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Whether you support students who are struggling financially, fund experiences critical to a Cornell education, or invest in the cutting-edge research happening here, your gift makes the world a better place—because that’s what Cornellians do.

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Student Access Fund

Help low-income students overcome barriers, access basic necessities, and cover emergency expenses.

Mental Health Initiatives

Support Student and Campus Life mental health initiatives and bring additional resources and programming to Cornell students. 

Annual Fund for Undergraduate Scholarships

Give every student the opportunity to afford a Cornell education by making a gift to the Cornell Annual Fund for Undergraduate Scholarships.

Cornell Engineering World Health (EWH)

Support this student project team that partners with nonprofits and biotech institutions to design, construct, and implement health solutions for underprivileged communities.

LGBT Resource Center

Your gift fosters an open and inclusive campus climate for LGBTQ+ students and supports leaders within the Cornell LGBTQ+ community.

Cornell Food Pantry

Allow the Cornell Food Pantry to continue providing free, confidential access to food and personal care items to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Cornell staff and faculty.

Support for International Students

Make a difference for students from around the world by providing the support they need to thrive at Cornell.

Cornell Graduate Student Fellowships

Your gift can help graduate students pursue their studies without the associated teaching or research responsibilities.

Johnson Museum of Art

Support community outreach and enrichment. Bring art and people together with internships, wellness events, K-12 programming, and exciting public exhibitions.

Cornell programs for the planet 🌎

Cornell Atkinson Fund

Help accelerate cutting-edge research on critical sustainability issues and translate Cornell’s rich and broad knowledge base into new policies and practices.

Shoals Marine Lab

Support marine science education, research, and immersive learning about everything from oceanography and shark biology to marine parasitology and sustainable fisheries.

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Allow the Cornell Botanic Gardens to continue their work to protect native species and habitats in their formal gardens and natural areas, throughout the region, and beyond.

Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

Your gift allows students to graduate with the insight to create better businesses, fight poverty, improve agricultural practices, promote clean technologies, and so much more.

Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD)

Support this project team that brings students from across Cornell together to integrate technology and sustainability in a way that engages the surrounding community.

Environmental Defense Fund Collaboration

Build a more resilient tomorrow by funding collaborative environmental and sustainability research and its integration into public policy.

Migrations - A Global Grand Challenge

Support Cornell researchers across the entire university as we study how all living things migrate from place to place on our planet.

Support public policy initiatives through Cornell

For the love of animals 🐻

Baker Institute

Support the discoveries happening at Baker that impact the health of our most loving companions.

Feline Health

Support the Feline Health Center’s education programs and health studies that offer help for cats today and the hope for a better tomorrow.

Lab of Ornithology

Make a difference for birds and biodiversity by enabling the discovery of new knowledge and transforming science into action.

College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Fund

Commit to advancing scientific knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people by making a gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Fund.

Wildlife Health Center

Help solve the world’s most pressing wildlife health challenges through innovative, science-based approaches by supporting the Cornell Wildlife Health Center.

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