» I'M IN!: Chapman Faculty-Staff Giving

As a member of the faculty or staff at Chapman, you invest your time and talent in the University and our students every day. Your tireless work, energy and commitment ensures Chapman can continue to deliver on its mission and ascend the list of America’s top universities. Thank you for all you do.

Another way you can show your belief in Chapman is to support our culture of excellence through a charitable donation. Join the I’M IN! Faculty-Staff Giving campaign today by making a donation of any amount to the fund of your choice.

Consider honoring a coworker with your gift. By designating a coworker, you’re making a meaningful statement that this person has made a positive impact on you and/or your department. Your designation not only serves as a way to show gratitude to your coworker, but it may also inspire them to join you in supporting Chapman through giving.

Making a gift to Chapman University of any amount to the fund of your choice speaks volumes about your pride in our institution and your commitment to its continued success.

Are you in?

Explore your giving options and become part of the Chapman Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign today »

+ - Areas to Support

Every faculty and staff member has a unique, personal Chapman experience. You can designate your gift to support any school, department, program or other area of need where you would like to make an impact. You might also consider making a gift in honor of a colleague to thank them for the impact they've made on you. 

Explore giving opportunities »

+ - Why We Give

“I give because I am eternally grateful for my scholarship. I would not have been able to attend Chapman University without it."
Alex Popescu ’10
Manager, Chapman Fund

“I give to provide more education opportunities to students, and better education and preparation for the next generation.”
Ming Wright
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

“I love the personalized education instructors give their students. I give because I believe in our programs.”
Erin O’Keefe ’09
Development Coordinator

“I give because I love Chapman University.”
Behzad Binesh
Vice President, Finance and University Controller

“I give back because Chapman has given me so much that I am forever grateful for and I would be honored to be able to provide someone with the same Chapman experience I had.”
Paula Pearl ’15
Development Assistant

“I give because I love what the College of Educational Studies is doing for underrepresented groups and community involvement.”
Drew Farrington
Account Manager

+ - Ways to Give

There are several convenient payment options—choose the one that is best for you:

Payroll Deduction
Payroll deduction is an easy and convenient way to arrange for a one-time gift or for ongoing monthly contributions. Download the payroll deduction form and return it to Jami McCoy, gift recorder, in University Advancement at 633. West Palm, Office 104. You can also scan and return the form via email to giving@chapman.edu.

Give Online
You can make your gift online with a credit card anytime. Explore areas to make a gift »

Call Us
Give us a call at (714) 628-2834 and we will come and pick up your contribution personally.

Chapman is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all gifts are tax-deductible.

+ - Why does my gift matter?

Will my gift really make a difference?

Absolutely. Just as working together as colleagues creates a powerful synergy, coming together as a community to support our University through giving has a significant collective impact. The more faculty and staff who choose to donate, the greater the impact. We have a goal of 100% participation and we hope you will join us to reach the finish line.

I work at Chapman; why should I also donate to the University?

As a member of the faculty or staff, your gift speaks volumes about your commitment to the University and your belief in Chapman’s mission. Through your dedication to your role at Chapman and your generosity, you are sending a powerful and inspiring message to our students and our fellow Chapman Family members.

In addition, corporations and foundations will often look for a strong showing of charitable support from faculty and staff when making funding decisions.

Students pay tuition; why does the University need my charitable support?

It might surprise you to learn that tuition does not fully cover the cost of a Chapman University education. The generosity of our donors, including faculty and staff, enables us to cover the difference, and affords us the support needed to provide a personalized education to each and every student.

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If you'd like to share what inspires you to give to Chapman, send us your story (and a photo of yourself, if you'd like us to include one) and we'll add it to this page. 

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