Support Sweet Briar

Alumnae and friends of Sweet Briar are invaluable to the College and its future. They help by volunteering, giving their input, and through making charitable contributions to Sweet Briar. 

There are many ways to support Sweet Briar. Find out how you can ensure that Sweet Briar women will be making history for years to come.

Sweet Briar Fund

The Sweet Briar Fund is the College’s unrestricted giving program that seeks to support our greatest needs each year. These annual needs include funds to support our students, through scholarships; our faculty and academic programs, and the stewardship of our campus and historic buildings. 

Sweet Briar alumnae have consistently demonstrated their support of the College through their participation in giving to the Sweet Briar Fund each year. This year, our participation goal is 30% of our alumnae. Make your gift today!

Friends Groups

Sweet Briar has four affinity-based giving programs to support specific areas of the College. Friends of the Art, Friends of Athletics, Friends of the Library and Friends of Riding are donors who make gifts to these facets of the College’s excellence. Find out more about our Friends Groups below. 

Other Ways to Support Sweet Briar

Refer a Student

Know a young woman who might fall in love with Sweet Briar? Let us send her Admissions materials and start the recruiting process.

Volunteer With Us

Gifts of time and talent are just as important as gifts of treasure. Find out about ways to volunteer for Sweet Briar.

Planned Giving

Find out more about making a planned gift, whether you’d like to make Sweet Briar a beneficiary in your will or make a contribution through your IRA.