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Giving Opportunities

School of Divinity

Where personal faith becomes a decision to lead
Wake Forest School of Divinity will prepare men and women to be leaders who bring religious perspectives to the most pressing questions of our day so they might be agents of justice, reconciliation and compassion in churches and communities.


  • This support of ministry preparation ensures that our students will be effective leaders for the churches of today and tomorrow.

  • As we seek to increase the size of our student body, we will rely on scholarship assistance to welcome students of all financial backgrounds to the School of Divinity.

  • Investing in teacher-scholars will increase outstanding classroom teaching, student mentoring, creative and engaged scholarship and commitment to community life.

  • Our annual fund is essential to the operation of the School of Divinity, and it helps to support student financial aid directly.

School of Law

our vision for the school of law
Through a combination of extraordinary personal attention, academic rigor, dynamic faculty, experiential learning and a commitment to professionalism, the Wake Forest University School of Law will develop the complete legal professionals our complex world requires.


School of Business

Our vision for the School of Business
We will develop passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity through a dynamic combination of thought-leadership, rigorous academic preparation and unrivaled connection to the market.


  • Our mission is to encourage the study of the political, economic and cultural institutions that lead to prosperous and humane societies.

  • Following our motto, Pro Humanitate, we will create a world-class center for leadership, character and ethics in business.

  • We will ensure our relevance in the market through this Center that will create an alliance between manufacturers, retailers and channel partners with a shared vision of defining the industry.

  • Our Charlotte Center provides our business students unparalleled access to one of the South's key business communities.

  • $33.0M

    This building unites the undergraduate and graduate business programs under one roof, encouraging collaboration and enhancing the student experience.

  • We will continue to build this graduate program into one of the most successful and nationally visible programs of its kind.

  • Wake Forest will be able to recruit and enroll high-caliber, high character students to become the type of business professional employers seek.

  • As one of the top accounting programs in the country, we want to expand our program to meet the market's demand for Wake Forest graduates.

  • This program will help prepare our students to become professionals with strong quantitative skills and an understanding of how to apply analytics to critical business decisions.

  • Competitive financial aid packages are a deciding factor in attracting top students to this program.

  • Scholarships will allow us to remove financial barriers that prevent exceptional students from pursuing their business education at Wake Forest.


our vision for the premier undergraduate experience
Wake Forest College will be widely recognized as the premier, face-to-face college experience that prepares our graduates to lead lives of purpose and connection in the 21st century.

academic and intellectual life

access and opportunity

vibrant campus community

  • Once our students graduate, we will continue to support them in their transition from college to career.

  • The Center is designed to enhance employer-student connections and build on the high-quality education and preparation our students receive in the classroom.

  • As we implement programs through the OPCD and our wellbeing initiative, we also must ensure that our efforts are yielding productive results for our students.

  • We will promote and provide additional resources for our very popular Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.

  • The Office of Service & Social Action facilitates opportunities for students to connect with the community, serve others and explore social justice issues in order to develop students as they become engaged, reflective and knowledgeable change agents in the global community.

  • Through a carefully constructed international service experience involving partner development, academic preparation, personal reflection and cooperative learning, students come to understand the needs and capacities of people served, as well as their own ability to influence change.

  • This fund will open doors for our students to pursue internships with employers in order to gain valuable experience.

  • The success of our OPCD is growing, and we need additional leaders to guide our students through the college-to-career process.

  • Increasing the types of programming offered through the OPCD will position our students well for their path after graduation.

  • Peer Leadership Development requires support for high-quality selection programs, structured and informal leadership development opportunities and internship support for students ready to take significant responsibility with the help of a trusted mentor.

  • We will create residential faculty fellowships intentionally designed to increase purposeful student-faculty engagement through out-of-classroom campus activities.

  • As we focus on wellbeing within our community, we must provide facilities that support programming and activities.


Developing Champions
To surround talented young men and women of character with the opportunities, support and resources necessary to become true champions capable of success both in competition and in life.


  • Construction of an additional basketball practice gym will enable the men’s and women’s basketball programs to avoid scheduling issues that make sharing one facility challenging

  • As Wake Forest University assumes ownership of our home court, we have a tremendous opportunity to brand this environment in a way that captures the breadth of our athletic tradition.

  • Build an indoor space for year-round training for all Wake Forest athletic programs.

  • We will create Olympic-level facilities for baseball, tennis, golf, soccer, and field hockey.

  • Any vision for the future of Wake Forest Athletics must include a commitment to creating opportunity for deserving students to achieve their dream of becoming a Demon Deacon, regardless of their financial resources.

  • We will create a new sports performance center for our Division I athletes.

  • We currently have the opportunity to upgrade and significantly brand Wake Forest Baseball Park as one of the finest in the ACC and across the nation. Plans center on major renovations to the existing space, as well as the addition of several new areas, to enhance the team, recruit and fan experience.

Reynolda House

Help preserve and celebrate this historic home
We will provide resources for essential projects that reflect the campus and community’s pride in Reynolda, invest in collections and people to propel the museum into a new century, and open Reynolda’s doors to all through outreach and special programs during the centennial celebration in 2017.


  • We will open Reynolda’s doors to all through outreach and special programs during the centennial celebration.

  • We will invest in our most important resources — our collections and our people — and propel the Museum into a new century with a continued commitment to excellence.

  • We will provide funding for essential projects that reflect the campus and community’s pride in Reynolda.