The SMU Fund propels academic centers and community engagement efforts that make possible hands-on projects such as Evie, an experimental mobile greenhouse developed by students at the Hunt Institute for Engineering to help low-income communities access fresh produce. Read more.
When you join the Pony Power stampede and invest in the SMU Fund, you can direct your support to the entire University – to SMU’s greatest needs, to scholarships or to faculty – to the highest priorities of a school or the libraries, or to campus experiences through Athletics or Student Affairs. Your gift to the SMU Fund makes an immediate impact and helps every school and unit address the University’s strategic priorities.
The Student Emergency Fund provides immediate grants to students who find themselves in unexpected financial crises. Previous grants have included a grocery gift card to carry a student through until her financial aid package was in place and air transportation home for a student whose mother was having emergency open heart surgery. Your gift to the Student Emergency Fund can truly change the lives of students in need.