Giving Through Endowments

Giving Opportunties

The SMU Board of Trustees has set minimum giving levels for certain types of endowment purposes to enhance the educational experience; at these levels the donor will have the opportunity to name the endowed fund.

Additionally, during the celebration of the centennial of SMU’s founding and its opening, the Board of Trustees has created opportunities to establish Centennial Endowments. Centennial Endowments include both invested and operational funding while the long-term funds mature.

Many opportunities exist for establishing an endowment at various levels of giving.  Possibilities include student scholarships, faculty support, academic programs, and the campus experience.