Customized Coffee Blend Supports Hope Forward

Hope Forward is a creative new approach to funding a college education, so what could be more appropriate than finding a creative way of helping make the initiative a reality? Dan ’09 and Kara Dornbusch ’12 Guy, owners of the Espresso Bay coffee shop in downtown Traverse City, Michigan, have done just that by creating …

Thank You, Donors!

President Matt Scogin, Douglas Ruch, Shonn Colbrunn and Sarah Kolean from Hope College gathered to celebrate the generous lead gift from Don and Jodi Heeringa, making the Future of Work project possible. This new space will have a transformational impact for all Hope College students and alumni as we renovate the DeWitt Center for the …

The Future of Work | Transforming the Old Kletz

Join Us To Transform The Old Kletz Remember the Kletz in the lower level of DeWitt? It’s moved to the Bultman Student Center. Now, we have a vision to transform that space and create a place for students to connect with alumni, employers, coaches and mentors as they prepare for The Future of Work. This …

Join us for Day of Giving 2022

Join us for Day of Giving 2022, beginning at midnight on Thursday, February 24 and running through noon on Friday, February 25. It’s 36 hours to #Give2Hope. By giving to what you love on Day of Giving at Hope College, you can support the areas that impacted you the most: the departments, programs and causes …

Thank You! 2021 Day of Giving Success

Thank you to all our alumni, families and friends who helped make this year’s Day of Giving a success! Over the course of 36 hours (February 25-26), Hope received $514,198 from 1,883 gifts . . . and we couldn’t have done it without you! What if somebody missed Day of Giving and they still want …

Thank God for Hope College

Kurt Oosterhouse ‘90 was unprepared for college, but he was determined to take advantage of every opportunity given to him. The faculty and staff at Hope College guided him every step of the way to help him succeed.

Thank You!

Thank you. Simply put – we are amazed by the generosity that was shown yesterday. In total, 412 gifts were given and over $210,000 was raised to help support our students. Every gift matters and together we are #KeepingHope! Did you miss #GivingTuesday? It’s okay, you can still make your year-end gift.

Striving for Excellence: The Story of Ernest Haight

Ernie always regarded his education to be the foundation for all that he was able to achieve in his professional life. His final gift has established the Ernest Haight ‘51 Summer Research in Engineering Fund and provided the resources necessary for the Engineering Lab Renovation Fund.

All About Moving Forward

In response to the current situation, Congress recently enacted several tax law changes. Hope College is here to help you with your philanthropic goals and to offer some ideas for you to consider if you are thinking about making a gift in support of our mission during this time.