Gifts Accounting, Administration and Records is a unique organization with both reporting lines to both Development and Alumni Relations and the Division of Finance. Providing support to Development staff and ensuring the accurate financial reporting of over $600 million contributions to the University annually. The department is comprised of three units; Gift processing, Alumni records and Gifts Accounting. Gifts Accounting is responsible for ensuring all gifts are recorded properly and timely.
The Penn Fund organization includes a team of class giving directors who work in partnership with the Young Alumni (yPenn) team, volunteers and other development colleagues to achieve class fundraising goals with the greatest emphasis on the two classes under their management celebrating a quinquennial reunion.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation’s first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $6.7 billion enterprise. The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 20 years, according to U.S.
The Penn Fund generates unrestricted and scholarship support for undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania. Gifts from undergraduate alumni, students, parents and friends are used to provide support for immediate budgetary needs including financial aid, faculty initiatives, undergraduate research, and student life programs. The Penn Fund solicits over 100,000 undergraduate alumni and 15,000 parents each year. The administrative coordinator reports to the Executive Director of The Penn Fund and serves as a key member of his/her team.
Established in 1927, The Penn Fund, Penn’s undergraduate annual giving fund, serves as the primary philanthropic vehicle for Penn’s 100,000+ strong community of undergraduate alumni and students. Gifts to The Penn Fund benefit the University’s highest undergraduate priorities through unrestricted support and individual endowed scholarships.