Graduate School of Management
Support the Next Generation of Business Leaders this Give Day!

At the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, students embody the UC Davis tradition of changing the world for the better by:

  • Breaking ground and inspiring discovery;
  • Accelerating innovation;
  • Solving global business challenges;
  • Creating a legacy; and
  • Building a sustainable future.

As a university, we know that when we provide an environment for our students to chase their dreams, we catalyze a process of personal growth that has a lifelong impact.

That is why your gift, no matter the size, can have a tremendous influence on our students’ experiences. Your gift can provide much-needed assistance to the next generation of inspired, results-driven and innovative leaders who are committed to making a positive impact.

When you support the GSM, you provide our students with the resources they need to become a leader and to represent UC Davis with honor and true Aggie Pride.

What can you support on Give Day?

Graduate School of Management Annual Fund
Private, unrestricted gifts to the school provide vital funds to assist in attracting world-class faculty, provide financial assistance for students, and enhance experiential learning opportunities to enable students to translate classroom knowledge into real-world practice.

Graduate School of Management Endowment
Gifts to the GSM Endowment, established by the Daytime Class of 2000, contribute to the School’s ability to continue as a leader in management research and education and help support the future needs of the GSM.

Graduate School of Management Endowment for Working Professionals
Gifts to the GSM Endowment for Working Professionals, established by the Sacramento Working Professional Class of 2002, ensure future funding and support for the Working Professional (Part-Time MBA) programs at the GSM.

Graduate School of Management Student Scholarships 
Gifts for GSM Student Scholarships provide critical funds for dispersing general student financial support for MBA students.

Master of Professional Accountancy Program
Gifts to the Master of Professional Accountancy Program provide support for the program’s highest needs and priorities by establishing an endowment and securing future funding in perpetuity.

Graduate School of Management Student Professional Development
Gifts for GSM Student Professional Development allow students to travel to participate in conferences, seminars and business competitions that enrich their student experience.

Graduate School of Management Student Activities
Your gift to the GSM Student Activities Fund helps offset the costs associated with our student events and activities, such as Casino Royale and Capital Connections networking events. These opportunities allow our students to strengthen their network with classmates, alumni and corporate partners.

Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund

At the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, we believe the world needs more enterprising humans—people with the initiative to grow and market ideas that could fundamentally change lives and industries. Your private, unrestricted gift supports diverse programs that help dreamers become doers. We equip smart people at UC Davis and far beyond with tools and best practices to commercialize their ideas and move them out in the world.

Student Rainy Day Award Fund

Our Student Rainy Day Award Fund was established as a joint fundraising effort of all four programs of the GSM graduating classes of 2017 to support GSM students facing hardship during their tenure at the GSM. This fund will allow currently enrolled students, in good academic standing, to apply for an award from the school to help them through crisis.

GSM | Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Sierra Energy Challenge
We reached our goal! Thank you to our donors for your generous gifts and for activating $2,500 from Sierra Energy to the Mike and Renee Child for Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
10 / 10 Gifts
GSM | Former Deans' Challenge
We reached our goal! Thank you to our donors for your generous gifts and for activating $3,000 from former deans Bob Smiley, Nicole Biggart and Michael Maher. Thank you to Bob, Nicole and Michael for their ongoing support of the GSM!
30 / 30 Gifts
Battle of the Schools
Support your School to move them up the leader board. A gift of any size will increase their ranking!
Rank Schools Gifts
1 School of Veterinary Medicine 104
2 School of Law 100
3 Graduate School of Management 73
4 School of Education 64
5 School of Medicine 45
6 Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing 10
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