Ways to Give

You Can Make a Difference


Thanks to the generosity of Westfield State alumni, corporate partners and friends of the University, Westfield State is able to fulfill its mission to offer an education without barrier to students of all backgrounds.

Without your support, many students would not have the opportunity to reach their potential. 

Consider donating to the sponsorship and scholarship opportunities below and begin making your impact on current and future Owls today.

For more information, contact Bonnie Clark Hanson at 413-572-8631 or bclark@westfield.ma.edu.




Westfield Fund
Unrestricted (Area of Greatest Need), Financial Assistance, and Internships



Opens doors for current students
by supporting critical philanthropic priorities of WSU.



Student Scholarships

ANY An impactful way to make a difference while honoring a family member, friend, or colleague or supporting programs and causes that are meaningful to you. 





Support a single student with a one-time scholarship award in your name or the name of a loved one. (We will share with you the name of your student and the impact of your gift.)






Support a deserving student’s passion
for real world practice by underwriting a powerful
semester long experience. 




Travel Abroad Experience



Sponsor a student’s, once-in-a-lifetime experience,
as they immerse themselves in a foreign culture for a semester.
Many of our students have only dreamed of this opportunity!



Owl Club Athletics

ANY Aid the Westfield State Owl Club,
fundraising arm of Athletics, in support of all teams.
Last Mile $1,000+


Many of our seniors struggle with finances
or unforeseen obstacles; this fund comes at the critical “last mile”
to graduation,assuring a pathway for the student  to complete their degree. 



Endowed Scholarship

$15,000+ Generate income in perpetuity
by naming a fund for whatever purpose you chose.


Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center

ANY Directly benefits the programming of the Interfaith Center
as they support our Westfield State students. 


Common Goods Food Pantry

ANY Directly supports our campus food pantry
and our students struggling with food insecurity.


Fostering Student Success Network
(FSSN) Supporting F.A.C.E.S.

ANY Committed to supporting current
and former foster youth and homeless youth.


Bequest Intention

ANY Bequeath a portion of your will, insurance, or retirement asset
 to be used for any of the aforementioned purposes.


Charitable Gift Annuity

$50,000 Support any designation while receiving tax guaranteed income for life.


Make a Gift

Impact Owls Today!