Where to Give

Each year ACPHS implements a number of initiatives, which you can choose to support that will have an immediate impact on students and campus.

You can make gifts in support of the ACPHS Students First Fund (formerly Innovation Fund), Academic Programs, Scholarships, Athletics and so much more. We want you to direct your contribution to what matters most to you. Our annual fundraising campaign year begins on July 1 and concludes on June 30.

Please consider making a gift to any of the initiatives listed below or to another fund that you wish to support. Gifts can be made in a number of ways on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual or annual basis. If you have any questions on how to make a gift, please visit Ways to Give, call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 518.694.7393 or email

Students First Fund

The Students First Fund is dedicated to providing scholarship aid to ensure that Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences continues to recruit and retain the most deserving students, regardless of their financial means. Tuition at ACPHS is one of the lowest in the country, but for many students it’s still a struggle and some are graduating with tremendous debt; a burden that can set many young professionals back as they start their careers. Nationwide, half of all students are still paying off college loans 20 years after graduation.

Cost is the reason most cited in a student’s college decision process. With your gift to the Students First Fund, you enable ACPHS to attract the highest-performing students, offer a diverse learning community, and reduce the amount of debt students carry after they graduate. Help us to improve the outlook for our students.

Make Your Gift


With 97% of our students receiving financial assistance, one of the most rewarding gift options at ACPHS is scholarship funding. Make a difference, one student at a time, by establishing and supporting scholarships at ACPHS.

Athletics Fund

Your support of the Athletics Fund directly benefits ACPHS student-athletes. Your gift can help in the following ways:

  • Creation of additional athletic and recreational programs or offerings
  • Uniforms, equipment, or additional teams needs
  • Travel fees to conference and national tournaments
  • Renovations to ACPHS Track and Field facility, including plan for lights

Make Your Gift


As an employee of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, did you know about the Employee Giving program? Like most colleges, ACPHS relies on its employees to help champion its cause, support its mission, and make an impact by giving back to the institution.

Did you know that high employee giving can positively impact grant and foundation funding opportunities? Currently only 29% of employees give back to ACPHS. We can do better. No gift is too small. Our goal is 100% participation. Employees are encouraged to give at a level which they are comfortable and to support what means the most to them.

Your gifts impact the lives of our biggest investments our students.