Happy 150th birthday, SIU!
Help us celebrate 150 years by making an impact.

You can help us celebrate by making a difference in the lives of current and future students.  On Wednesday, March 6, Salukis from all over will come together to celebrate the first 150 years of SIU and help support the university for another 150 years.  Save the date for the 3rd Annual SIU Day of Giving - the most remarkable 24 hours of the year.


If you would like to make a gift before Wednesday, March 6, visit siuf.org/give and choose an area to support. After choosing a gift amount, select "Add to Gift" button. Then select “Apply this gift to Day of Giving” under the My Gift Options section.


Donate and turn your state MAROON!
Rank State Donors
2 NONE 0
2 AL 0
2 AK 0
Paul Melzer and Ian Reinhart Country Financial K9 Challenge
Country Financial supports First Responders and safe communities. Local Financial Representatives and SIU graduates Paul Melzer and Ian Reinhart will match every dollar received, up to $3,000 total, in support of the Southern Illinois University Police Departments K9 Fund. This fund will allow the SIU PD to start a K9 unit, further enhancing the services and protections provided to the SIU Community and its surrounding areas.
Dick Blaudow Engineering Laboratory Match
The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is designed to educate the next generation of technical leaders for the world’s future through leadership training, mentoring and community service opportunities. We are one of very few STEM colleges in the nation that offers a technical leadership program that provides a direct bridge from leadership training to a career as a technical leader. SIU alum Dick Blaudow ’70 is encouraging all LDP alumni to make a donation to the Engineering Laboratory Fund by matching dollar for dollar up to $10,000. So make a gift today and double your impact!
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