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The Centennial Campaign

Leadership Gift Opportunities


his page lists opportunities to make leadership gifts to the Centennial Campaign funding priorities. Some gifts at these levels offer naming opportunities and other recognition benefits. For additional information on these options, please complete the form on the contact page and a Reed staff member will contact you.

To make an Annual Fund campaign contribution today, please click here.

  • “Inquiry”
    Gift Opportunities:
  • Professorships
    • Endow New Faculty Position $2.5 million
    • Endow Existing Faculty Position $1.5 million
  • Endowed Research Funds
    • Faculty Research
      • Collaborative Paid Leave (allows Reed faculty
        members to develop new lines of
        inquiry with faculty members at research-
        focused institutions)
        $1 million
      • Paid Leave/Research Sabbatical $500,000
      • Research Initiation Fund (covers start-up expenses
        for new faculty members, professional
        assistants, space costs, etc.)
      • Research Expenses Fund $100,000
    • Student Research
      • Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship $500,000
      • Student-Faculty Summer Research $250,000
  • Academic Learning Center
    • Endow Director Position $1 million
    • Naming the Learning Center $1 million
    • Fund for Tutors $100,000
  • Technology
    • Technology-Based Instruction (creates a centralized
      online forum for teachers and students to con-
      tinue classroom discussion, introduce topics
      before meeting, access digital resources, etc.)
    • Digital Asset Management (brings vast  amounts of
      digital resources—an image of an Etruscan vase
      or the Acropolis, for example—into the class-
      room and beyond at the click of a mouse)
    • Technology Innovation Fund  (allows Reed to invest in
      technologies that support teaching and research)
  • Performing Arts Facility
    • Details to be provided as architectural plans, now in progress,
      are finalized.
  • Performing Arts Endowment $100,000
    • With matching funds from the Mellon Foundation,
      supports the creation of three additional faculty
      positions in music, dance, and theatre, enhances
      the curriculum, and creates a music librarian position
  • “Community”
    Gift Opportunities:
  • Naming Opportunities
    • “Grove” Residence Halls, Language House,
      New Cross-Canyon Bridge
      $1 million
    • Language House Plaza, “Grove” Residence Hall Quad $500,000
  • Financial Aid
    • Presidential/International Scholar Fund (replaces loans
      with grant money for talented students with the
      most financial need)
    • Fully Funded Scholarship (meets the average financial
      need of a Reed student)
    • Named Endowed Scholarship $100,000
    • Centennial Scholarship Fund $50,000
  • Student Services Facilities $500,000
    • Creation of new spaces for student activities and
      organizations, health & wellness center, multicultural
      resource center
  • Canyon Enhancement Fund $100,000
    • Support for canyon restoration, enhancement, and maintenance
  • Dean of Students Fund $100,000
    • Discretionary fund for new initiatives aimed at enhancing
      overall quality of student life

Bequests or other deferred gifts

For additional information on these options, please complete the form on the contact page and a Reed staff member will contact you.

Can you fund one of these campaign priority projects?

Just fill out the form on the contact page and we’ll get right back to you, or feel free to contact us directly at 877/865-1469.