Student Philanthropy Council

The Student Philanthropy Council is here to make Penn State better.

Yellow circle with white nittany lion graphic next to the words 'Golden Lion Campaign.'

Golden Lion Campaign

The Golden Lion Campaign is philanthropy at its finest. It is Penn Staters helping other Penn Staters. This student-driven campaign raises funds for an endowed scholarship that allows future students to benefit from the support of the Penn State community.

Support this scholarship

Student Philanthropy Council heading with the word “APEX” below. Apex is an acronym for Aid for Philanthropic Experiences.

Aid for Philanthropy Experiences Fund

The "APEx" Fund makes financial resources available to the SPC that are used to support new philanthropic activities at Penn State. Need supplies for an event? Call SPC.

Apply for funds

The Student Philanthropy Council's mission is to foster a lasting awareness of and appreciation for philanthropy at Penn State through donor interaction, student involvement, and alumni outreach. Our members organize events, campaigns, and other efforts throughout the year that help to celebrate philanthropy at Penn State. And through a close-up look at University development operations, members build the skills to become better communicators, fundraisers, and leaders.

To join us as we work to make Penn State even better—click the link below and let us know who you are!

Become a member