There are many ways alumni and friends can make a gift to the Swanson School of Engineering. For help finding a giving option that works best for you, take a look below.
Types of Funds
Our current and endowed funds greatly impact the Swanson School. They provide much needed discretionary support that allows our departments to compete nationally. Scholarships, fellowships, and awards allow students to achieve their aspirational academic careers.
Faculty Chair, Professor, and Fellow endowments help us recruit and maintain highly esteemed researchers and instructors for our students. Facility funds allow us to maintain our state-of-the-art engineering building, Benedum Hall.
Scholarships and Fellowships
Establishing your legacy via a scholarship or fellowship is a great way to help a student reduce his/her debt. You will receive updates from your scholar annually.
A Legacy Fund is an unrestricted named endowed fund that benefits the Swanson School or a specific department or program within the School, such as the Office of Diversity or Office of Engineering International Programs.
Including the Swanson School in your estate plans is an easy and great way to make an impact! There are many ways to make a planned gift. Visit the University’s website below to find out more information. Remember to contact us if you include us in your estate so we can be sure to allocate the funds properly in the future.
On Friday, November 3, Swanson School of Engineering Board of Visitors
Chair Roberta A. Luxbacher announced the establishment of the Gerald D. Holder Innovation Fund via
generous contributions from the board. The fund was established in recognition
of Dean Holder’s focus on innovation and excellence which transformed the
Swanson School into a leader in engineering and research during his 21-year
Click here to learn more about the Gerald D. Holder Innovation Fund.
Ways to Give
Credit Card or Check
Make a direct and immediate impact on the Swanson School of Engineering. Use our secure online giving feature to make a gift by credit card.
Appreciated securities can be used to make a one-time gift or to fulfill a pledge. Securities can be electronically transferred to the University of Pittsburgh. Gifts of appreciated stock help avoid capital gains tax.
Send your gift directly to the Swanson School by making a check out to University of Pittsburgh and mailing it to:
104 Benedum Hall
3700 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Estate & Planned Gifts
There are many meaningful options to make an impact through planned giving each with its own tax and philanthropic benefits.