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Unrestricted Giving

The coronavirus set a course for uncharted territory worldwide. We are awestruck and grateful by the outpouring of concern so many alumni, parents and friends have expressed by simply asking, “How can I help?” It is times like this where financial support of the North Central College Fund is so crucial in providing resources for our most vulnerable students.

Since more than 40 percent of the North Central College Fund is designated to financial aid and scholarships, the College is able to provide financial assistance for our students with the most need.

At this moment, North Central College is truly living out our mission of being a diverse community of learners dedicated to preparing students to be curious, engaged, ethical and purposeful citizens in local, national and global contexts—by focusing on the good of the broader community and particularly those who are at higher risk. It is times like this where support of the North Central College Fund is so crucial.

North Central College faculty, staff and students hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during these unprecedented times.

For the latest information on the College’s response to COVID19, visit our information site.

42% of the NCC Fund is designated to scholarships and financial. More than 95 percent of North Central College students rely on financial aid and scholarships. Your gift to the NCC fund provides countless opportunities for future scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

32% of the NCC Fund is designated to technology. In the ever changing world of technology, it is imperative for North Central College to stay current and provide updated laboratory equipment and smart classrooms throughout campus. Your gift to the NCC fund provides countless opportunities for future scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

17% of the NCC Fund is designated to campus maintenance. Keeping the sidewalks plowed in the winter, the grass mowed in the summer, and maintaining state-of-the-art campus facilities are just a few ways your gift to the NCC Fund enables our hard-working maintenance staff to keep the campus safe and beautiful for the entire North Central Community to enjoy. Your gift to the NCC fund provides countless opportunities for future scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

9% of the NCC Fund is designated to student organizations and activities. Cardinal Athletic Band, music, ENACTUS, SGA, Athletics, Campus Ministry are just a few clubs and activities offered to North Central students. Your gift to the NCC Fund provides opportunities for students to find their passion, meet new people, discover a hidden talent or just have some fun! Your gift to the NCC fund provides countless opportunities for future scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and community leaders.


North Central College is grateful for alumni, parents and friends who make unrestricted gifts to the North Central College Fund. Your generosity is the reason why the College is able to provide our students with an exceptional liberal arts education through generous scholarships, distinctive academic opportunities, inspiring faculty and remarkable facilities.

Thank you for being part of our success!
 


Generations of alumni, faculty, staff and other friends have made our distinctive education possible by supporting the North Central College Fund with their unrestricted gifts.

Their generosity has bolstered the College’s ability to offer scholarships and other financial aid, provide enhanced classroom experiences and attract and retain great faculty. These donors have helped sustain our beautiful campus with its state-of-the-art facilities—soon to include a new Science Center—and have equipped the College to continue building an impressive legacy of great graduates.

While the North Central College Fund is critical to the annual operations of the College, the core of the fund provides support for student scholarships and financial aid.

Please help us continue to strengthen the foundation that will take us into a brilliant future. Make a gift to the North Central College Fund.

For more information, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at advancement@noctrl.edu or 630-637-5211.
 

Giving Clubs 

Cumulative Lifetime Gifts

The 1861 Society$1,000,000 or more cumulative lifetime

The Augustine A. Smith Society

$100,00 or more cumulative lifetime in planned or estate gifts

Life Members of the Presidents Club 

$100,000 or more cumulative lifetime

 

Presidents Club Memberships 

Annual Gifts

The Legacy Society

$25,000 or more

Tower Society

$10,000 - $24,999

Charter Members

$5,000 - $9,999

Founders    

$2,500 - $4,999

Members    

$1,000 - $2,499

 

Gift Clubs 

Annual Gifts

Patrons Club

$500 - $999

Builders Club

$250 - $499

Century Club  

$100 - $249