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Philanthropic Benefit


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

 For year 2016-2017, privately-funded scholarships provide over $550,000 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.

Invest in the Arts!

The Oregon Agriculture Foundation, founded by McKenzie Theatre’s namesakes Glen and Jean McKenzie, has generously offered a $40,000 matching gift to support efforts to purchase a new concert piano. Join the campaign!


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Stadium & Track Improvement Project

Get involved today! Provide a safe, multi-purpose training and competition facility for EOU student-athletes that will also benefit community members and local youth.


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Tea & Trumpets 2018: A Celebration of Scholars and Donors


View more videos and the full recording of the event here.

EOU photo by Laura Hancock / Scholarship recipient Nyki Anderson visits with a donor at the Foundation's annual Tea & Trumpets event celebrating students and benefactors.

A landmark year for giving

Posted on February 6, 2017

EOU Foundation President Mike Allstott announces fundraising milestone for the foundation and Eastern Fund in 2016.

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The Mountaineer Magazine

2018 Spring/Summer Mountaineer

Mountaineer Magazine

Inside the 2018 spring/summer issue

  • New Fieldhouse in EOU’s future
  • Student-athlete Maya Ah You-Dias receives national award
  • Alumni Taylor and K P Pawley hit the road through South America
  • “Building Champions” Campaign helping fund Stadium-Track Project

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Donor & Student Profiles

Gleeson Scholarship Fund

Gleeson Scholarship Fund Timothy and Linda Gleeson, of La Grande, established a fund that will provide two or more students with a minimum $1,000 renewable award each yea...

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Edna and Frank Paris Memorial Scholarship

Edna and Frank Paris Memorial Scholarship Carol and Doug Campbell are showing their support for music programs at EOU with a recent additional contribution to a scholars...

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Jean McKenzie Scholarship

Jean McKenzie Scholarship “I am a junior at EOU, studying English with an emphasis in writing. My ultimate career goal is to be able to write for literary or outdoor m...

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