Giving to Fisher

Your gifts make St. John Fisher College possible for students on campus today and those to come tomorrow.

Fisher Fund

All annual gifts count toward the Fisher Fund. There are many areas of need and many ways to make gifts. Gifts support scholarships, academic research, athletics, and so much more. The Fisher Fund runs annually from June 1 through May 31.

The following are some examples of giving areas and ways to give to the Fisher Fund. Feel free to email or call (585) 385-8023 if you have questions or would like more information.

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Area of Greatest Need

A simple unrestricted (area of greatest need) gift to the Fisher Fund is applied immediately to campus priorities. Whether it is scholarships, refreshing dorm rooms, upgrading technology in the classroom, or maintaining the playing fields, every investment in the College has a direct impact for our students.

Student Scholarships

Did you know that 100% of full-time freshmen students benefit from some type of financial aid or scholarships?

Investing in the St. John Fisher College Scholarship Fund or in an existing restricted or endowed scholarship is another great way to have an immediate impact on Fisher students.

Academic Departments

Your education means a lot to you. Your professors were amazing advisors and mentors. They and their current colleagues are guiding new students today.

If you would like to designate your gift to your favorite program or school, just make a note on the online giving form or in the memo field of your check.


Go Cardinals! Show your support for your favorite team by making your Fisher Fund gift to Athletics. Just tell us which team you support, men's or women's, and you will score a point of your own!

Current Initiatives

Designate your gift to help fund a current initiative at the College. Current initiatives may include special building projects, unique scholarship opportunities, and/or memorial funds.

Reunion Class Gifts

Show your class spirit by making a gift in honor of your reunion. Contributions designated toward your reunion class gift will go toward the project you and your classmates have chosen together. If you are interested in volunteering for your reunion, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at

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How to Give


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Send your check to:

Office of Institutional Advancement
St. John Fisher College
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Please include your name, class year (if applicable), and a designation (e.g. area of greatest need, scholarships, athletics).

Stock Gifts

Giving appreciated stock may provide you with additional tax savings. Talk to your broker about how much you want to give and have your broker call the Office of Advancement at (585) 385-5292 for our broker information and DTC.

Planned or Estate Gifts

Planning an estate gift to St. John Fisher College will have a far-reaching impact on the College and may have the added benefit of reducing estate taxes for your heirs.

Learn about planned giving and the 1948 Society.

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