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Invest in the center

With your support, Western Michigan University's Sanford Center for Financial Planning and Wellness will:

  • Promote financial wellness and planning in the greater Kalamazoo community through workshops, seminars, summer camps and research.

  • Foster financial literacy for area high school students, college students and southwest Michigan communities.

  • Provide financial coaching to students prior to key financial decisions via a network of experienced practitioners and student interns.

  • Stimulate collaboration between financial planning practitioners and departmental faculty.

There are four areas where you may direct your gift. Examples of what your gift supports include:

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    Expendables

    Such as program travel for students, contest prizes and awards, and youth outreach events.

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    Capital Fund

    Which covers the cost of new technology, office enhancements and future expansion.

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    Endowment

    Interest earned goes to salaries and benefits, regular programming and operational expenses.

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    Scholarships

    Which provide academic awards to students and event fees for community members in need.

Ways to give

You can support the Sanford Center for Financial Planning and Wellness by making a gift online or contacting John Greenhoe, director of major gifts, at (269) 387-8700 or john.greenhoe@wmich.edu.