Giving Opportunities


Through your generous support, GMercyU is able to fund scholarships, strengthen academic programs, build top-notch teaching and learning facilities, upgrade technology, improve student life and successfully compete with the nation's best colleges. Support what makes GMercyU special to you.
 

       

Griffin Heroes Fund

The Griffin Heroes Fund was established to provide GMercyU students with the resources required for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will also help cover the cost of deep cleaning and reconfiguring the campus facilities to ensure their safe return. Your support allows students to pursue their goals and dreams without interruption, so they may become the next generation of Griffin heroes. Give now!

Faculty & Staff Campaign

Are you a GMercyU faculty or staff member? Faculty/Staff gifts are unrestricted and help the University respond to challenges and to meet our students' needs. Give now!

Scholarships 

Alexandrea P. Valeno Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students in the School of Education majoring in special education. The scholarship was funded by friends and family in memory of Alex Valeno, former special education student of co-president of the Special Ed Club at the University. Give now!

Carlino Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Carlino Endowed Scholarship is awarded to outstanding incoming students for their four years of study. To encourage travel and increase appreciation for new cultural experiences, the scholarship provides funding for travel related to academic pursuits. Give now!

Caitlyn Marie Purcell Nursing Scholarship
Established in memory of Caitlyn Purcell, former nursing student at the University, this scholarship provides recognition and financial support to students who participate in service projects. Give now!

Catherine Dello Buono McLaughlin Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship in memory of Catherine Dello Buono McLaughlin ’88 provides recognition and financial support for part-time students at the University. Give now!

Charlotte Newcombe Scholarship
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding mature students. The scholarship was established by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation to continue Mrs. Newcombe’s lifelong interest in providing scholarships for adult students. Give now!

Claire McGuire Casale ’63 Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship was established by Robert Casale in memory of his beloved wife Claire, a ’63 graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences. Give now!

Clara Glover Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students and demonstrated financial need. The scholarship was established by Charlotte McKines, longtime trustee of the University, in memory of her aunt. Give now!

Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to students who participate in study abroad or other related University travel programs to Ireland. The fund was established by The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland, established in 1771. The society promotes culture and education and provides scholarship and benevolence in the name of Irish heritage. Give now!

Edward J. and Olga P. Piszek Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial support to students who wish to participate in travel related to academic or service programs. Give now!

Elizabeth Powers Carlino Endowed Nursing Scholarship
The Elizabeth Powers Carlino Endowed Nursing Scholarship exists to provide recognition and financial support to nursing students. Give now!

Janet DeMaine Kelly Endowed Scholarship
The Janet DeMaine Kelly Endowed Scholarship provides recognition and financial support for first-generation college students. Give now!

Jerry McLaughlin Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides recognition and financial support to students who are “first in family” or first-generation college students. Give now!

Judith Leone Reed Endowed Scholarship Fund in Memory of S. Mary Consuela, RSM, Librarian
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students with demonstrated financial need. The fund was established by the estate of Judith Leone Reed ’59 Business grad in memory of S. Consuela, former librarian at the University. Give now!

Judy Gallagher Winterhalter Graduate Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship, in memory of longtime beloved faculty member Judith Winterhalter, Professor Emeritus, provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding graduate students in the nursing program in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions. Give now!

The Maguire Endowed Scholarship for Scholars
Founded in 2000 by James and Frances M. Maguire ’55, the Maguire Foundation provides an annual scholarship for each of a student’s four years as an undergraduate provided that they maintain an acceptable GPA and participate in extracurricular or community volunteer experiences. Give now!

Maria Bello Doran Mercy Mission Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to students who participate in service-related travel programs through the University. The fund was established by family and friends of Maria Bello Doran, a three-time grad of the University and lifelong nurse, educator and administrator. Give now!

Maria Bradley Scholarship
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students with a demonstrated financial need who are graduates of Little Flower Catholic High School. Give now!

Patricia A. Fogel Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions. Preference will be given to graduates of Lansdale Catholic High School and Archbishop Wood High School. Give now!

Rosemarie Zaro Scholarship
The Rosemary Zaro Scholarship provides financial assistance based on academic capability, financial need and career goals with special emphasis on women with unique family responsibilities. The scholarship was established by Dr. John Zaro in memory of his wife Rosemarie, a loyal graduate of the University. Give now!

Sister Catherine McMahon Endowed Scholarship
This spring marks the retirement of Sister Catherine (Kati) McMahon ’71 from Gwynedd Mercy University after nearly 40 years of service. In honor of Sister Kati’s dedication to GMercyU, fellow alumna Helen Nelson ‘92/’93 has graciously offered a challenge gift of $25,000 to create the Sister Catherine McMahon Endowed Scholarship. Helen will match any gifts to the scholarship which will benefit students in need who exemplify the spirit of Mercy by participating in service to others. Give now!

Sister Isabelle Keiss Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to students with academic achievement, financial need, leadership abilities, participation in community service, and who invest their time, talent and energy to the University. Give now!

Sr. Fenton Joseph Endowed Scholarship Fund
Endowed Scholarship Fund The Sr. Fenton Joseph Scholarship honors the organizer of the School of Nursing and provides financial support to junior or senior nursing student. Give now!

Susan B. Keily ’70 Scholarship for Education
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students in the School of Education. The scholarship was established by Susan Burkhardt Kiely ’70, founder of Women with a Cause, a non-profit organization that works globally to empower women through education and skills training. Give now!

Susan Girer McQuiggan Endowed Scholarship for Nursing Studies
The Susan Girer McQuiggan Scholarship for Nursing Studies provides assistance to students in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions with a demonstrated financial need.  Special preference will be given to students interested in oncology, emergency room medicine or drug/alcohol rehabilitation. Give now!

Special Programs

Autism Institute
Gwynedd Mercy University's Autism Institute supports scientifically research-based best practices for individuals with autism. The Institute strives to identify needs, seek appropriate funding and structure, and provide services that utilize the University's resources to contribute to the development and educational progress of persons on the autism spectrum. Give now!

Catherine’s Cupboard
Catherine’s Cupboard is geared towards assisting students with meals and nutrition. Managed by Campus Ministry, Catherine's Cupboard is stocked with both perishable and non-perishable food items that students can access when they are in need. Give now!

Frank O. Genuardi Legends Fields
This exciting project will dramatically transform our baseball and softball fields to address important safety concerns for players and fans, promote skill development,allow for more focused practices and games, and help to recruit and retain top student athletes. Give now!

Voices of Gwynedd
The Voices of Gwynedd has become the unofficial national and international ambassador for Gwynedd Mercy University, singing for both high profile performers and for many community and charity organizations. The donations will help support the Voices’ travel expenses to all these events and to keep the arts vibrant on the campus of Gwynedd Mercy University. Give now!

Memorial Gifts
Make a gift in honor or memory of a special person. We list each gift in a register kept in the University Chapel. Give now!

Student Mission & Mercy Programs

Alternative Spring Break 
Support GMercYU students as they travel around the country to participate in a week of service-immersion experiences during school break as part of a deep and lasting commitment to service. Give now!

Dublin Pilgrimage
Support GMercyU students traveling to the Mercy International Centre in Dublin for the Dublin Pilgrimage for Young Mercy Leaders. Give now!

International Nursing Trip to Dominican Republican
As part of the Mercy mission, the GMercyU ambassadors will deliver health care to approximately 400 residents of La Romana on the island of Hispaniola in the Dominican Republican. They will also visit the Good Samaritan Hospital to visualize how medical and nursing care can be delivered in this underserved country. Give now!