Cornell cheerleaders at the 2016 Employee Celebration.

Explore giving

Explore the colleges, units, teams, projects, and groups doing the work that means the most to you. With every gift to an area or need you care about, you help students, touch communities, and make the world a better place.

Contribute to the world through Cornell

Your gift could help student project teams supply clean water to underserved communities. You could direct your support to budding Black entrepreneurs. Or make it possible for students to afford Cornell regardless of their financial circumstances. When you choose to give to Cornell, the potential of your gift is limitless.

Fuel opportunity

Your annual fund gift provides financial aid for deserving students. Gifts allow Cornell to respond to opportunities and opens new doors. Annual fund gifts impact nearly all programs and people at Cornell, and can provide a critical resource for the university to tap in times of need.

Give where you ❤

Direct your giving to an area that is meaningful to you. Together, gifts of all sizes add up to make a big difference for the areas you love.

Feel inspired!

Discover stories of generosity that are making a difference. Read about gifts of all sizes from other Cornellians.

Libe Slope and McGraw Tower in fall.

Why give to Cornell

Make a difference, honor a loved one, give back, help today's students and faculty—there are many reasons to give. What is yours?

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