Special Giving Opportunities

The University is currently seeking support for a variety of important initiatives in support of academic excellence and student success.




Scholarships »

Donor scholarships make a significant difference in the lives of hundreds of deserving William Paterson students each year, providing much-needed financial support that helps students to focus on their studies and fully participate in the University’s many experiential and extracurricular activities—turning their dreams of earning a college degree into a reality.




Pioneering Champions »

To provide its student-athletes with the resources they need to compete and succeed at the highest level, the University has launched this campaign to generate $1.5 million toward an addition to its existing athletic fieldhouse facility.






88 Keys Campaign »

This campaign seeks to generate support to replace the 40-year-old Steinway piano currently on stage in Shea Center in support of student success in the music program and continued outstanding public performances.





Commemorative Brick Program »

Alumni can leave their mark on campus by purchasing a brick etched with a personal message. Your tax-deductible contribution helps us inspire, educate, and empower William Paterson students.






National Sales Challenge »

The National Sales Challenge is a premier collegiate sales competition. Hosted by the Russ Berrie Institute Professional Sales in the Cotsakos College of Business, the annual event attracts International and national sales students. Corporate companies participate in recruiting and hiring professional sales talent.





Fall Giving Day »

Celebrate William Paterson University’s annual Fall Season of Giving with our upcoming events!