By Giving to the Regent Fund, Alumni and Friends of the
University Are Helping Equip Students for Lives of Significance
Fundraising is a key requirement of any nonprofit organization, institution or ministry. Regent University is no exception. Equipping men and women to be Christian leaders and future world changers requires a significant financial investment from both students and the university.
During the 2021-22 Academic Year alone, 80% of graduate and undergraduate students received nearly $23 million in institutional scholarships and aid. As enrollment increases, so does the need to assist those called to pursue a degree at Regent.
“We need resources to provide the highest-quality education to our students at the most affordable price,” says Regent’s Vice President for Advancement Chris Lambert. “The support from our donors propels our university from sustaining to thriving.”
“We give to ensure Regent has what it needs to continue. If you really believe in the university’s mission, why would you not want to support Regent as it does its work?”
Dr. Barry Doublestein (SBL ’09)
Student tuition and fees cover roughly half of the cost of attending Regent. That means the university has to make up the difference through additional sources of revenue. The financial support provided by the Regent Fund reduces the financial burden on students and empowers them to pursue God’s call on their lives by studying at our university.
Regent alumnus Dr. Barry Doublestein (SBL ’09) is a faithful donor to the Regent Fund and an adjunct professor in the School of Business & Leadership, teaching doctoral and master’s degree courses. He says it’s heartbreaking to see a lack of funds derail a student’s academic goals.
“I have a number of students from around the world who, because of challenges in the global economy, are unable to continue in their programs,” Doublestein says. “Every one of these students wants to finish their education so they can be equipped to serve Christ in various industries and accomplish the good works He has planned for them.”
By giving generously to the Regent Fund, you can help equip students to answer and fulfill God’s call to become Christian leaders to change the world. Faithful support from Regent alumni and friends makes a tremendous difference in overall student success and the financial health of the university.
“The benefit of the Regent Fund is that these gifts have nearly unlimited potential,” explains Stephen Bruce, vice president for Business Administration at Regent University. “They not only have an immediate impact but a ripple effect that can be felt years after the gift was made.”
Gifts to the Regent Fund help provide students with life-changing scholarships, exceptional faculty, world-class facilities, innovative technology, enhanced classroom resources, vital campus-life programs, and more. Those tax-deductible donations also enable Regent to meet staffing needs and access the resources required to operate and maintain campus facilities, equipment and the grounds.
Doublestein challenges alumni and friends of Regent to make supporting the university a top priority. He understands the need for resources to train future generations of believers who will fully engage in the significant cultural battles the world faces.
“The benefit of the Regent Fund is that these gifts have nearly unlimited potential. They not only have an immediate impact but a ripple effect that can be felt years after the gift was made.”
VP for Business Administration
“Regent’s reputation as a global center of excellence continues to grow,” Doublestein insists. “We give to ensure Regent has what it needs to continue. If you really believe in the university’s mission, why would you not want to support Regent as it does its work?”
Every donation, no matter how small, plays an essential role in equipping students for success and keeping Regent financially strong. Supporting the Regent Fund reduces the need to draw resources from the university’s endowment and assures the long-term future of this institution of higher learning founded for God’s glory in 1978.
“Each gift is an investment in the future of this university and its students,” Lambert shares. “What better place than Regent? Our entire purpose is to send students beyond these walls to change the world.”
Empower students to answer God’s call to attend Regent! Visit regent.edu/RegentFund or call 800.335.4409 to make your tax-deductible gift today.
Changing Lives Through Scholarships
Liliya Boiko (SBL ’23) felt the Lord leading her to start an organization to minister to the elderly in her home country of Ukraine. Still, she knew she would need more education to make this vision a reality.
Thanks to a scholarship, Liliya is gaining the practical skills she needs to fulfill her calling in an encouraging, Christ-centered environment.
“Regent University is a place that not only provides technical principles of business but also creates an environment that mirrors the breadth and depth of Christian values,” said Liliya.
Liliya hopes to use her education to manage a nonprofit that will improve the well-being of Ukraine’s elderly population: To provide for their physical needs through medical and tech support and tend to their spiritual needs.
Liliya’s ultimate vision for her nonprofit would help those she serves toward an inner transformation and personal relationship with Jesus. “This scholarship will allow me to fulfill the vision God gave me. I will not forget your earnest investment.”