The Olivet Foundation

Providing scholarships today and sustainability for tomorrow.

Imagine a gift to Olivet that is never spent - but entirely invested. That's what happens when you give to The Olivet Foundation. The funds you donate are carefully saved and grow exponentially over time. The earnings on your investment go directly to needy students and faculty programs that provide "Education With a Christian Purpose."

A gift to The Olivet Foundation helps ensure Olivet's life-changing mission continues far into the 22nd century. You can give to an existing endowed account or create a new one. It's easy to do. Our staff will guide you every step of the way. 

Consider a gift to The Olivet Foundation today. The impact you'll make is limitless!


    Avenues of Giving to the Foundation

    Ways to give to The Olivet Foundation

    • securely online
    • By phone at (815) 939-5171
    • By mail to The Olivet Foundation, One University Ave, Bourbonnais, IL  60914
    • Gift Planning

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    Why Endowed Giving?

    Have an impact forever. It's not the amount of your gift that matters. It's what happens over time, once your mission investment goes to work. Even a modest gift grows into a powerful engine for good. 

    What is The Olivet Foundation

    The Olivet Foundation was established in 1969 and has grown through the support of Olivet alumni and friends. Foundation funding is carefully invested, using the expertise of investment professionals to manage each gift for growth. Through that growth, The Olivet Foundation is able to provide scholarship assistance for students, partner in University initiatives, establish research and chapel programs, and so much more. Your endowment gifts help ensure the advancement of Olivet's mission for the benefit of generations to come.
    The Olivet Foundation exists to provide sustainability for the University and provide scholarships to the students of today and tomorrow. Through various gift options you can create a scholarship, give to an existing scholarship, or donate towards an academic project, program, professorship, chair position, or other areas. To learn more about endowed giving, contact The Olivet Foundation at
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