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Your annual fund gift can provide financial aid for students, support Cornell’s efforts to do the greatest good out in the world, or give back to an area or group that you love.

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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 2023 with the resources they need to succeed.

AAP Diversity and Inclusion Fund and Student Support Fund

Support the recruitment and retention of exceptional students and faculty at AAP, 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.

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Cornell’s American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) is here to support North American and other Indigenous students throughout their academic careers.

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.

Annual Fund for Undergraduate Scholarship

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, setting them up for a successful future and career.

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 Food Pantry

The Cornell Food Pantry provides free, confidential access to food and personal care items to Cornell undergraduate and graduate students.

Diversity Programs in Engineering

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.

Graduate Student Fellowships

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

Johnson Veterans MBA Scholarship

Gifts to this scholarship help ensure every veteran student pursuing a Johnson MBA receives substantial support, regardless of which Johnson program they are enrolled in.

Law School Annual Fund for Scholarship

Your support of the Law School Annual Fund for Scholarships 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.

Support student project teams 🚀

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 students and faculty work directly on projects that solve tangible sustainability problems.

Cornell Annual Fund for Ornithology

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 pressing 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 pressing 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 most pressing 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 Annual Fund

Public policy is about sustaining, changing, and improving the world. The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s mission is to produce scholarship and educate students in evidence-based knowledge that can be harnessed for societal good.

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.

Cornell Tech 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.

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.

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.

Homecoming 2022

Support Big Red athletes 🐻

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

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