SAU Giving Areas

Thank you for considering supporting SAU!

By providing scholarships, travel stipends, research funds, classroom enhancements, and program support, the generosity of our friends and donors directly impacts the lives of students and the faculty that teach them. You can support any area of the University you wish, but below are some ideas where you can make your impact!

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Indoor Practice Facility – construct multipurpose facility that will benefit all sports. Facility will include locker rooms for Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country teams and a learning center for all student-athletes.

W.T. Watson Gymnasium Upgrades – upgrade seating and schematics of the gymnasium and the overall court. Update existing scoreboards with video boards. 

Wilkins Football Stadium – upgrade the physical appearance and usability of facilities and construct additional seating in the north end zone.

Student Travel

Student Travel Scholarships – provide students the chance to pair classroom instruction with real-world experiences that bring a greater realization of the opportunities made available through their SAU degree.

Greatest Need

This undesignated fund allows SAU to respond to the greatest area of opportunity!

Program Opportunities

Academic Enrichment Endowments  – provide perpetual funding through endowments to support and strengthen academic departments.

Cybersecurity Equipment and Software – furnish the necessary equipment and technology software required for this program.

Poultry Facility and Processing Laboratory  – provide agriculture students with a hands-on training facility through a live production facility as well as a poultry processing facility.


Facility Projects

Residence Hall Upgrades – update three of the University’s oldest residence halls (Greene Hall, Talley Hall, and Talbot Hall) to today’s modern standards.

Peace Hall Upgrades – increase the learning space for the growing academic programs in the College of Liberal and Performing Arts.

Campus Beautification Endowment – provide annual resources for campus upkeep and landscaping.


And so many more!

You can designate your gift to an area of the University that is most special to you.