Carnegie Mellon University

Giving to the Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute

Why Give?

The Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute is a bold, agile, forward-thinking community committed to being among the very best in the world in the broad collection of neuroscience research. Our vibrant intellectual culture values both basic and interdisciplinary research and collaboration across the university.  Our focus is on:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Systems Neuroscience

  • Neuroscience Engineering and Technology

  • Computational Neuroscience

Our faculty and students continue to drive forward a culture of innovation and cultivate an environment of collegiality, excellence and bold growth. We aim to significantly expand our research footprint into new areas of neuroscience at the boundary of our existing strengths. 

Your gift to the Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute expresses your commitment to this vision. Every gift, large and small, makes an impact not just on the institute, but on the world at large as our students and faculty share their knowledge and skills.

We encourage you to direct your gift to the Neuroscience FundProceeds from this current-use fund are deployed by the institute director to support research, graduate & undergraduate education, outreach and community building activities such as lectures and conferences.

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 How do I make my gift?

There are many ways to give to the Neuroscience Institute at Carnegie Mellon.

  • Check

  • Credit Card

  • Wire Transfers

  • Gifts of Stock, Bonds or Mutual Funds

  • Planned Gifts such as Bequests, CGAs, etc.

  • Payroll Deduction

  • Matching Gifts

  • Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction

Ways to Give

  • Donate online
  • By phone: 412-268-2021
  • By mail:  Carnegie Mellon University, PO Box 371525, Pittsburgh, PA 15251-7525

For more information or to have a confidential discussion about your philanthropy, please contact us:

Gerry Balbier, Executive Director, Neuroscience Institute
Office: 115 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-9718
Nancy Felix, Associate Dean for Advancement, Mellon College of Science
Office: 409B Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-6442
Liz Cooper, Associate Dean for Advancement, Dietrich College for the Humanities & Social Sciences
Office: Baker Hall
Phone: 412-268-7713