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    It is the financial support from alumni, pre-alumni, families, faculty, staff and friends that provides essential annual unrestricted income for Shaw University, allowing us to meet current needs in the year that gifts are received. 

    Gifts to our Annual Fund help to bridge the difference between the total cost of a college education and the amount students pay in tuition. These gifts help ensure the future of the University by providing funds for scholarships, library acquisitions, research, equipment, facilities, faculty salaries, and other necessities that help to keep our programs up to date and running smoothly and efficiently.

    All gifts make a difference and all gifts are appreciated. Individuals who want to make unrestricted gifts through the Shaw University Annual Fund let the University decide how best to use their contributions. Donors may also choose to support University areas and programs meaningful to them by giving to the following priorities: