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Student access and diversity ❤

Supporting our students—welcoming, educating, and developing “any person”—is the most profound commitment we can make. This Giving Tuesday, your gift to any of these areas will help current Cornellians start 2024 with the resources they need to succeed.

AAP Diversity and Inclusion Fund and Student Support Fund

Support the recruitment and retention of exceptional College of Architecture, Art, and Planning students and faculty, and ensure access and support for student success.

Access Fund for First-Generation and Low-Income Student Support

Help first-generation and low-income students cover emergency expenses, meet basic needs, and participate in transformative experiences that would not be possible without financial assistance.

Akwe:kon Healing and Honoring Garden

Support the nation's first university residence hall established to celebrate North American Indigenous culture and heritage. The Akwe:kon Garden project will provide Indigenous students an opportunity to develop, nurture, and maintain a medicinal plants garden.

Anabel's Grocery

Students can buy fresh, nutritious, and affordable food right on campus through Anabel’s Grocery, a completely student-led, non-profit store.

The Centers for Student Equity, Empowerment, and Belonging

Through programs, resources, and community spaces, the centers provide identity exploration and celebration, involvement opportunities, leadership development, support, and allyship for all students.

College of Arts and Sciences Summer Experience Grants

These grants allow students to take on low or unpaid internships, giving them the chance to pursue professional and educational growth regardless of their financial situation.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Success Navigator Program

This program aims to provide equitable resources to help students from historically excluded, under-resourced and nontraditional backgrounds transition to Cornell.

Cornell Asian Alumni Association Scholarship

The Cornell Asian Alumni Association celebrates the proud legacy of the global Cornell Asian community. Help CAAA continue its mission by contributing to this student scholarship.

Cornell Engineering Diversity Programs

Diversity Programs in Engineering offers a comprehensive portfolio of programs at the pre-college, undergraduate, graduate, and faculty levels to facilitate the recruitment, development, retention, and success of all members of the engineering community.

Cornell Health’s Skorton Center for Health Initiatives

The Skorton Center advances student and campus health through institutional leadership, education, research, and public engagement.

Cornell Undergraduate Scholarship Annual Fund

Your gift will allow more students the opportunity to have a remarkable Cornell experience: to study abroad, take on exciting internships, and graduate with less debt.

Graduate Student Fellowships

Help attract the very best PhD students, with aid packages that are competitive with peer institutions.

Johnson School Scholarship Annual Fund

Gifts to this scholarship help ensure students pursuing an MBA can receive financial support, regardless of which Johnson School program they are enrolled in.

Law School Scholarship Annual Fund

Your support of the Law School Scholarship Annual Fund will create lifelong opportunities and fulfill personal dreams for outstanding Cornell Law students.

LGBT Resource Center

Demonstrate your commitment to supporting an open and inclusive campus climate for LGBTQ+ students and ensure the legacy of the LGBT Resource Center.

Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives

This centralized hub provides academic and professional development support and resources for undergraduate students who are traditionally underrepresented and/or underserved in higher education.


Support members of Ujamaa Residential College, a cooperative living environment that celebrates the rich and diverse heritage of Black people in the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, and other regions of the world.

Undergraduate Student Veterans Program

This program assists student veterans with childcare expenses, emergency funds for daily essentials, opportunities to present at and attend professional conferences, and more.

Robot prototype created by Cornell Engineering students

Support a student project 🚀

Dozens of Cornell crowdfunding projects are working to make a difference on campus—and beyond! Choose a project that aligns with your interests and help students reach their goals.

Pick a project

Big Red goes green ♻

At the heart of Cornell, we find brilliant individuals working to solve the pressing issues that challenge our climate and our world. Support Cornellians working to sustain our planet by making your Giving Tuesday gift to any of these areas.

Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

Through the center and its immersion program, Johnson School students and faculty work directly on projects that solve tangible sustainability problems.

Lab of Ornithology Annual Fund

Dedicated to advancing the protection of birds and the natural world, the Lab of Ornithology joins with people from all walks of life to find scientific solutions to the critical conservation challenges facing our planet.

Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability Annual Fund

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability is the hub of collaborative sustainability research at Cornell. Help us generate bold ideas to solve the world’s most crucial issues of sustainability.

Cornell Botanic Gardens Annual Fund

Cornell Botanic Gardens connects plants and people, cultivates flowers and plants, conserves natural areas, and enriches Cornell's teaching and research programs.

Cornell Wildlife Health Center

The Cornell Wildlife Health Center is poised to solve the world’s major wildlife health challenges through innovative, science-based approaches.

Shoals Marine Laboratory Fund

Support experiential learning and scholarship aid for the next generation of ocean ambassadors at Shoals Marine Laboratory, a transformative island experience that turns curious students into scientists.

Cornell in the world 🌎

Doing the greatest good means broadening our reach to engage, collaborate, and partner with communities around the world. Supporting any of these areas this Giving Tuesday helps Cornell push boundaries even further beyond the Ithaca campus.

Cornell Brooks School of Public Policy, Institute of Politics and Global Affairs

Public policy is about sustaining, changing, and improving the world. The mission of the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs is to build connections between policy makers and the Cornell community, and amplify important topics.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Summer Intern Program

Cornell Human Ecology undergraduate students spend the summer collaborating with faculty, researching critical community issues, and working alongside local extension educators throughout New York State.

Cornell Tech Annual Fund

Help educate the next generation of tech leaders and advance deep technology research and innovation. Your gift will support the students and faculty who are building tech that makes a difference in people's lives.

Dyson Grand Challenges

The Dyson Grand Challenges curriculum and its projects empower students to practice community engagement. These programs and projects are designed to solve complex, pressing societal problems, inspiring students to use their business skills to make a difference.

Hotel Ezra Cornell

This student-run business conference brings together hospitality industry leaders and members of the Cornell community from across the globe. Students showcase their skills, build their networks, and get hands-on learning experiences.

International Student Support

Help bring the world to Cornell. International students comprise 24% of the student body. Cornell consistently ranks among the top colleges and universities popular with international students.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Promote new ways of understanding people and places as we work together to tackle transnational challenges like migration, food security, and social justice.

Masters of Public Administration Program

The MPA Program in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy educates the public policy leaders of tomorrow. Your gift will strengthen our academic program and extend our community’s global impact.

Study Abroad Experiences

Help students find their place in the world and build global networks. Cost is the main reason students’ global aspirations remain unfulfilled. Roughly 90% of students express interest in going abroad, but only 40% go.

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Support Big Red athletes 🐻

Help provide transformational experiences for student athletes by supporting Cornell Athletics programs.

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