Purdue Parents Fund


The Purdue Parents Fund supports programs, departments, and initiatives that are of critical concern to parents and students alike. Such programs foster student health, safety, and well-being, including:

  • Purdue Advocacy and Support Center “Gatekeeper” training for faculty and staff to support students during times of mental health crisis
  • Center for Career Opportunities resources for students applying for jobs and internships
  • Civic Engagement and Leadership Development Food Pantry for food insecure students

Gifts to the Parents Fund help carry out Purdue’s mission to prepare students to succeed as future leaders, citizens, and lifelong learners. Support of the Parents Fund also enables the Vice Provost for Student Life to support current programming and to pursue opportunities important to students as they arise.


Parents and families of current (and former…and future!) Boilermakers are encouraged to donate to this impactful fund. Donations can be made in a variety of ways:

  • Give online
  • Give by phone
    • Call us at 800-319-2199
    • A Purdue student from the Rally Line team might be giving you a call!  These talented, current Purdue students might ask you to verify biographic information, share your experience with Purdue, and ask for your support of the Parents Fund.   If you happen to miss a phone call from a (765) number and no message is left, please know this call may have been regarding the Purdue Parents Fund and does not pertain to your student (but of course, feel free to check-in with your student!)
  • Give by mail
    • Mail your check with “Purdue Parents Fund” in the memo line to:
Purdue Foundation
403 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

To learn more about the Purdue Parents Fund and how you can become involved, please contact Jeni Hill, at JKHill@prf.org or by calling 765-496-1105.

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