The Parent Fund for Davidson

The Parent Fund for Davidson is an integral part of the college's Fund for Davidson. Each year more than 1,000 non-alumni parents give to the fund, which directly impacts the lives of students by providing scholarships, library resources, technology, athletic equipment and more.

Parents contributed more than $1.5 million in expendable funds in fiscal year 2012, and donated more than $3.7 million for all endowed and capital projects.

Areas of Support

Gifts to the Parent Fund can be directed to the following areas:

  • Access and Affordability: The Davidson Trust
  • Experiential Learning
    • Research initiatives
    • Internships and fellowships
  • Athletics
  • Arts
    • Visual, literary, and performing arts
    • WDAV 89.9 Classical Public Radio

Summer Send-Off Events

Welcome Davidson College Class of 2018! If you are a new or transfer student in the following regions, you are invited to join us for a Summer Send-Off event in your honor. You will receive an invitation with location and time details in the mail. For more information, please email Harriet Kessler or contact her at 704-894-2020. 

June 1 - New York City
June 22 - Atlanta
June 25 - Boston
July 13 - Philadelphia
July 13 - Washington, DC
July 18 - Charlotte

Locations with dates to be determined: Dallas, Raleigh

Parent Fund Staff

Keatley Scroggins, Director of Parent Programs, 704-894-2546
Harriet Kessler, Assistant Director of Parent Programs, 704-894-2020
Lesley Swartz, Parent Gift Officer, 704-894-2514