Priorities and Needs

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Your generous contribution will help the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts uniquely prepare students for the global workforce. Ivan Allen College students benefit from their interdisciplinary education in the social sciences and humanities and their exposure to groundbreaking technologies at a leading technological institute. It is these qualities that distinguish our graduates and ensure their success as leaders for our state, region, nation, and world.

You Can Make An Impact

Donors impact the lives of deserving students with scholarships, they elevate academic programs by supporting innovative research, and they enrich learning experiences by funding state of the art facilities. You can choose to designate your gift for a permanent endowment or current operations. Georgia Tech and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts appreciate your generosity and we look forward to helping you determine your area of support.

Faculty Support

$25,000 to $2,500,000

Georgia Tech's most important priority is people. Attracting and retaining the most talented students, faculty, and researchers is critical to the Ivan Allen College's continued upward trajectory. From endowed chairs and professorships to general faculty support, your gift will make a deep and lasting impact on the Ivan Allen College. Your generosity facilitates faculty growth by recruiting and retaining world class teacher-scholars and will help attract exceptional undergraduate students and provide them with superb educational and leadership opportunities.

Student Support

$25,000 to $300,000

Providing students with the tools they need to succeed, including need and merit-based scholarships and fellowships, is one of the most essential elements of Georgia Tech's mission. Your gift helps attract the finest students to our College. It ensures them an exceptional education and affords them opportunities to make meaningful contributions to society.

Program Enrichment

From $25,000

The innovative programs within the Ivan Allen College distinguish us from traditional liberal arts and prepare our students to be effective leaders with both people skills and technological know-how. Support for program enrichment is vital to maintaining the College’s standards of excellence, to continually redefining a leading edge in innovation, and to sustaining our unique interdisciplinary curriculum. Unlike endowments, programmatic support is available to the College in the year in which it is received. Gifts and grants may be designated to the College or any of its Schools and may remain unrestricted in use therein. Such funds support core academic and programmatic goals, as well as provide seed funds for emerging initiatives.

How to Make a Gift

For alumni and friends: A cash gift is the easiest and most popular option, while the most common type of planned giving is a bequest. Other potential gifts can include gifts of securities, retirement plans, life insurance, and real estate.

For corporations: By building a relationship with the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, your company can invest in the nation’s future leaders and demonstrate its commitment to young entrepreneurs, policymakers, public servants, and media specialists.