Giving To Concordia

Pillars Fund

Linking Your Gifts with Our Greatest Needs

Reaching all corners of the institution, the Pillars Fund plays a role in every aspect of life at Concordia. With your unrestricted gifts, Concordia University Chicago can continue to offer a campus setting where learning and Christ-centered living are harmoniously intertwined.

Your gifts to the Pillars Fund provide:

  • Crucial scholarship aid for deserving students
  • Support for the University’s mission
  • Resources to develop high caliber academic programs
  • Essential funds to maintain a modern campus setting
  • Support to meet our greatest needs

With your gift to the Pillars Fund, Concordia would be pleased to recognize your support at the following levels:


Presidents Circle

Leadership Circle       $10,000 and above

University Circle        $5,000-$9,999

Regents Circle            $2,500-$4,999

Koehneke Circle         $1,000-$2,499


Additional Giving Levels

1864 Circle                 $500-$999

Forester Circle            $250-$499

Cougar Circle             $100-$249


Within the Pillar Fund, you can also choose to direct your support to ArtsConcordia (fine arts), Cougar Champions Club (athletics), the Martin Luther Society (support for students going into church work), or the area of greatest need.

For more information regarding the Pillars Fund, please contact:

Meg Busse
Senior Director of Annual Giving and Operations
Phone: (708) 209-3482

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Thank you for your support