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The new Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business is the latest in a transformative series of strategic initiatives positioning Purdue to develop practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. With your support, we will redefine the preparation of business leaders for today’s technology-driven world and tomorrow’s unknowns. Our faculty and students will bring discoveries to the marketplace, scale up innovations and affect societal change.

Your support will enable us to:

  • Attract the best and brightest students through graduate and undergraduate scholarships allowing them to focus on challenging coursework and make the most out of co-curricular activities
  • Provide transformative learning opportunities that provide hands-on experiences allowing all students to engage, explore, and experiment with new ideas in every business area
  • Recruit and retain outstanding faculty through endowed chairs and early-career support
  • Develop and expand programs that integrate business with technology and teach students to harness the power of big data
  • Build a new state-of-the-art facility that accommodates our increased student and faculty size and provides tangible proof of the business education leader we aspire to be

"I am very thankful to receive these scholarships. As a first-generation student, it was a great help to my family and me."

Naomi Lopez Grajales, Finance

The impact a scholarship can have

There are several ways you can be part of the philanthropic community supporting the new School of Business including gifts of cash or securities, planning a gift for the future with an estate gift or retirement assets, or gifts of real estate or personal property.

  • Retirement Plans—A tax-wise investment in the School of Business
  • Life Income Gifts—Make a meaningful gift to the School of Business and still receive income and tax benefits
  • Gift Annuities—A simple contract between you and Purdue University through which Purdue pays you a fixed income for life in exchange for a gift of cash, securities, or other property
  • Pledged Giving—A scheduled way to plan your giving to the School of Business in monthly or single gift options. Download the pledge form if you are interested

Make a one-time, multipayment, or recurring gift to Purdue

  • Bequests—Preserve the use of your assets and make changes at any time in order to achieve your philanthropic and financial goals
  • R.B. Stewart Society

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If you have any questions or comments, or would like more information about making an investment in the School of Business, please contact us at