Impact of Giving
Scholarships, hands-on learning, innovative research, educational enrichment — at CMU, it all begins with generous supporters like you.
Discover how our donors are making a difference for the next generation of scholars, inventors, artists and makers.
Helping Students Thrive
Thanks to our supporters, students are able to exercise their bodies, minds and spirits every day at CMU
As Tartans pursue their education during the pandemic, generous donors are fueling critical health initiatives, opening doors through scholarships and sharpening our student-athletes’ competitive edge.
CMU supporters empower Tartans to thrive in body, mind and spirit
Thanks to community support, Carnegie Mellon has developed creative approaches to help Tartans improve their physical, mental and emotional well-being wherever they are learning.
Community support enhances student-athletes’ competitive edge during COVID-19
During the pandemic, Carnegie Mellon’s student-athletes have taken their flexibility, endurance and strength to a whole new level. CMU supporters have helped athletic teams find creative ways to continue practicing and preparing for future competitions.
Tartan community rallies for record-breaking day of philanthropy
Tartans around the world joined forces to make Giving CMU Day 2020 the greatest ever. Together, they broke last year's records for both donors and gifts, with 5,679 supporters contributing $1,550,287 to the areas of CMU closest to their hearts.
More Stories of Impact
Supporters help students gain practical experience through virtual internships
A Powerful Network of Support
Holleran Scholars program opens doors for the next generation of leaders and philanthropists
Remembering through Making
A family tragedy inspired a commitment to learning and community for alumni Noelle and David Conover
Leading with Heart
The Cards began their story at CMU, and they’re making an impact for fellow Tartans
A Meaningful Impact
Audrey Fitzgerald has always answered the call to support the next chapter of the CMU story
Two Generations of Musical Passion
Kyle Johnson shares a unique bond with the donor who is helping him realize his aspirations of excellence
CMU Community Comes Together to Support Students
New Tartan Emergency Support Fund Assists with Financial Challenges from COVID-19
Striking the Right Chord
High-quality pianos are indispensable for delivering an exceptional education to music students
Engineering Deanship Endowed with $15 Million Gift
Nancy and William Strecker provide a transformational gift
A Worthwhile Investment
A lifetime of savvy financial decisions position Claude and Verna Gibble to share their hard-earned savings with the next generation of students
A Quest for Knowledge and Innovation
An undergraduate research fellowship enriches Isabelle Chickanosky’s education — and helps her unlock the medical possibilities of silk
A Mother’s Legacy for Arts Enrichment
Janice Watson pays tribute to her late daughter by supporting creative expression and artistic exploration
A Legacy for the Love of Music
Music industry mogul Robert D. Summer supports the School of Music’s scholars