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Immediate Impact

Megan SmithTHERE IS A POWERFUL MOMENTUM building at Providence College. Whether you look at the strong academics, the campus transformation, or the athletics success, the evidence is everywhere. The core of that momentum — the linchpin of what makes opportunities at Providence College possible — is The Fund for Providence College. The Fund for Providence College provides funding that can be used immediately and flexibly, giving PC’s leaders the ability to continue to respond to the needs of today’s students.

For PC to remain competitive with our peers, our growing endowment must be augmented by The Fund for Providence College so that we can offer the academic excellence that has come to be expected from a PC education and strengthen the student experience for the next generation of Friars. The impact of a gift to The Fund for Providence College that supports immediate needs goes beyond the value of the dollar it represents. It takes $22 of endowment funds to create $1 of payout, so an immediate gift of $100 is equivalent to $2,200 of endowment. Taken together, annual gifts have far more impact than one may realize. I invite you to read through these materials and learn how you can build on the momentum of Providence College through a gift to The Fund for Providence College.

Thank you for your support and Go Friars!

Megan (Condron) Smith ’91
Annual Fund Chair

Annual Fund Giving Opportunities

THE PC FUND — Gifts to the PC Fund are put to use immediately and directed to the areas where they are most urgently needed. Donations to the PC Fund ensure that all students have access to a premier, Catholic liberal arts education. Make a gift to the PC Fund today.

PARENTS FUND — Gifts to the Parents Fund reaffirm the message that parents believe in the value of a PC education and its ability to prepare their children to lead lives of meaning and purpose. Make a gift to the Parents Fund today.

THE ANGEL FUND — The Angel Fund provides emergency financial support for current students who experience unexpected financial hardship to continue their PC education. The fund has helped approximately 1,020 students since its inception. Make a gift to the Angel Fund today.

FRIARS FOREVER ATHLETIC FUND — The Friars Forever Athletic Fund helps PC compete at the highest level and acts as the lifeblood for the 350+ student-athletes who compete in 19 varsity sports. Make a gift to the Friars Forever Athletic Fund today.