The Friends of Osher is a special group of people who financially support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas; who recognize that the accessible, low-cost educational opportunities offered by Osher enrich the lives of adult learners; and who want to help us expand both our programming and the geographical areas we serve. Will you join us?
You can make a big difference. There are four ways to donate.
- Visit this link to KU Endowment to make a secure donation online. Remember to indicate "Osher" in the line, "My gift will benefit __________."
- Include your contribution on the downloadable registration form.
- Call KU Endowment at 800-444-4201.
- Or simply make your check payable to KUEA/Osher and mail to KU Continuing Education, 1515 Saint Andrews Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047-1619
We are happy to accept donations in any amount, but the following categories allow you to choose the level you are comfortable with.
Corporate Partner Sponsorships
The Corporate Partner Sponsorship Program at KU’s Osher Institute is designed to allow your company or organization to team with KU to support lifelong learning in the community. Your involvement can increase learning opportunities for your existing customers and expand your base as Osher participants gain greater awareness of the products and services you offer.
To learn more about the Corporate Partner Sponsorship Program, including what benefits your organization can receive, please contact Jim Peters at email@example.com or call 785-864-9142.
Come on. Be a friend.
|"The Friends of Osher help us raise funds to keep our fees low and expand our program with new courses and more sites."||"By contributing, you help insure that we can continue our high-quality programming."||"It’s easy to donate. Just include a contribution with your registration, visit www.osher.ku.edu, or call 800-444-4201."|
The Friends of Osher program offers opportunities for both individuals and corporations to show their support for the Osher Institute at KU and receive recognition for their generosity. Read more here about corporate giving and individual giving.
What our friends are saying
Bob and Lee Ann Duver|
"We love learning more about history, music, art, and science, but we also enjoy interacting with the instructors and other members. That’s why we’re Friends of Osher."
KU Continuing Education
"The Osher Institute at KU is an important educational outreach program for Kansans of all ages. That’s why Cathie and I are Friends of Osher."
Washburn University Professor of Religious Studies
"I enjoy teaching inquisitive lifelong learners, and Osher students are among the best. That’s why I’m a Friend of Osher."
"From Ulysses to Lenexa, from Manhattan to North Newton, Osher offers high-quality short courses for everyone. That’s why I’m a Friend of Osher."
Sandra Ording and son Benjamin Marcus|
"For more than six years, the Osher Institute has been an important part of Benjamin’s home schooling program. That’s why we’re Friends of Osher."
KU Professor of Musicology
"The Osher program allows me to share my passion for music and Broadway with eager students. That’s why I’m a Friend of Osher."