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You can give back to Washington and Lee in many ways.

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Make Your Gift by December 31

The Annual Fund provides a significant percentage of the university's operating budget -- nearly eight percent -- and is the critical difference in W&L's ability to fulfill its educational mission by providing unrestricted dollars that support academic departments, faculty and student research, and financial aid.

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Funding Priorities

George Washington made the first philanthropic gift to then Liberty Academy to save the struggling school. Since then, thousands of individuals over the generations - people just like you - have given gifts because they loved W&L, they believed in W&L, and they wanted to make sure it continued.

Today when you give, your gift does more than keep the school going. Your gift helps keep W&L at the forefront of liberal arts in our nation. Learn more about W&L's top fundraising priorities.

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The Annual Fund

When you give to the Annual Fund, you and fellow donors are providing as much as 8 percent of the University's operating budget. Learn More

You can see the work of your Annual Fund gift in every aspect of life on campus - from library books to sending students on field trips to maintaining W&L's historic buildings and grounds, to name just a few things. Give Now

Gifts and Pledges

Ready to make your gift or pledge? Choose the way that's most convenient for you to give to W&L.

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Where to Give

Check out these options for where you can make a difference at W&L through your gift.

Thanks and Recognition

As a donor, your support has a great impact on the W&L community. The impact of your gifts is not simply the tangible resources you provide to help carry out W&L's mission. Your support offers inspiration to the campus community in so many areas.

Thank you for your generosity. You have honored Washington and Lee with your gifts, and it honors you in return.

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Why Give

W&L is such an amazing place, and I feel privileged to have gone to school there. I hope to be able to help a deserving student have the same positive experience I did. —Baker Gentry ’88, P’15, on creating the Sarah and Baker Gentry Scholarship

Our Volunteers

W&L's fundraising efforts depend on an army of volunteers across the nation who raise support from classmates and parents in the W&L community. Learn more about these fundraising volunteer leaders and about ways you can get involved and encourage others to support W&L.

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Contact Us

Campus Address

Office of University Development
Washington and Lee University
Development Building
Lexington, VA 24450
Ph: (540) 458-8410
Fax: (540) 458-8428