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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

2016 Fall Mountaineer

Inside the 2017 summer/fall issue

  • Biology grad leads ocean conservation efforts at Vancouver Aquarium
  • OHSU grant supports outdoor activity program
  • New coaches join Mountaineer Athletics staff
  • Faculty members published this year
  • EOU Foundation reaches new heights in year-end giving
  • Base-to-Bachelor’s program launches in Klamath Falls
  • Donor spotlight: Alumna gives back
  • Alumni news and more!

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Donor & Student Profiles

Charles and Rhoda Chollet Endowment

Charles and Rhoda Chollet Endowment In life, Charles and Rhoda Chollet carried such zeal for education that the couple wanted to continue making a difference even after t...

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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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Irma Klinghammer Scholarship

Irma Klinghammer Scholarship “As a current master of arts in teaching (MAT) student, I am also a proud Mountaineer alumna. In 2007 I graduated from EOU with a degree in...

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