Ways to Give
There are many ways you can make a gift to the College of Engineering:
The Annual Fund
The College of Engineering invests unrestricted gifts to provide competitive advantages such as leadership training and professional development activities for undergraduate and graduate students, or to maintain and improve the physical infrastructure necessary to perform the highest quality research and deliver the highest quality education.
Unrestricted gifts to the College of Engineering offer flexibility to support various needs of the college as they arise. The dean uses the Cornell Fund for Engineering to support the Cornell Engineering Alumni Association, the Engineering Communications Program, the Co-op Program, Peer Tutoring, Undergraduate Research, Student Projects and Teams, TA Development, and other areas.
Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning
The Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning can help you make a lasting difference. To find out how you can give a gift of stock, include Cornell in your will, or make a charitable contribution without committing upfront cash, click here to visit the website
When you establish an endowment gift, Cornell invests it for long-term growth. The university uses the investment income to support the scholarship, professorship, or program that you have chosen to endow. You can provide endowment support within a specific college or unit that matches your interests.For more information about why endowments are important and how they work, please visit our Endowment Q&A website.If you would like to establish an endowment fund in the College of Engineering, please contact us and we would be happy to assist you.
The Parents Fund
The Cornell Fund for Engineering directly pays for many educational programs in the college, including our award-winning student project teams, undergraduate research, Academic Excellence Workshops, and scholarships for students to attend our summer LeaderShape program. Please visit Giving Opportunities and Highlights to see how gifts large and small can contribute to excellence in the Cornell Engineering.
The Cornell Parents Fund is a special program for parents to encourage gift-giving as a way for them to express satisfaction with the undergraduate experience of their sons and daughters. Gifts from parents help Cornell maintain its position as an international leader in higher education and demonstrate a special vote of confidence in the work being done at the University. Click here to visit our website for more information.