Explore the ways you can support students and CMU.
Parents and families are vital members of the CMU community. There are many ways to support the life-changing experience at CMU for today's students. Your gift helps to fuel the innovation happening in our colleges, bringing world-class faculty and resources to CMU. We welcome your active participation and hope you find it rewarding!
We encourage parents and families to support a fund that is meaningful to you or your student. On this page you can find commonly supported college-specific funds and a link to university funds.
College of Engineering
CIT Parents Fund
The CIT Parent's Fund directly supports hands-on undergraduate research, professional development and service learning programs in the College of Engineering.
College of Fine Arts
CFA Dean's Innovation Fund
The CFA Dean’s Innovation Fund provides resources for the Dean to address the greatest current needs of the College of Fine Arts.
Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences
The Dietrich College Parents Fund provides resources for the Dean to address the greatest current needs and unplanned academic expenses of the Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences.
Heinz College of Information Systems & Public Policy
The Annual Fund helps to sustain the vital day-to-day operation of Heinz College and allow the college’s leadership to address the most pressing needs of the college, students and faculty.Give Now
Mellon College of Science (MCS)
MCS Parents Fund
The MCS Parent’s Fund enhances the academic and social experience for MCS students. This unrestricted fund allows the college to respond to the needs of our students quickly in areas such as financial aid, student life and academic support.Give Now
School of Computer Science (SCS)
SCS Parents Fund
The SCS Parent’s Fund supports the varied and often unexpected needs of SCS students through gifts from parents of current and past SCS students.Give Now
Tepper School of Business
Tepper Parents Fund
The Tepper Parents Fund supports joint (Business Administration/Economics) undergraduate events/initiatives to enrich the undergraduate student experience at the Tepper School of Business. Specific initiatives include but are not limited to Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony, Tepper Pride Day, Tepper Spirit Day, Tepper Ball, Network Manhattan, and Industry Etiquette Dinners.Give Now
Student's Greatest Needs
The CMU Fund
Contributions to the CMU Fund further strengthen the university’s ability to conduct cutting-edge research and high-quality education that impacts the public interest.Give Now