Join a Giving Society

Be recognized for your support to State! Membership in a giving society may include a spouse and is renewable annually based the university’s fiscal year (July1—June 30).

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Why support the WVSU Fund? 

The WVSU Fund is the simplest, most direct way to support WVSU. The WVSU Fund provides a steady source of funding for academic programs, athletics, campus upkeep, student scholarships and much more. Gifts to the WVSU Fund create access to education and help students get the most out of their college experience. 

President’s Circle Annual Giving Society

With an annual gift of $1,000 or more (includes individual gifts and cumulative giving), you are a member of West Virginia State University’s premier annual giving society, recognizing WVSU’s most faithful and generous donors. Members receive invitations to exclusive events and are recognized at the annual Black & Gold Gala and in the Foundation’s Annual Report.

$10,000 or more   The John W. Davis Club
$5,000-$9,999     The William J. L. Wallace Club
$2,500-$4,999   The Byrd Prillerman Club
$1,000-$2,499   President’s Circle Member


The Legacy Society

The Legacy Society recognizes all who have provided for the future of West Virginia State University by making the Foundation a part of their estate or gift planning process and have informed the University of their plans.  Opportunities include making a bequest or naming the Foundation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, annuity, trust or IRA. 

Don’t Forget Matching Gifts

Did you know that you could double your gift to State? Many companies will match the gifts of their employees; all you need to do is ask! Find out if your company provides matching gifts by checking with your human resources department or contact the WVSU Foundation at (304) 766-3130.

How to Give

To make a gift, return the pledge at the bottom of this form in the provided envelope, or mail your support to:West Virginia State University Foundation100 East HallP.O. Box 1000Institute, WV 25112 You can also give online at