Philanthropy

Corporate Relations, a part of University Advancement, works to generate financial support for university priorities by promoting mutually beneficial relationships with corporations.

Corporations support the McKelvey School of Engineering to:

  • Advance the path breaking research of world-class scientists
  • Contribute to the development of innovative solutions to real-world problems
  • Invest in causes that help achieve corporate social responsibly goals
  • Engage with and prepare students to be future leaders
  • Build brand awareness among students and faculty


Every day, the McKelvey School of Engineering is making a difference in areas such as:

  • Aerosols
  • Agriculture
  • Aerospace Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data for Social Good
  • Biomechanics & Biotechnology
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Clean Energy, Clean Water & Climate Change
  • Computer Science
  • Imaging
  • Material Sciences
  • Nano-Technology & Medicine
  • Neural Diseases
  • Sensor Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Synthetic Biology

Corporations may designate support for the McKelvey School of Engineering to areas such as:

  • Dean's Fund for research
  • Dean's Fund for student groups
  • Scholarships for engineering students with financial need
  • Fellowships and Post-Doc support to advance research of specific labs
  • Grants to support specific research
  • Women & Engineering Fund
  • Facilities and laboratory equipment
  • Professorships to advance specific fields of study

Make a corporate gift to the McKelvey School of Engineering:

Click here to make an on-line gift OR mail a check to:

Ms. Theresa Menk, Senior Director Corporate Relations
Washington University in St. Louis
7425 Forsyth Boulevard
MSC 1228
St. Louis, MO 63105

Corporations may contact Theresa Menk for assistance at Theresa_menk@wustl.edu or 314-302-9984. Theresa would be happy to provide you with a customized proposal that would take into consideration your company's unique needs and interests.