Why Your Gift Matters

Giving Makes A Difference

Why should you support MBKU? The reasons for giving are as diverse as our alumni and friends. Our donors want to make a difference, to help the next generation of deserving students, to expand research and faculty resources, to help MBKU build and maintain a state-of-the-art interprofessional campus, and to give back to the institution that helped make them who they are today.

By giving back, you support our vision to reimagine the future of education.

Your Gifts Have Impact


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Provide Opportunity

Help keep MBKU affordable and accessible for all of our students.

Gifts that help provide opportunity are:

  • Scholarships
  • Student Travel Funds
  • Student Loan Funds
  • Research Funds
  • Merit-based Awards

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Advance IPE

Interprofessional collaborative practice is the future of health care delivery.

Gifts that advance IPE are:

  • Community Outreach Funds
  • Curriculum Development Support
  • Guest Lecture Funds
  • Faculty Development Support
  • Capital Improvement Funds

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Enhance Resources

Create special funds for new program growth and technology.

Gifts the enhance research are:

  • New Equipment Funds
  • Seed Funding
  • IT Infrastructure Support
  • Technology Enhancements
  • Capital Improvement Funds 

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Expand Access

Deliver care to our community and clinical experiences to our students.

Gifts that expand access are:

  • Children's Vision Program Support
  • Community Care Grants
  • Clinic Development Funds
  • Regional Clinical Outreach Support
  • Underserved and Minority Support

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