Your support helps sustain Hope’s mission of educating students for lives of leadership and service in a global society.

Hope College is an extraordinary place that provides an extraordinary experience for students. Those who believe in the mission of Hope and give it their support make possible the “extras” to what would otherwise be “ordinary.”

Make Hope Great

Hope’s holistic approach to education, remarkable facilities and Christian character combine to make a Hope education a one-of-a-kind experience. This rare combination of opportunities exists for current students because of the generosity of alumni, parents and friends of the college.

Support Students

Your gift to Hope makes a significant and positive impact on the students of today and tomorrow. From first-class faculty to state-of-the-art classrooms and equipment, your support shapes their education.

Empower Hope’s Mission

Hope educates students for lives of leadership and service in a global society. The experiences students have through academic and co-curricular programs of recognized excellence is invaluable. With an education provided in the context of the historic Christian faith, students graduate with motivation to impact the world with a higher purpose. Your support empowers this mission. Read more about our mission.

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 8,000+Community of Donors

    When you make a gift to Hope, you are joining more than 8,000 others who share your strong commitment and contribute to Hope’s success each year.

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  • $1.2MGifts Under $100

    Gifts of $100 or less have combined for a total impact of $1.2 million over the past five years.

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  • $70MTo Generate Equal Support

    It would take $70 million of endowment to generate the same amount of annual support that our community of donors provide through The Hope Fund each year.

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  • 1:10Local Investment

    Gifts that support Hope College support the greater Holland community as $1 of every $10 in the local economy can be credited to the college.

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This is my anchor of hope for this people in the future.

Rev. A.C. Van Raalte