Parent Programs

The Parents' Fund

The Parents Fund is a component of The Fairfield Fund and has an annual goal to raise $550,000 in unrestricted support to the university. Donations to this important fund are used to strengthen student life, career services and other programs designed to help our students succeed. Your gift has an immediate impact on the campus environment by enhancing the academic and social experiences for every student at Fairfield.

Donations to The Parents Fund support student life, activities and programs, enhance career services, provides for cutting-edge technology in our library, labs and classrooms. Your gifts also maintains academic excellence through faculty support and small student to teacher ratios.

Parents' Leadership Council

The Parents Leadership Council is a network of parents committed to supporting and enhancing the quality of Fairfield University student life and learning, and supports the university by raising funds from the parent community. Council members work closely with the university to actively engage parents and serves as the voice of the parents’ community with the university administration.

An annual donation of $5,000 or more establishes your membership in the Parents Leadership Council. Benefits of giving at this leadership level include special invitations to events hosted by the  University President, special updates from the Parents Program office, invitations to webinars and focus groups for parents.

For more information, please contact:
Geri R. Derbyshire
Associate Vice President for Development

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