Giving to Xavier

Corporate Relations

Cincinnati is home to a world-class business community of corporate and philanthropic leaders, many of whom have been vital collaborators over the years, helping Xavier University undergo transformative growth.  Our approach develops long-standing, engaging, and mutually beneficial partnerships that can advance your organizational mission and fulfill your philanthropic goals.  Together, we make our community stronger and make a lasting impact on the world.

We work collaboratively to develop a customized partnership to meet your individual business needs. By partnering with Xavier University, your business has the opportunity to:

  • Recruit talented students ready to join the workforce
  • Gain exposure to academic leadership via various board positions
  • Support the work in the classroom via adjunct teaching or guest lecturing
  • Assist in the development of graduates through student mentorship
  • Increase your market brand through event sponsorship and athletic support 

Many companies and foundations direct their charitable giving by providing student financial aid, which is the University’s greatest need. Your business can also contribute to Xavier by:

  • Establishing endowments to create new and innovative academic centers of excellence
  • Underwriting faculty and student research initiatives
  • Supplying state-of-the-art equipment & technology
  • Funding brick and mortar capital projects
  • Matching employee donations to Xavier


To learn more about how your organization can partner with Xavier, or to make a gift now, please contact Peter Owendoff, Assistant Vice President of University Relations and Development, at or (513) 745-4300.