Support the Graduate School of Management on 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.
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.
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.
Master of Science in Business Analytics Fund
Your gift to the Master of Science in Business Analytics Fund supports the next generation of innovative leaders working in the digital economy. The fund supports student scholarships, networking opportunities, career development workshops and other activities that deepen the student experience.
Outstanding Female Leadership & Impact Award Fund
Initiated by leaders from the GSM Bay Area MBA Class of 2018, the purpose of the Outstanding Female Leadership & Impact Award is to support a GSM graduate student(s) who demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and has made significant contributions to the GSM community while supporting, promoting and reducing barriers for women in business.
The Pride Award
To provide support to GSM students pursuing an MBA at the Graduate School of Management. The Award will be given each year to at least one student who would like to attend the annual Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Graduate (“ROMBA”) Conference. Full-time students who have self-identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender and full-time students who are LGBT allies will be eligible for the Award.
Graduate School of Management Staff Appreciation Fund
Celebrating the hard working and innovative staff at the Graduate School of Management, the Staff Appreciation Fund supports community-building, appreciation and professional development activities.