Better Together

Muleriders are Better Together.
Together we can achieve more.

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What is Giving Day?


Every year, SAU alumni and friends set aside a special day
to celebrate the University and its faculty, staff, and students by financially supporting their future. There is no gift too small!  Instead, it is your participation that makes us Better Together. 

Together we can achieve MORE!

How to get involved

Become an ambassador

Join the Mule Pack and help to get the word out! Check out our social media material and message templates.

Make your gift

If you are able, make a gift toward an area of the University that has impacted you. It's your participation, not the gift size, that counts!

share on social

Show your circle how we are #BetterTogether when we come together! Challenge a friend or classmate to join with you.

celebrate with us

When the day is over, celebrate our campus community with us!

Featured Funds

SAU Graduates

Student Scholarships

These pass-through scholarship funds that can be directed as traditional, summer school, transfer, graduate, room and board, or book/ technology scholarships. Supporting a student in this way has an immediate and profound impact on their college experience. 

Greatest Need

Through giving to SAU’s Greatest Need Fund, you enable the University’s leadership to maximize your contribution and swiftly respond to enhancement opportunities on campus. 

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Dean's Fund

Contributions to the Dean’s Fund are put to work immediately to enhance learning, scholarly research and digital exploration. Your gift to the Dean’s Fund provides the Dean with flexibility to adapt to evolving student and faculty needs.

Student Success

Supporting the Student success Fund will provide pass-through funds to on-campus offices that provide much-needed services to our students, such as the Mulerider Market, Health Services, Counseling Services, Career Services, and more. 

SAU Athletics

Mulerider Athletics

Supporting Mulerider Athletics will provide pass-through funds to ensure that our coaches and student-athletes have the necessary resources to come back strong during our next season. 

Want to support another area?

 You can designate your gift to any area of the University on our online gift form below. For questions, please call 870-235-4287.

Better Together Match

Double your impact on this year’s Giving Day! Generous donors are matching all gifts up to $500 while funds last.

Questions? 870-235-4287

Better Together Match
1:1 For all gifts up to $500


Most frequent questions and answers

Yes, you can! Just make a note on your check that includes “Giving Day” and your designation, and we will count the gift during Giving Day.

Not sure if it will arrive on time? Visit the following link to make a pledge, and we will count your gift in the Giving Day total.


SAU Foundation

100 East University MSC 9174

Magnolia, AR 71753


Questions? Give us a call at 870-235-4287.

Yes, all donations made to the SAU Foundation are tax-deductible.

We understand that many of our Mulerider family are experiencing financial struggles. No gift is too small to make an impact!

If you make a donation online, you will immediately receive an email confirmation. Your gift acknowledgement will come via mail from the SAU Foundation and will be mailed within a week of your donation. Your official gift receipt will be mailed with your annual statement in January 2022.

Yes, your donation can be made to the area or project of your choice. Select your designation on the online giving form, add a note to your personal check, or let one of our team members know when you give us a call 870-235-4287.

You can make a gift however you want! Click here to make your gift online, or you can give us call and arrange to mail in your personal check.

All gifts through Giving Day are a part of the Love & Loyalty Campaign. Click the button below to learn more about the boldest fundraising initiative in SAU’s 110-year history.