Empowerment knows no bounds, and when we invest in education, we sow the seeds of progress and transformation.

By giving to Stephens College, you're not just supporting an institution; you're fostering a legacy of innovation, breaking down barriers, and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. Your contribution doesn't just fund education; it fuels ambition, determination, and the unyielding spirit to overcome any obstacle. Together, let's sculpt a future where every individual is equipped to rewrite history. Join us in the journey of inspiring minds, shaping dreams, and building a world where opportunities flourish.




The Stephens Fund for Onward Progress

The Stephens Fund supports excellence for our students and helps fund academic support and services, faculty excellence, innovative guest speakers, athletics, student health and wellness, student programming, and our beautiful campus. Please give to the Stephens Fund.


Matching Gifts

Many organizations match the charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees, and their spouses/partners.  See if your organization matches your gifts to Stephens College.



Upward Giving for Stephens College 

We invite investors of innovation and transformation to embark on a journey of lasting impact with Stephens College. Your Upward Gift to Stephens College is an investment in the power of education, equality, and boundless potential. By generously contributing to our mission to Learn. Grow. Lead., you become a driving force behind the advancement of knowledge, talent, leadership, and opportunity that could transform the world in positive ways.

Upward Gifts do not just fund buildings or programs; they nurture trailblazers, ignite passions, and empower the voices that will shape our future. Together, we can amplify the reach of our College's vision by supporting scholarships and transformational opportunities, exceptional teaching and immersive learning, and innovative initiatives that propel students to the forefront of progress.

Join us in sculpting a world where every individual is equipped with the tools to excel and where barriers are turned into stepping stones. Your Upward Gift is not just a donation; it's a legacy of empowerment, a testament to your belief in the unparalleled potential of education. Together, let's create a future that reverberates with the echoes of your generosity and the achievements of countless remarkable Stephens graduates.



Other Ways to Give

Your support has the power to transcend traditional avenues. While cash donations are invaluable, there are numerous creative ways to contribute to the Stephens College mission without parting with liquid assets. Consider the impact of non-cash gifts - from stocks and securities to real estate and tangible assets. By exploring these alternative avenues, you can potentially maximize the benefits of your contribution while making a significant difference.

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Stars Club and Scholarship Fund

The Stars Club and Scholarship Fund raises financial support for Stephens College’s varsity sports, including Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, as well as the club sport of Competitive Dance/Cheer. Your contribution to Stars Athletics will help honor the past and ensure the future successes of the nearly 80 student athletes at Stephens College. Stephens College is committed to enriching the lives of its students through competitive sports programming. Contributions may be used as scholarship support for student-athletes, to improve facilities or to provide operational funding for Stars Athletics.

Though you cannot be on the field or the court, your support is an excellent way to be a part of the team and help the Stars build a program of athletic excellence that you can be proud of.


Contact Us

Office of Advancement

Oberdorfer Alumni Welcome Center | 317 Lela Raney Wood Hall
(573) 876-7110, Ext. 4110 [email protected] Stephens College, 1200 E. Broadway, Box 2035, Columbia, MO 65215 After Stephens

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