Staff and Former Staff
AKU has benefitted from the generous support of its current and former staff. had the privilege of playing a part in helping to advance many careers. Many of AKU's employees have gone on to advance their careers internationally and continue to find ways to support the work of the University. There are many ways in which current and former staff can give to AKU, including:
: Gifts to the University’s Annual Fund are used to support the highest and immediate priorities of the University, its Colleges, Schools and
Institutes. Students, faculty, staff, and patients all benefit from gifts to the Annual Fund.
: AKU takes great pride in the quality and beauty of its buildings, facilities and
campuses. Capital gifts can support the construction or renovation of academic and administrative buildings, hospitals and health care facilities, student residences, and university campuses. Capital gifts may be designated for specific building projects,
or unrestricted for the use of day-to-day operations such as building and grounds maintenance.
: Endowments provide permanent and secure income that support
the priority of your choice. Scholarships for students, faculty salaries, research in a designated field and other priorities can all be supported through the establishment of an endowment or a contribution to an existing endowment. Only a portion of the interest earned on the funds in an endowment is spent each year, ensuring that the funds continue to grow and support your designated priority in perpetuity.
Planned gifts and bequests
: Planned giving provides many additional ways for you to make a gift from your assets and estate. There are various options for making a tax-efficient gift or a donation that costs you nothing today. Bequests and other planned gifts have a profound impact on scholarship, teaching, and research at AKU whilst also ensuring the University's long term sustainability. By including AKU in your estate plans, you will make a contribution that may extend into perpetuity.