Grants at Wilson College

Grants are an important source of support for Wilson College. If you are associated with a foundation, corporation, or other organization that is interested in making a gift to and working in partnership with Wilson College, please contact Margaret Light, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations,, 717-262-2010 ext. 3179. 

The following list includes a sampling of institutional grants recently awarded to Wilson College:

2013--National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, $70,105 over three years to increase the number of job opportunities that enhance diversity and inclusion within Division III athletics administrative staffs.

2012--The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation, $400,000 for scholarships to ensure access and success for Wilson students.

2012--The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, $3,000 for Summer Equine Facilitated Therapeutics.

2012--Eden Charitable Foundation, $35,000 for support for the Helen Carnell Eden Chaplaincy.

2012--West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, $5,000 for "Energy and You Conference."

2012--The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, $25,000 for scholarships for mature female students.

2011--M&T Bank, $15,000 in support of an outdoor learning classroom at the Fulton Center for Sustainable Living.

2011-- PA Fish and Boat Commission, $271,605 for fish habitat restoration and dam removal.

2010--The Heinz Endowments, $25,000 to create a model global study/service program for underrepresented populations within Wilson's Global Citizenship Initiative.  The Pathways to Global Learning Program will have a substantial impact on many students who would not ordinarily have the opportunity to study abroad, including students in our Women with Children program.

2010--The Burket-Plack Foundation, $30,000 to provide medical care for animals in local animal shelters and hands-on medical training experiences for Wilson Veterinary Medical Technology students.