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WEDC Foundation

Empowering women one degree at a time

Create your giving legacy!

Legacy giving is the WEDC Foundation's Endowment Fund plan.
Our vision is to create a legacy of accomplished and independent women who will share their energy and success. You can share in our vision of making a difference through Legacy Giving by making a bequest to the WEDC Foundation in your will
or by committing to an endowment gift today. 


Your bequest may be designated for our

  • General Fund

  • Flexible Financial Assistance

  • As a named endowment for investment in the WEDC Foundation Endowment Fund 

Your commitment to the Legacy Giving Endowment Fund can take place on several different levels:

  • A specific dollar amount

  • A percent of your estate

  • Specific assets or a contingency bequest 

Your legacy gift will make a difference in the lives of current and future scholars who are continuing to harness the power of higher education and achieve self-sufficiency. ​Please speak with your attorney to make the charitable donation of your choosing.

Typically, requests for a named scholarship fund endowment requires a minimum gift or bequest of $10,000 over a three year period.


In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, we are offering a
25th Anniversary Named Endowment with a minimum gift or bequest of $10,000 over a four year period at $2,500 a year!


There is no better way to make a difference in the lives of women, their future generations, and for the future women leaders in our community.  

For more information, please contact the WEDC Foundation Executive Director at or by calling 256-652-1600.


Invest in our Scholars

Endowment Donor List

Patti & Ken Martin
Horton - Royer Family

Cathy A. Stender
Melodie Ruth Brier

Holly Brown - Bama Jammer Promotions Family

Mildred Buice

Marie Campis

Kathy Chan

Crestwood Medical Center

Kitty Davenport

Foreign Language Services, Inc.

Jordan-Starnes Family

Bhavani Kakani

Sandra Moon - WEDC
Pei Ling Chan Charitable Trust

Peters Family

JoAnn Perez

Mavis Mann Reeves 

Frances C. Roberts Charitable Trust

Simms Scholarship Fund
Mary Spann Family

Jan Smith

Tyson-Bullock Family

Jean Wessel-Templeton

WEDC Founders

We are forever grateful to our Endowment Donors:

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