Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center

Give to the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center

photo of students at commencementFor nearly forty years, the Wright State University Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center has transformed the lives of the students and community members who utilize its resources. While many campuses' cultural centers are becoming obsolete, the Bolinga Center continues to reinvent itself for the needs of today's students. 

Your gift to one of the scholarship or program funds listed below will help the Bolinga Center continue to serve Wright State students and will impact the lives of students who benefit from its programs and resources. When you choose a fund, you will be directed to the online giving page to make your secure credit card gift to Wright State University. 

Thank you for supporting the Bolinga Black Cultural Resource Center!


Scholarship Funds

George W. Lucas Memorial Minority Graduate Scholarship Fund 

Provides scholarship funds for continuing minority students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Give to the George W. Lucas Memorial Minority Graduate Scholarship Fund

Kim and Shelley Goldenberg Scholarship for Bolinga Students

Provides financial support to students who have shown leadership qualities at Wright State University. Give to the Kim and Shelley Goldenberg Scholarship for Bolinga Students

Giorgio McBeath Memorial Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to African American students who are enrolled in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Give to the Giorgio McBeath Memorial Scholarship

The Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Research Library Scholarship

Awards one or more scholarships annually to a student(s) who will work in the Research Library. Give to the Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Research Library Scholarship

Bolinga Scholarship

Provides scholarship dollars for continuing students. Give to the Bolinga Scholarship

Vision Mentoring Scholarship

Provides scholarship and book funds for Vision Mentoring students. Give to the Vision Mentoring Scholarship

Damon Bell Memorial Leadership Scholarship

Established by Black Men on the Move, this scholarship is awarded to continuing African-American students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above. Recipients will have documented financial need, have shown leadership ability and be active in campus activities and community affairs. Give to the Damon Bell Memorial Leadership Scholarship


Program Funds

Bolinga Center Program Fund

Unrestricted dollars that support the areas of greatest need at the Bolinga Center. Give to the Bolinga Center Program Fund

Sister to Sister

Provides funds for programs and services in support of young women. Give to Sister to Sister

Bolinga Speakers Fund

Supports the Speaker Series at the Bolinga Center. Give to the Bolinga Speakers Fund

Academic Support for Minority Students Program Fund

Covers any and all expenses that support minority students' academic success, including the REACH program. Give to the Academic Support for Minority Students Program Fund

Bolinga Student Leadership Institute

Covers any and all expenses used to support or implement the Bolinga Student Leadership Institute. Give to the Bolinga Student Leadership Institute

Virginia Hamilton Sculpture Fund 

Provides funding for a sculpture of Virginia Hamilton to be placed in the Hamilton/Adoff Resource Center within the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center. Give to the Virginia Hamilton Sculpture Fund

Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Program

Provides funding to cover any expenses related to the Hamilton/Adoff Resource Center, including programming, speakers, events, and other related expenses. Give to the Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Program