Give to the English Department

Your gifts make a difference. They impact our department and the college as a whole. They support and empower our students and faculty. Your contributions enable us to think and do on an unprecedented scale.

Your gifts to the most ambitious fundraising effort in NC State history will help to create scholarship opportunities. To bring world-leading faculty to our college. To support groundbreaking innovation and technology. To build bridges to our communities, nonprofits, universities, businesses and government. Partner with us to create a bright future for the Department of English, NC State, North Carolina and beyond. Together, we can Think and Do the Extraordinary.

Opportunities for Support

General Departmental Gifts: The English Enhancement Fund

Your gift to the English Enhancement Fund provides much-needed unrestricted dollars for our students, faculty and programs. Gifts to the English Enhancement Fund help us make the most of unexpected opportunities and finance activities not supported by state-appropriated funding.

Program Support

Programmatic support helps advance the activities and outreach of specific areas within the department.

  • Creative Writing Discretionary Fund
  • Language and Life Documentary Support Fund
  • MA English Discretionary Fund

Student Support

Undergraduate and Graduate Awards provide our students with much-needed assistance for tuition, supplies and travel.

  • English Department Interns Scholarship (undergraduate)
  • English Advising Fund

Other Support

The funds listed below help support other departmental initiatives.

  • Friends of Shakespeare Enhancement Fund

Impact of Giving: Anahzsa Jones

With support from donors, Anahzsa Jones (English '18) studied abroad in England during her senior year. Jones took classes at Oxford, saw a Shakespeare play and visited famous landmarks such as the London Eye. Learn more about her experience and why she's thankful. 

How to Make a Gift

By Credit Card

Use our Secure Online Gift Form to make a gift by credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. You can make an immediate gift, establish a pledge or make a recurring gift to the fund of your choice. 

Give by Credit Card

Payroll Deduction

NC State University faculty and staff — it’s easy to support the English Department through payroll deduction! Complete the payroll deduction form or contact the development office for assistance. 

Payroll Deduction Form

By Check

Make your check payable to the NC State Foundation, Inc. On the memo line, please indicate to which English Department Fund you wish to direct your gift. Then mail the check to:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Office of Development
Campus Box 7016
Raleigh, NC 27695-7016


To learn more about giving opportunities, contact the College’s Executive Director of Development Marcy Engler at 919-515-5984 or

Email Marcy Engler