Give to Canisius

Annual gifts to Canisius are vital to the future of the college and honor the commitment we have made to current Griffins. Support from the Canisius community provides resources that support all facets of a Canisius education by providing essential funding for scholarships, academic and athletic excellence and distinguished learning experiences that animate our Jesuit educational mission. 

This year, your annual support can go even further. Now through May 31, 2022, new and increased gifts to the Canisius Fund are being matched through the estate of the late Patrick C. Minehan '50, MS '52, up to $500,000.

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Where Gifts Are Needed

Case for Support

A Canisius education has never been more relevant or more needed than it is today.

During these challenging times, your annual support is so important. Annual current-use gifts make an indescribable difference for the college and our students. Whether you support the Canisius Fund - the area of greatest need - the Blue & Gold Athletics Fund, academic programs of excellence or initatives that fuel our Jesuit mission, you are having an immedate and lasting impact on our students and the college. 

Annual donors plan an important role in making the transformational Canisius education possible - and accessible to every deserving student who wants to make the kind of difference only a Canisius graduate can. The world needs Canisius graduates, perhaps now more than ever, and Canisius needs you.

Our 2021-22 annual campagin concludes on May 31, 2022. Read about the college's top fundraising priorities and the impact your annual support will have this year. 

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Canisius Fund - Area of Greatest Need

A gift to the Canisius Fund is invaluable and powerful. Gifts to the Canisius Fund sustain everything that makes a Canisius education distinctive: the Jesuit values, the spirit of the Canisius family during athletic contests, the transformative learning experiences, and our commitment to instilling in current Griffins excellence, service and leadership.  

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Schools & Academic Programs

From the core curriculum, to distinctive real-world learning experiences, support of our schools and academic programs directly enhances our tradition of academic excellence and helps students graduate prepared for the opportunities that lie ahead. In addition, gifts will help provide research grants for students and faculty; professional and career development programs; academic discussions, guest speaker series and more. 

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Jesuit Mission & Identity

Inspiring students to become men and women for others remains a key part of the college's Jesuit educational mission. Gifts will provide key funding for virtual retreats, service immersion programs, local service projects and more. 

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Blue & Gold Athletics Fund

Support of the Blue & Gold Athletics Fund provides essential funding that impacts our student-athletes in the areas of scholarships, coaching excellence, recruiting and team travel, helping our 345 student-athletes excel in the classroom and on the field of competition.

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Monthly Giving!
Show your sustained support for Canisius with a monthly gift! You can direct your monthly gift to the Canisius Fund - the area of greatest need - or an area that is meaningful to you. By committing to a recurring gift, you can effortlessly make your contribution on the same day each month.