Carnegie Mellon University

Philanthropy changes lives.

scottysqueezingheart_animation_700x700.gifEach year on Valentine’s Day, we shower Carnegie Mellon donors with love on behalf of every member of the Tartan community who can pursue their passions and do work that matters with the resources they need to be successful.

Thank a Donor Day 2024 celebrates those who make everything at CMU possible through their gifts to scholarships and fellowships, faculty and research support, athletics, facilities, experiential learning opportunities and so much more!

Explore Donor Impact

Check out the map below for 15 examples of how donors make an impact on campus, in the lives of students, and beyond!

Explore by clicking the Scottie dogs on the map.

Donors Made These Stories Possible

At Carnegie Mellon, the next generation of scholars, inventors, artists and makers are changing the world thanks to the support of generous donors: