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Support Cardinal Stritch University

Your gifts make a BIG impact

We are grateful for the generosity of our alumni and friends that demonstrates their ongoing support of Cardinal Stritch University.

Our promise to you is that your gift will be used wisely and will help to preserve our proud heritage.

There are two ways you can invest in Stritch's mission:

  • Recurring Monthly Gift. Your monthly gift is a powerful message of support. Like our dedicated faculty and staff, you will help our students achieve their academic, career and personal goals. 
  • One-Time Gift. The unprecedented times we are living in have led to unprecedented financial need among our students. Your generosity will support our students' pursuit of their dreams.

There are several secure and convenient ways for you to make a gift to Cardinal Stritch University.

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Your gift will support these funds:

Stritch Graduates

The Stritch Fund

The Stritch Fund provides the resources that support academic programs, internships, athletics, scholarships, and a host of programs that connect our students with the heart of our Catholic, Franciscan mission.


Santa Chiara Scholarship Fund

Your gift to the Santa Chiara Fund helps preserve the legacy established by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi of ensuring access to quality higher education for all who seek it. The Santa Chiara Fund supports students "approve the better things" as they discover their purpose in life.

multicultural students

Believers Scholarship Fund

A gift to the Believers Scholarship Fund supports Stritch's commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity. This fund helps low-income, first-generation students of color fulfill their academic dreams and help transform the communities where they live, work, serve and lead.

Thank You to all who have made a gift to Stritch!

A sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped us meet our $75,000 challenge. Including our anonymous donor, you have given $413,697 to date!

We are so grateful for your belief in our mission and confidence in our students.

The Franciscan Heritage Society

Stritch's Franciscan Heritage Society recognizes individuals who have remembered the University in their estate plans or who have established endowed scholarships.

Making a planned gift can be as easy as changing your life insurance or retirement plan beneficiary designation to include Cardinal Stritch University in part or on the whole.

For more information or discuss becoming a Franciscan Heritage Society member, please contact:

Chris Lange

Senior Advancement Officer

Institutional Advancement and External Relations

(414) 410-4210

Kristen L. Padovano

Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Institutional Advancement and External Relations

(414) 410-4924