Wake Will

Giving Opportunities

School of Divinity

Where personal faith becomes a decision to lead {Case Statement}

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.


  • Leadership and Career Development $5.0M This support of ministry preparation ensures that our students will be effective leaders for the churches of today and tomorrow.
  • Student Financial Aid $10.0M 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.
  • Teacher-Scholar Support $3.0M Investing in teacher-scholars will increase outstanding classroom teaching, student mentoring, creative and engaged scholarship and commitment to community life.
  • Wake Forest Fund for the School of Divinity $2.0M 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 {Case Statement}

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 {Case Statement}

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.


  • BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism $1.0M Our mission is to encourage the study of the political, economic and cultural institutions that lead to prosperous and humane societies.
  • Center for Analytics $10.0M This Center will help prepare our students to become professionals with strong quantitative skills and an understanding of how to apply analytics to critical business decisions.
  • Center for Leadership & Character $8.0M Following our motto, Pro Humanitate, we will create a world-class center for leadership, character and ethics in business.
  • Center for Retail Innovation $5.0M 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.
  • Charlotte Business Center $4.0M Our Charlotte Center provides our business students unparalleled access to one of the South's key business communities.
  • Farrell Hall $33.0M This building unites the undergraduate and graduate business programs under one roof, encouraging collaboration and enhancing the student experience.
  • Full-time Master of Business Administration $10.0M Wake Forest will be able to recruit and enroll high-caliber, high character students to become the type of business professional employers seek.
  • Master of Arts in Management $10.0M We will continue to build this graduate program into one of the most successful and nationally visible programs of its kind.
  • Master of Science in Accountancy $8.0M 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.
  • Part-time Master of Business Administration $2.0M Competitive financial aid packages are a deciding factor in attracting top students to this program.
  • Undergraduate Program $9.0M 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 {Case Statement}

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

  • Alumni Personal and Career Development $2.0M Once our students graduate, we will continue to support them in their transition from college to career.
  • Brockway Recruiting Center $1.0M The Center is designed to enhance employer-student connections and build on the high-quality education and preparation our students receive in the classroom.
  • Career Wellbeing Research Initiative $2.0M 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.
  • Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship $2.0M We will promote and provide additional resources for our very popular Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.
  • Community Engagement $5.0M 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.
  • International Service $5.0M 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.
  • Internship and Leadership Program Fund $2.0M This fund will open doors for our students to pursue internships with employers in order to gain valuable experience.
  • Office of Personal and Career Development Leadership Positions $14.0M The success of our OPCD is growing, and we need additional leaders to guide our students through the college-to-career process.
  • Office of Personal and Career Development Programming $10.0M Increasing the types of programming offered through the OPCD will position our students well for their path after graduation.
  • Peer Leadership Development $5.0M 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.
  • Residential Faculty Fellowships $2.0M We will create residential faculty fellowships intentionally designed to increase purposeful student-faculty engagement through out-of-classroom campus activities.
  • Wellbeing Center Facilities $30.0M As we focus on wellbeing within our community, we must provide facilities that support programming and activities.
  • Wellbeing Institute $10.0M Wellbeing will be a key initiative among our community as we seek to teach students how to develop healthy lifelong habits in all areas of life.


Developing Champions {Case Statement}

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.


  • Basketball Championship Fund $5.0M To succeed within the highly competitive landscape of college basketball, we must be committed to competing not only on the court, but also in the resources we apply to recruiting.
  • Branding the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum $15.0M 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.
  • Olympic Sports Facilities $30.0M We will create Olympic-level facilities for baseball, tennis, golf, soccer, and field hockey.
  • Scholarship and Student Opportunity $10.0M 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.
  • Sports Performance Center We will create a new sports performance center for our Division I athletes.

Reynolda House

Help preserve and celebrate this historic home {Case Statement}

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.


  • Celebrate Our Centennial $200,000 We will open Reynolda’s doors to all through outreach and special programs during the centennial celebration.
  • Funds for the Future $2.5M 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.
  • Preserve Our Place $2.3M We will provide funding for essential projects that reflect the campus and community’s pride in Reynolda.