Our priority at Champlain is always our students. Our Advancement Team is committed to stewarding your investment so that it has the greatest impact on our students’ success.

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Your Gifts Make a Difference

By supporting the Champlain Fund, you help make the entire Champlain experience possible. A gift to the Champlain Fund is a gift of opportunity. It allows us to provide:


In order to make higher ed attainable for students of all backgrounds, we created scholarships that you help support with your gift to the Champlain Fund.

Study-Abroad Programs

With your helping hand, over 50% of Champlain undergraduate students are able to participate in transformative study abroad and service learning trips—which can open their eyes to new perspectives and broaden their horizons.

Hands-On Work Experiences

Your gift helps students gain hands-on experience at one of our Centers of Excellence, with departments on campus, or in local, national and even international positions.

Service Learning Experiences

Service learning combines community service with academic instruction. Your support helps students to participate in these life-changing opportunities, developing academic skills and a sense of civic responsibility.

Cutting-Edge Learning Environments

Your support helps ensure that classrooms stay relevant and up-to-date and faculty have essential opportunities for professional development and training to stay current in their fields.


Invested in 1939 students with financial need in 2022.


in Yellow Ribbon scholarship support to 18 students in 2023.


of traditional undergraduate students who apply for need-based aid were awarded need-based grants or scholarships.

I gave to Champlain College because I am proud to give back to the community that shaped me so much. I know that my gift will help provide quality programs, great college facilities and excellent professors.
Owen Phipps, ’12

What to Support

Direct your gifts to support your passions.

Why Our Donors Say They Give

Philanthropy. Legacy. Opportunity. Paying it forward. These are a few of the many reasons our donors give to Champlain. Yet, the common denominator is the same: These gifts make a meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of our students, their families, and their communities for years to come.

  • Paying it Forward

    “I loved my time at Champlain and believe it offered me the best education possible. I believe in the future of Champlain and all it can and will be able to offer current and future students.”

    – Nichole Magoon, ’10


  • Giving from Gratitude

    “I was so glad I chose to transfer to Champlain that I started donating to the Support-A-Student Scholarship Fund after I graduated. I’ve given to Champlain ever since. ”

    – Roland Palmer ’90

  • Champlain’s Mission

    “I believe in Champlain’s mission, goals and objectives. Not every college has an Upside-Down Curriculum or professors or staff that care deeply for their students. Champlain does.”

    – Alison Proctor, ’09

Why Do You Give to Champlain?

Please take a few minutes to tell us what inspires you to give to Champlain:

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