Engage, Invest, Enhance.

EOU Foundation

Engage, Invest, Enhance

Established in 1964 for the philanthropic benefit of Eastern Oregon University, the Foundation raises funds to support the mission of EOU.

For the 2022-2023 academic year, through the generous support of our donors the EOU Foundation provided more than $850,000 in scholarships to EOU students, making the dream of a college education a reality. For information about giving opportunities, please call University Advancement at 541-962-3740 or e-mail foundation@eou.edu.

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Give to EOU

The Eastern Oregon University Foundation is a public, non-profit foundation, created to support the mission and vision of Eastern Oregon University. Over the past four decades, the Foundation has become a vital force for higher education in eastern Oregon, with assets of $20 million. More than 300 individual scholarships provide nearly $1 million to EOU students, and the Foundation continues to grow, seeking philanthropic gifts from alumni,  friends, and partnering organizations. All members of the Foundation Trustees and its committees are volunteers who work with University leadership and University Advancement. More information about University Advancement can be found at www.eou.edu/ua


2023 Fall/Winter Mountaineer Magazine Cover

The Mountaineer Magazine

In this issue:

The Fall/Winter 2023-24 Mountaineer Magazine highlights alumni, donors and new programs at EOU.

  • The legacy of Scott Fairley
  • Donor generosity supports scholarships at EOU
  • Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling comes to EOU
  • More!

2023 Annual Report

EOU Mission Statement:

EOU guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs that lead to responsible and reflective action in a diverse and interconnected world.

As an educational, cultural and scholarly center, EOU connects the rural regions of Oregon to a wider
world. Our beautiful setting and small size enhance the personal attention our students receive, while partnerships with colleges, universities, agencies and communities add to the educational possibilities of our region and state.

EOU Foundation Mission Statement:

The mission of the Eastern Oregon University Foundation is to engage with our alumni, friends, partners, and communities to enhance the quality and vitality of our students and university.