We Inspire Innovation
Every gift to Carnegie Mellon University makes a difference — and every dollar counts. Thousands of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends give each year, benefiting current and future students, making it possible for the Silicon Valley campus to pursue more ground-breaking research projects and building a strong financial foundation for our next strategic initiatives.
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Your support for CMU's academic and research initiatives at the Silicon Valley campus makes a positive impact on the world today and inspires the next generation of Carnegie Mellon innovators.Go to our secure online giving site
Education Support Fund
Carnegie Mellon's top-ranked academic experience is made possible by many generous gifts to the university throughout its 100-year history. More than half of all students, including graduate students at the Silicon Valley campus, receive some form of financial aid. Your support for scholarships, fellowships and assistantships can help secure our students' success.
Research Support Fund
Drawing on Carnegie Mellon's award-winning network of experts and innovators, the Silicon Valley campus has developed a series of projects exploring the challenges and solutions that will shape the future of computer and software engineering. Your support can further our efforts in current projects and initiatives, such as next-generation mobile networks, speech recognition, machine learning, sensor networks, service oriented computing and browser/network security.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund
Tomorrow's startup founders and CEOs may be at CMU today. The innovative, entrepreneurial environment we foster at the Silicon Valley campus allows faculty, students and graduates to explore the business potential of the projects that begin at the Silicon Valley campus. Gifts to this fund will allow the university to invest in the most promising projects with grants to help launch them into the marketplace.
Silicon Valley Strategic Initiatives Fund
This fund enables CMU's leaders to meet existing needs and to invest in new areas of strategic interest to the future of the Silicon Valley campus and the university community. To contribute, give online and specify "Silicon Valley Strategic Initiatives Fund" in the drop down menu.