Corporate Foundations

Giving and Partnerships

Corporation and foundation support make many of the University's finest accomplishments possible. Below are just a few of the many ways your organization can partner with Butler.

Endowed Faculty Positions ~ Show Information

Faculty chairs and professorships are among the most important resources any university can have in assembling and maintaining a distinguished faculty. Endowed positions provide a stable, dependable source of income for special teaching and research materials, library acquisitions, salary supplements and travel assistance.

By endowing a chair, professorship or fellowship, your organization is demonstrating its commitment to Butler University's academic mission. A faculty endowment will permanently associate your company/foundation name with the accomplishments of scholars who hold the position you create while increasing your visibility within the University.

Scholarship Support ~ Show Information

Talented and committed graduate and undergraduate students are Butler University's lifeblood. The University has given the highest priority to their education and career preparation since its founding. But student support includes more than scholarships to cover tuition and living expenses. It provides enrichment funds to support special research opportunities with faculty, internships, study abroad and creative experiences. In addition, it recognizes superior achievement.

By supporting Butler University students through fellowships and scholarships, you provide a permanent legacy at the University while establishing relationships with the talented students who are offered the support provided by your organization.

Academic Program Support ~ Show Information

Program support allows Butler University to constantly refresh and renew its academic programs and move into new disciplines as opportunities arise. By providing support for educational programs, organizations contribute to the enhancement of our students' education. When supporting programs, you are making a clear commitment to the future of the University and are establishing a link with these new fields of study.

Capital Projects ~ Show Information

Modern, well-designed buildings and facilities are vital environments to nurture creative ideas and innovative developments. Funding these capital projects allows organizations to make a substantial and visible investment in the future of Butler University while improving the overall educational value received by the students.

Equipment and Gifts-in-Kind ~ Show Information

The need for scientific and other specialized equipment for classrooms, laboratories, libraries and offices is always present. Butler University depends on philanthropic sources - especially corporate partnerships - for gifts-in-kind and direct support that will help maintain a state-of-the-art, industry-relevant educational experience.

Gifts-in-kind are non-cash donations used by the University to carry out its educational, research and outreach missions. Examples of gifts-in-kind include computers, software, furniture, books, music, scripts, office items, laboratory instrumentation, and construction materials.