Fiscal Year Celebrations

June 3, 2024

Hardin-Simmons University raised an astounding $10,200,000 and secured $2,300,000 in pledges this fiscal year (6/1/23-5/31/24)—one of the highest fundraising totals in HSU history.

This achievement reflects the generosity of 5,402 contributions ranging from $2,000,000 to $1, including over 3,800 individual gifts from alumni and over 400 gifts from our faculty and staff.

Every contribution, regardless of amount, is important to our success and is celebrated.

Historic Year By The Gifts:

  • $2,000,000 – Largest grant
  • $2,000,000 – Largest foundation gift
  • $1,600,000 – Largest estate gift
  • $39,500 – Total amount of faculty/staff giving
  • $3,790,000 – Total amount of alumni giving
  • $500,000 – Largest gift from an alumnus
  • $1 – Smallest gift from an alumnus
  • $503,000 – Largest total amount given by an alumnus
  • $972 – Average alumnus gift

HSU was blessed to receive two transformative gifts: a $2,000,000 Title III grant to support incoming students and a $2,000,000 gift from the Allsup Family Foundation toward scholarships for the physician assistant program. These funds will significantly enhance our ability to provide an exceptional education and further an education enlightened by faith.

In addition, our alumni office, led by Dr. Heather Hadlock ’97, had an amazing year, hosting over 48 events on campus, across the state, and the nation. These gatherings have strengthened our community, fostered new connections, and celebrated the enduring spirit of Hardin-Simmons.

Alumni Engagement by The Numbers:

  • 120 – Alumni volunteers
  • 956 – Alumni volunteer hours
  • 3,700 – Event attendees
  • 11 – Awards presented to alumni and leaders
  • 356 – Alumni contacts updated

We could not have reached these milestones without your dedication and belief in our vision. Your contributions not only sustain our present but also build a promising future for generations of students. Thank you for being an integral part of our success.