Ways to Give

This is the place for you to invest in students! Connecting to Olivet’s mission through your financial support can be a very rewarding activity and we’re happy to assist you as you help prepare students to serve in our world. You can make an impact right now!

Scholarship Support

The Olivet Fund

Olivet’s annual giving program, The Olivet Fund, (formerly Friends of Olivet) directly supports the University’s mission of an “Education with a Christian Purpose.” Contributions of any amount will reach a student through scholarships, athletics and academic support.

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The Olivet Foundation

Olivet alumni and friends have supported the University through the Olivet Foundation since 1969. By contributing to endowed programs in the Foundation, you provide for students the margin of excellence that tuition and other sources of income cannot achieve.

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Cash or Check

Print, Complete and Mail your Form to:
Office of Development
Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345

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Matching Gifts

Many companies will match the charitable donations of their employees. Check with your human resources department, fill out their form and send it to us with your gift (separately if you’re making an online credit card gift).

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Employee Giving

Olivet Nazarene University employees invest in student lives in many ways, including gifts through The Olivet Fund. You can help provide scholarships and support academic programs by enrolling in a payroll deduction plan.

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Giving Buyback Program

The Olivet Fund’s Buyback program gives alumni and friends the opportunity to buy back missed years to update their consecutive years of giving. We understand situations happen that may impact your ability to give on a consistent yearly basis and want to provide alumni and friends the opportunity to maintain a consecutive year after year giving history. Missed years of giving can be purchased at a minimum of $100 per year. For additional information, please contact Erika Moeschke, Director of Annual Giving at emoeschk@olivet.edu or 815-928-5717

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Planned Giving

Design Your Plan

Discover income benefits for yourself — while you support the important mission of the University. You can actively participate in designing a gift plan that works for you! For various reasons, many people feel that charitable giving is out of the question. However, several creative options await those who are willing to explore new opportunities. Visit Olivet’s Planned Giving Center Today!

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Donor Spotlight: Anne Baldridge

Anne Baldridge ‘80 was the type of alumna that every university cherishes. Hailing from several generations of Olivetians, Anne had an affinity for ONU that began long before she stepped foot on campus. As a student, she took full advantage of the Olivet experience, and then became an ardent supporter of the University after she graduated. She often advocated the life-changing impact of the Olivet...

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Contact Us

We’re eager to stay in touch with all alumni and friends of Olivet Nazarene University. Our development team will be glad to assist as you choose your way to support Olivet.