“When I came to campus, I hadn't given much thought to what my faith would be like in college, but I had thought about how much fun I would have partying at college. But then I ran into some InterVarsity students handing out popsicles and they invited me to Bible study. I met God powerfully my freshman year, especially at fall conference where I felt God's presence for the first time and understood what it meant to have Jesus as Lord of my every area of my life. From there, they developed me as a leader, I encountered the power of the Holy Spirit, and experienced the transforming power of community. I also got to see and be a part of friends (and even my brother) coming to faith. I understand the power of the gospel to transform lives because of my time in InterVarsity.”
For more than 75 years, InterVarsity has had a vital presence on hundreds of college campuses, courageously proclaiming Jesus as Lord, seeking his kingdom, and engaging in discipleship around Scripture.
Draw people to Jesus as Savior and Lord
Teach students to respond to God’s Word
Engage people of all cultures and ethnicities
Encourage service to God’s purposes in the world
Students and faculty decide to follow Christ every month
Chapters on 770 campuses
International students involved
World changers developed as followers of Jesus
The majority of young people today are not fans of church. Only 1 in 5 says attending church is very important to them.
You can reach them by investing in campus ministry, bringing a student-led gospel presence to every corner of every campus.
For eight consecutive years, InterVarsity has been awarded 4 stars (in a 4-star rating system) by Charity Navigator, a nonprofit rating organization. This rating recognizes InterVarsity's strong fiscal management, and is based on InterVarsity's program stability and low fundraising expenses.
InterVarsity pledges financial accountability through our charter membership in the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). The ECFA seal assures donors that their gifts will always be used appropriately for InterVarsity's ministry.
"Only 3 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least eight consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA outperforms most other charities in America.
This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness."
—Michael Thatcher, President, Charity Navigator