The Ferrum Fund is unrestricted and restricted dollars given by loyal alumni and friends of Ferrum College that can be used to fund scholarships, academic programs, athletics, and more. When you support the Ferrum Fund, you are helping our students get the most out of their education by providing them with the things they need to be successful. You are also helping Ferrum College become more valuable and competitive by enhancing our academic offerings as well as our co-curricular programs.
Alumni participation is the percentage of alumni who support Ferrum with financial gifts. Each year, colleges and universities are ranked based on a number of criteria, including alumni participation. The rate is also a determining factor for outside corporations and foundations when considering whether to fund grant requests from the College.