Philanthropy at Work

Whether you support qualified students through need-based scholarships, research that leads to life-saving cancer treatments, or the construction of world-class facilities like the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, your gift is making a real difference in the lives of real people.


Nease Names Renovated Baseball Complex

Lawton M. “Mac” Nease III, IM 1965, and his wife, Brenda, fund the Mac Nease Baseball Park at Russ Chandler Stadium. Read More.


Byers Endow Tennis Head Coach Positions

Kenneth G. Byers Jr., EE 1966, M.S. EE 1968, and his wife, Tricia F. Byers, endow head coach positions for both men’s and women’s tennis. Read More.


Scholarship Honors Former Provost’s Vision and Commitment

Multiple donors establish a scholarship for students from Puerto Rico in honor of Rafael L. Bras’ service to Georgia Tech. Read More.

President Peterson and Ms. Peterson

Peterson Scholarship Ensures a Legacy of Student Success

For the past 10 years, almost everything in President G.P. “Bud” Peterson’s and First Lady Valerie H. Peterson’s lives has revolved around Georgia Tech. Read More.

Philanthropists Mr. and Ms. Messner

Messners Issue Challenge 1.0

Jenny K. and Michael G. Messner, CE 1976, have launched a challenge grant to support the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). Read More.

Georgia Tech engineering students - practical work

School of Mathematics to fill its first endowed faculty chair

The late Elaine Hubbard gave generously to Georgia Tech during her lifetime, and her estate gift establishes the first endowed faculty chair in the School of Mathematics. Read More.

Georgia Tech engineering students - practical work

Clark Scholars Program Comes to Tech

Georgia Tech was selected to receive a $15 million endowment grant from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to establish a Clark Scholars Program in the College of Engineering. Read More.

Left: researchers work in the EBB. Right: A handsome stairwell in the EBB.

A Lott of Passion & Promise

Francis Lott's generosity has benefited the Institute, his community, and himself, in some significant and unexpected ways. Read More.

Left: researchers work in the EBB. Right: A handsome stairwell in the EBB.

A Groundbreaking Gift — A Life-Changing Legacy

The Brandt-Fritz Dean of Students Chair — a very first — will help Tech students become their very best. Read More.


Left: researchers work in the EBB. Right: A handsome stairwell in the EBB.

The Care and Feeding of Student Startups

When a budding entrepreneur demonstrates “proof of concept” for a product or service, what happens? More investors jump in. A similar cause and effect seems to be playing out with Georgia Tech’s Initiative to Enhance Entrepreneurial Confidence, started back in 2015. Read More.

Left: researchers work in the EBB. Right: A handsome stairwell in the EBB.

The Roger A. and Helen B. Krone Engineered Biosystems Building

Helen B. and Roger A. Krone were inspired to make a life-changing decision: to make a naming gift that will advance research in biomedicine and biosciences and leave an enduring legacy at Georgia Tech. Read More.

Shenzhen city and Georgia Tech students in China

Georgia Tech Establishes China Foundation

To facilitate philanthropy among Tech alumni, parents, and friends in China, the Institute has created the Georgia Tech China Foundation. Read More

Rob Mannino demonstrating how his application will work

A Fellowship Recipient Helps His Fellow Patients

Graduate Fellowship recipient Rob Mannino is developing a simple mobile phone application that will help fellow anemia sufferers to monitor their hemoglobin levels. Read More

Tech Promise scholar Milton James

Futures Filled with Promise

The Tech Promise scholarship program celebrates 10 years and hundreds of graduates. Read about how this scholarship has changed the lives of three dedicated students. Read More

EBB building interior and exterior

Engineered Biosystems Building Reaches Private Funding Goal

Recent commitments from an anonymous donor along with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has strengthened the momentum of EBB collaborative partnerships. Read More

Professor Massimo Ruzzene and the interior of the Daniel Guggenheim Building wind tunnel

Pratt & Whitney Endows New Professorship

Corporate partner is helping to make the Guggenheim School more competitive. Read More

Proud graduates smile at commencement

Access and Excellence

Tech students are facing greater financial need, and philanthropy is changing their lives. Read about how scholarships are helping hard working students to innovate, improve the human condition, and continue Tech's outstanding reputation. Read More

A portrait of John C. Portman Jr. and the west Architecture building

John Portman Dean's Chair Created

Design (formerly known as Architecture) became the fourth college at Tech to endow a dean's chair – a move that recognizes one of the most prestigious levels of academic leadership and propels the college upward. Read More.

A forest and a roll of paper

$44.4 Million Grant Launches of the Renewable Bioproducts Institute

In June, Georgia Tech received one of the largest grants in its 129-year history. As a result, a major research institute that for decades has been a leader in paper science has been relaunched as the Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI). Read More