Eastern Mennonite University

Summer 2007

Donors Make CJP Possible

Upwards and onwards. That's the direction of fundraising for the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP).

Donations to CJP set a record this year, as measured both by contributions to CJP endowments and to its annual fund. Donation dollars jumped 38% from fiscal year 2005-06. This means more scholarship funds, more support for faculty stretched thin by demands on their time, more funding for explaining our lessons on peace and justice to the world. (Thank you, donors!)

CJP Donors

Three new endowments were added, offering permanent support so critical to the long-term viability of CJP.

CJP Donors

Prior to this year, generous donors established 10 other endowments for CJP. Many of these endowments support student scholarships. Others provide general support for the center or provide funding for faculty to pursue research and writing opportunities. CJPs endowments now total $2,063,275, a significant amount for a relatively new program, but not nearly enough to meet the need, particularly for scholarships.

New donors are contributing and others are increasing their support because they recognize that CJP can only be effective if it is secure in its annual funding and is able to increase its endowments for scholarships and creative new peace and justice programs.

To join this group of donors who share our vision of expanding peace and justice throughout the world, please contact Phoebe Kilby, associate director of development for CJP, at 800-368-3383 or phoebe.kilby@emu.edu.

For more information on giving to CJP, visit www.emu.edu/giving.

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