Giving to the College

 

Klaus Building

The Klaus Advanced Computing Building, made possible by a generous donation from Christopher Klaus, founder and CEO of Kaneva, Inc.

There are many ways to support The College of Computing at Georgia Tech. You can express your generosity by creating an endowment for perpetual support or by making gifts directed toward current operations. For those interested in supporting faculty, contributions can be made to fund chairs, faculty awards, or research. For those who wish to fund students, support might include undergraduate scholarships or graduate fellowships. There are also some opportunities to fund and name facilities. The College also often tailors gifts to meet your individual interests. The descriptions here provide more detailed information for your convenience.

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College Support

Current Operations

Current operating funds are available for use in the year in which they are received. Gifts may be designated to the College, one of the Schools, and one of its research centers and may remain unrestricted in use therein. Such funds support core academic and programmatic goals as well as provide seed funds for emerging initiatives.

Gifts to Support Current Operating Funds…………………..………………....From $1,000

Dean's Fund

Endowment funds provide support for the College in perpetuity, and a newly created endowed fund may carry the name of the donor or an honoree of their choice.  The minimum to establish an endowment at the Georgia Tech College of Computing is $25,000.

The College encourages establishing an endowment for the purposes of Dean’s Discretionary Funds. Unrestricted endowments such as this maximize the College's flexibility in meeting pressing and ever-changing needs, and in providing support for new initiatives.

Named Endowment Fund to Support The Dean’s Fund……………….…........From $25,000

Faculty Support

The cornerstone of a great program is a great faculty. The College boasts eminent teacher/scholars who contribute to new knowledge through research, acquire knowledge regarding applications by consulting, and transmit that knowledge through teaching. Permanent endowments are sought for the following:

Faculty Chairs

Endowed chairs are the most prestigious honor any educator can earn. Funding for endowed chairs provides the resources to attract and retain eminent scholars in specific academic areas. The chair holders draw outstanding students, stimulate innovative research, mentor junior faculty, and aggressively seek leveraged funding from government and industrial sources.

Named Faculty Chair Endowment Fund………………………………..……….……From $1,500,000

Faculty Professorships

Faculty Professorships bridge the gap between the early-career faculty awards and the recognition of achievement accorded to endowed chair holders.  Endowed faculty professorships enable the College to attract and retain faculty members who stretch the boundaries of their disciplines, and provide them with the resources to help them take their place among the next generation of faculty leaders.

Named Faculty Professorship Endowment Fund………………………..….…………From $750,000

Early-Career Faculty Awards

Endowed awards are given to the most promising faculty members at the beginning of their careers providing a major incentive to attract and retain those men and women who will become tomorrow’s leading teachers/scholars. Early-Career Faculty Awards are given for up to five years, providing support to encourage innovation in teaching and research, thereby nurturing the professional advancement of the named faculty member during the critical pre-tenure years.

Named Early-Career Faculty Endowment Award……………………..………………From $500,000

Student Support

If faculty is the heart of the Institute, surely our students must be its soul. The CoC’s students are the cream of the crop at Georgia Tech. Our commitment to them is first and foremost.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Endowment funds are sought to enhance the availability of merit-based scholarships in a competitive national market, to address demonstrated financial need so that the College remains accessible to every deserving student regardless of personal financial circumstance, and to enhance diversity within the student body.

Named Scholarship Endowment Fund  (Full)……………………….………………….....From $250,000

Named Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment Fund  (Partial)……………….…………. From $25,000

Graduate Fellowships

Recruiting nationally recognized graduate students in today’s engineering market is extremely competitive. To attract the most promising student to the college, we must have an endowment providing regular fellowship funds. With this financial incentive, we can attract exceptional students based on academic performance and leadership potential.

Named Graduate Fellowship Endowment Fund (Full)………………….….……………From $500,000

Named Graduate Fellowship Endowment Fund (Partial)……………………..………….From $25,000