"I wanted to make a difference in a student's life by helping them succeed with a scholarship."
"My life was blessed because of my time at Southeastern and I just wanted to give back as a thank you."
"We all need to support academic programs to ensure they have the funds needed to stay on the cutting edge."
Some common motivations to support Southeastern include:
You want to give back: Southeastern Louisiana University has made a difference in your life, and you want to do something in return.
You want to pay it forward: You received financial support and wish to do the same for other students.
It makes sense: Giving to Southeastern helps you establish strong, beneficial connections on campus, and your gift fosters prosperity through the initiatives it supports.
It's good business: Your gift is an investment for you because it allows you to take advantage of tax and estate benefits.
It's fun: Giving to Southeastern allows you to establish and maintain relationships on campus that open doors to events and activities that are enjoyable and socially rewarding to you.
It feels right: You make your gifts to Southeastern because you know it will help advance causes that are important to you.
Philanthropy is a tradition for you: Your family has long recognized the value of philanthropic support, and Southeastern and what it represents is important to you.
You have Southeastern PRIDE!