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You are now being directed to the University of Kansas Endowment Association Web site. All donations made to the Dole Institute through the KU Endowment site are secure and used exclusively for the Dole Institute.

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Support the Dole Institute of Politics

The Dole Institute of Politics is committed to promoting political and civic participation as well as civil discourse in a bipartisan, balanced manner. A gift to the institute can help maintain free public programming, increase civic engagement, provide student opportunities, preserve history and celebrate the legacies of both Bob and Elizabeth Dole and their relevance to our nation’s history.

Development director Sheri Hamilton is happy to assist you in making a gift, creating an endowed fund, setting up a planned gift, or answering any questions you may have regarding donations.
Email:  |  Phone: (785) 832-7454

You can be a Supporter of the Dole Institute by making an unrestricted gift. This allows your investment to be used at the director’s discretion where the funds are needed most to support institute programming, initiatives and exhibits. Gifts can be made through an easy and secure online donation.

You can also become a Friend of the Dole Institute, which specifically supports activities of the Student Advisory Board, Internship Assistance Program, Archive Travel Grants and the Mentoring Program. Simply select your preferred membership below by clicking the level or amount. You will be transferred to a secure giving site at KU Endowment, which administers Dole Institute funding.

Supporters and Friends of the Dole Institute receive exclusive privileges to meet with our guests, attend our annual Friends/supporter dinner, pre-event receptions and advance notice of upcoming programs.

*Each level includes the benefits of all lower giving levels.

Associate – $50

  • Advance notice of upcoming Dole Institute events
  • Weekly email updates with special news and events

Friend – $100

  • Invitations to Friends receptions

Great American Society – $250

  • Invitation to the Annual Friends of the Dole Institute Dinner
  • Recognition in the Dole Institute’s Annual Report

Russell Society – $500

  • Invitations to private pre-event dinners

Chairman’s Club – $1,000

  • Reserved seating at the Dole Institute’s signature events
  • Personalized VIP Dole Archive tour (upon request with advanced booking)

Senator’s Inner Circle – $2,500 and above

  • Priority seating at signature events
  • Senator’s Inner Circle lapel pin

For more information on the Friends of the Dole Institute, please contact Sarah Stacy.
Phone: (785) 864-1012


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