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Annual Giving

Make This Homecoming the Best One Ever!

We are delighted to welcome you back to campus to celebrate Homecoming this year! Your presence empowers our current students to develop a sense of pride and admiration for women like you who chartered the path for their journey. Through your unwavering support of the College, we continue to preserve the Spelman legacy.

Giving to Spelman Strong helps create new opportunities for our students to thrive in an ever-evolving, competitive world. Make a gift in honor of Homecoming to demonstrate your Forever Blue spirit and commitment to supporting students, faculty, and numerous essential programs across Spelman College. 

We need 1,881 Spelman sisters to help us reach our participation goal!  Make your Homecoming gift to Spelman Strong by 11:59 p.m. EDT, Oct. 24, 2022, to receive a limited-edition "Spelman on the Go" Kit (while supplies last).

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Eligibility Requirements for Spelman on the Go Kit

To be eligible to receive items in the Spelman on the Go Kit, all gifts must be designated to Spelman Strong between July 1, 2022 and Oct. 24, 2022. 

Due to limited quantity, only one of each item per donor (name listed on the payment method) will be distributed (while supplies last).  

To qualify to receive Spelman on the Go Kit items before Homecoming, cumulative giving totals will be based on all gifts made from July 1, 2022 through Sept. 23, 2022
by 11:59 p.m. EDT.  

For recurring gifts, payroll deductions or bill pay donors, future payments through the donation deadline of Oct. 24, 2022 will be added to your cumulative totals so your gift can be sent before Homecoming. 

Making Your Gift via Mail? 

All mailed checks must be received by the College by Sept. 23, 2022 to receive the Spelman on the Go Kit. Please put “Spelman Strong HC22” in the memo/notation line of the check or money order and mail to the following address: 

Spelman College Division of Institutional Advancement
350 Spelman Lane SW, Box 1303 Atlanta, GA 30314-4399. 

Donors who make their gifts between Sept. 23, 2022 and Oct. 24, 2022 will be able to pick up their Spelman on the Go Kit item(s) during Homecoming or have them shipped after (while supplies last).

This opportunity cannot extend past the final deadline of 11:59 p.m. EDT on Oct. 24, 2022 including future commitments like recurring gifts, payroll deductions, and bill pay setups that occur after Oct. 24, 2022. Mailed gifts must be postmarked no later than Oct. 24, 2022. 

If you have any questions regarding this campaign and the Spelman on the Go Kit promotion, please contact the Office of Annual Giving at 1-866-512-1690 or by email.

Why Spelman Strong? 

Spelman Strong reflects the enduring nature of her legacy. With your Spelman Strong donations, we ensure the College’s financial stability, expansion and longevity for years to come. The Spelman Strong fund is the crucial bridge between tuition revenue and the actual cost of running the College, offering relief to the operating budget that directly affects students, faculty and numerous programs across Spelman College. 

Why Spelman Strong? 

The purpose of the Office of Annual Giving at Spelman College is to effectively raise funds from all constituency groups, encouraging annual contributions that support and advance the mission of Spelman College. Gifts to Spelman Strong (Unrestricted Fund), support the College’s strong legacy and is the foundation for transformative change.

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