Giving Opportunities

Listed below are the donation funds available for online contribution. Your generous support of the Alumni Association is always appreciated.

Mail-in contributions may be made to:
The William & Mary Alumni Association
Attention: Elaine Campbell
P.O. Box 1693
Williamsburg, VA 23187-2100


Alumni Leadership Fund (3056)

Anne Nenzel Lambert ’35 established the Alumni Leadership Fund to allow the Alumni Association to maintain and strengthen its ability to serve a growing alumni body of more than 100,000. W&M's Alumni Leadership Fund provides ongoing expendable support for a variety of alumni and student programs, communications, events and services focused on strengthening lifelong ties to William & Mary. Give Now.

Alumni House Expansion (1170)

As the sixth oldest alumni association in the nation, the William & Mary Alumni Association is focused on fostering the lifelong relationships and culture of engagement alumni have with their alma mater. By expanding the Alumni House, the Alumni Association will gain the much needed capacity to ensure that all alumni have a warm and welcoming environment in which to renew friendships and forge new bonds when they return to their lifelong campus home. The expanded Alumni House will serve as a gateway to campus and provide new space for events, programming and staff. Learn more about the Alumni House Expansion on the William & Mary For The Bold campaign website. Give Now.

Alumni Bricks (2163)

Personalized bricks are available to be placed in the Elizabeth J. and T.C. Clarke Plaza at the Alumni House for a $500 donation. Learn more about Alumni Bricks. Give Now.

Alumni Magazine Voluntary Subscription (3974)

The William & Mary Alumni Magazine is published three times a year at no cost to recipients.  Annual voluntary subscriptions help ensure the quality of the magazine as a key source of W&M news. Please support the W&M Alumni Magazine with an annual donation today. Read current or past issues. Give Now.

OWJ Scholarship Funds (3171)

The Order of the White Jacket, a society that honors and brings together alumni who worked their way through college in the food service establishments at W&M and in the surrounding community, funds numerous scholarships annually for students currently working in the food service industry. The organization's goals and objectives include fostering and strengthening the fraternal bond between alumni who served in food service, promoting the honor and dignity of the work ethic through manual labor to finance a college education, supporting current students working their way through college in food service through scholarship opportunities and advancing the interests of the Alumni Association and W&M. Give Now.

W&M Weekend Sponsor (4060)

The W&M Alumni Association holds the William & Mary Weekend in varied alumni locales. These multi-day events offer exclusive access to iconic venues and gather alumni, parents, students and friends in an inspired setting to connect, discover and celebrate. The weekend gives participants a unique experience in the host city, bringing the best of the market to William & Mary and the best of William & Mary to the market. Through your support, you can help directly benefit worthy Alumni programs and projects. Thank you in advance for your generous sponsorship of the W&M Weekend. Give Now.

Alumnae Initiatives Endowment (4156)

The Alumnae Initiatives Endowment provides resources for the university to enrich programming and enhance opportunities to engage, empower and inspire women across the William & Mary community in a multitude of ways. The endowment funds regional alumnae events and a speaker series, networking programs, conferences and so much more. Give Now.

Alumni Band Organization - Program Support (3455)

The Alumni Band Organization (ABO) was founded in 1986 as a special interest alumni group and a support group for the band program. Members include William & Mary alumni who actively participated in any college band, ensemble or other instrumental activity during their time at the university or other alumni or non-alumni who are interested in the history and future of the bands and instrumental education at William & Mary. The ABO remains active by hosting receptions after concerts, working with the band director, playing at Homecoming & Reunion Weekend and providing important service to the Alumni Association. Give Now.

Alumni Band Organization - Student Support (3501)

The Alumni Band Organization aims to support current students within the musical programs at William & Mary. This fund provides assistance to promising young musicians in furthering their education at W&M. Give Now.

Affinity Group Funds

Hulon Willis Association (HWA)

Hulon Willis Association Operating Account: This fund supports the programming of the Hulon Willis Association, including alumni events and regional programming.

Hulon L. Willis, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment: This fund provides scholarship assistance to students with financial need. It is named in honor of Hulon L. Willis, Sr. M.Ed. ’56, the first African American student to attend William & Mary.

Carroll F. S. Hardy Scholarship Endowment: Established in June 2017 in memory of Carroll Hardy HON ’12, former associate vice president of Student Affairs, this endowment provides need-based scholarship support for undergraduate students.

LGBTQ Alumni of William & Mary

Boswell Initiative
From the unique issues faced in retirement to the creation of new family formations, the Boswell Initiative aims to promote innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship on the cultural, economic, political and policy dimensions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life in the United States and in other countries. This fund, named in honor of Yale professor John E. Boswell ’69, supports teaching and scholarship on dimensions of LGBTQ life, both within the U.S. and globally.

W&M GALA Oral History Project
This fund supports the documentation of stories of the lives of W&M LGBTQ alumni, faculty, staff and students though a broad oral history project.

Association of 1775 (Military/Veteran Alumni of William & Mary)

Association of 1775 Commitment to Military Service Scholarship
This scholarship supports full-time William & Mary students who have demonstrated engagement with the United States military through active or reserve duty, or are enrolled in an armed services commissioning program.

Additional ways W&M Alumni Affinity Groups can support students at William & Mary

Center for Diversity
This fund supports the Center for Student Diversity at William & Mary.

Diversity and Inclusion Fund
This fund supports the most pressing needs of the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, or its successor program, at William & Mary.

Regional Giving Opportunities

The following chapter scholarships are awarded to William & Mary students from the chapter area each year. Select the scholarship name to give online to the scholarship. Thank you for your support!

Atlanta Chapter Student Scholarship (4199)

Boston Chapter Student Scholarship (3804)

Botetourt Chapter Student Scholarship (4136)

Charleston Chapter Student Scholarship (4069)

Charlotte Chapter Student Scholarship (3897)

Charlottesville Chapter Student Scholarship (4131)

Chicago Chapter Student Scholarship (3805)

Dallas Chapter Student Scholarship (4204)

Denver Chapter Student Scholarship (4205)

District of Columbia Chapter Scholarship Fund (3811)

Houston Chapter Student Scholarship (3806)

Los Angeles Chapter Student Scholarship (4202)

Lower Northern Neck Chapter Student Scholarship (3806)

Lynchburg Chapter Student Scholarship (4192)

Maryland Chapter Student Scholarship (4057)

New York City Chapter Student Scholarship (3807)

Philadelphia Alumni Chapter Student Scholarship (4198)

Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter Student Scholarship (4197)

Richmond Chapter Society of the Alumni Endowment (4193)

Roanoke Chapter Student Scholarship (4194)

San Francisco Student Scholarship (3808)

Seattle Student Scholarship (4203)

South Hampton Roads Student Scholarship (3809)

South of the James Alumni Chapter - Student Scholarship (4195)

SW Florida Alumni Chapter - Student Scholarship (4200)

Triangle Chapter - Student Scholarship (4201)

Williamsburg-Peninsula Chapter Student Scholarship (4196)