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There are many ways for your company to support Northwestern philanthropically. Our team will work with you to make sure your gift has the impact you want and find the best fit for your philanthropic dollars. To learn more about strategic giving at Northwestern, review the opportunities below.

Strategic Giving Opportunities

Naming Rights

There are many opportunities to highlight your commitment to Northwestern. Memorialize your commitment to Northwestern University with your support of our physical campus. Examples include your companies name on classrooms, buildings and athletic spaces.

Scholarships and Fellowships

Almost half of Northwestern students receive a University Scholarship ranging from $250 to $40,000 annually. Corporate Engagement can help you endow a scholarship in your company’s name to add to our culture of supporting all students need based financial support.

View the Northwestern scholarships page.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Northwestern encourages individuals to utilize their companies’ corporate matching programs. Please contact corporate engagement if you would like to direct your companies matching funds to a certain program for maximum impact.

In-Kind Goods and Services

Northwestern has a need for certain goods and services from our corporate partners. Examples include utilizing software licenses to donating materials for student use. Corporate Engagement can work with you to get connected to the appropriate student or administrative unit. Some of these goods and services are eligible for tax credit as a gift.