Who We Are

The Office of Development is committed to securing the philanthropic resources that are transforming Georgia Tech. We engage alumni, friends, families, corporations, and foundations in the life of the Institute and encourage financial investment in Tech's future.

A Message from Vice President for Development Barrett H. Carson

Every day, we here in the Office of Development have the privilege of connecting with alumni and friends of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Every day, we see the difference that they have made on campus, across the state, and around the globe — ever since the Georgia School of Technology opened its doors nearly 130 years ago.

Philanthropy is woven into the fabric of the Institute. As you explore this site, you will read the stories of individuals, foundations, corporations — all of whom have shaped, and will continue to shape, Georgia Tech. Stories of Philanthropy at Work.

At the end of 2015, we concluded a $1.5 billion fundraising campaign, the largest in the Institute's history — twice the size of the previous campaign, which was twice the size of its predecessor. All told, 91,610 donors participated. Buildings were renovated and built. Colleges and Schools were named. One hundred and three new endowed faculty chairs and professorships were established. And hundreds of undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships were funded. But in the end, it's not about the money . . . and it never has been. It's about the impact of philanthropy. The lives that have been changed, the doors that have been opened, the new knowledge that has been made possible.

We appreciate each and every one of you who have given of your time and resources to advance the cause of this great institution. And if you are new to this particular philanthropic landscape, we invite you to join us, as part of the Georgia Tech community, in making a difference.


Barrett H. Carson
Vice President for Development
Phone: 404.894.1868
Email Barrett H. Carson


Meet Our Department Representatives

College & School Representatives

From endowed chairs and professorships to undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and facilities, we invite you to support the college, school, or academic program of your choice.

Corporate Relations

Building partnerships with the corporate community is a top priority for Georgia Tech. Working together, we grow philanthropy and help companies connect to Tech through research, recruitment, and diversity initiatives.

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Foundation Relations

Support from foundations provides vital resources for Georgia Tech strategic initiatives, making it possible for the Institute to advance knowledge across all disciplines.

Gift Planning

Gift planning begins with your desire to make a gift. Whether you choose a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust, or a life-income gift, the gift planning team is ready to assist you.

Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic excellence has long been a source of pride and passion at Georgia Tech. We want to become one of the elite athletics programs in the nation with the best combination of athletics and academics.

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International Development

Georgia Tech's vision of leadership in the 21st century is a global one. Moving international efforts to the next level cannot happen without private philanthropy.

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Parents Giving

Parents play a vital role in the life of Georgia Tech. Through advocacy, volunteering, and philanthropy, they have a unique opportunity to become stakeholders in every Yellow Jacket's future.

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Regional Development

Regional development representatives travel extensively, connecting with alumni and friends and sharing opportunities for supporting Georgia Tech through private philanthropy.

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Reunion Giving

Each year, milestone reunion classes celebrate through combined philanthropic giving that advances Georgia Tech and enhances opportunities for students – today and for generations to come.