central penn college education foundation
central penn college enrolls more than 1,100 students of diverse ages, ethnic backgrounds and academic areas of interest. but many central penn students face the exact same challenge: meeting the financial costs of higher education. that’s where the central penn college education foundation can help.
imagine the potential that will be unleashed if we make a college education possible for more deserving students. strengthened by their time at central penn, these students will not only improve their own lives, but also enhance their professions, communities and society.
our goal at the central penn college education foundation is simple: encourage giving from our alumni, community, corporations and other organizations, so that more deserving students can graduate from central penn and make their own contributions to society.
compelling facts on college expenses
- the majority of students request financial aid
- the average central penn student and family borrow more than 50 percent of the cost of education
- some students’ funding is exhausted due to limited amounts of financial aid available
- housing costs impact residential students’ tuition
give to the central penn college education foundation
outright gifts to the central penn college education foundation put your generosity to work immediately. cash, stock and property can lower your tax liability. that’s a win-win for everyone.
deferred gifts benefit the central penn college education foundation in the future. these gifts can substantially lower income taxes and estate taxes. you can designate your gifts as a dedicated scholarship, with criteria of your choosing, or make an unrestricted gift so that funds will be used where the need is greatest. there are many ways to benefit both the foundation and your own personal and financial goals.
please consult with your lawyer, accountant or estate planner for specifics on the impact of giving on your personal situation.
supporting educational opportunities for deserving students
annual golf open
this is the only annual fundraising event hosted by the education foundation to raise scholarship dollars for students to allow the college and the foundation to further our missions.
frequently asked questions
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