faculty salaries, and academic programs. Endowment gifts are crucial to Carleton’s long-term financial stability and success.

Questions about Carleton’s endowment? Please visit the college’s Investment Office’s website.

Restricted Gifts

Teaching and Learning

These gifts support the hiring and development of faculty members, innovations in the classroom, and student/faculty research opportunities.
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Buildings and Facilities

Buildings and facilities gifts support campus renovations, upgrades in technology, and investments in energy-efficiency and sustainability.
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Financial Aid

Your support for financial aid helps Carleton keep our commitment to meeting the full financial need of all admitted students.
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Naming Opportunities

Carleton honors the generosity of those who make significant capital gifts with the opportunity to name funds, buildings, professorships, and other resources made possible by their gifts.