Giving & Sponsorship


Annual Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities


To Give

Private contributions are vital in helping AAC&U fulfill its national mission to advocate for a horizon-expanding education for every college student. Your gift makes a difference.  We gratefully receive donations from individuals, grants from corporations and foundations, and gifts from academic institutions.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities with AAC&U please contact Renee Gamache,

If you would like information about making a gift of stock, information about making a bequest to benefit AAC&U, or would like personal assistance with your giving, call (202) 884-7416 to speak with Lorenzo Esters, Vice President, Office of Advancement and Member Engagement, or email  Some individuals are also eligible for matching gifts from their employers, and we are happy to help with that process.

 You may make an online gift by credit card or you may mail us a check, made payable to AAC&U, to AAC&U Development Office, 1818 R Street NW, Washington DC 20009.

You may direct your gift to one of the following funds at AAC&U:

  1. The Presidential Initiatives Fund: This new fund has been established to create a space for donors to support presidential initiatives at AAC&U emerging from our new strategic plan, We ASPIRE.
  2. Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Fund: To ensure that the next generation of strategic leaders and critical thinkers is prepared for and focused on dismantling the belief in the hierarchy of human value.
  3. The Leadership Fund for Liberal Education: The fund established in 2006 that supports the signature LEAP initiatives and the many ways we advocate for liberal education and inclusive excellence in American higher education.
  4. The PKAL Fund: The fund that supports the innovative and creative work of Project Kaleidoscope to transform undergraduate STEM teaching and learning.
  5. The PKAL STEM Leadership Institutes Fund: A special fund that supports all aspects of Project Kaleidoscope’s STEM Leadership Institutes.
  6. The L. Lee Knefelkamp Fund: In honor of the late L. Lee Knefelkamp, this new fund has been establish to promote intentional and sustained linkages between student and campus success.

Thank you for your generosity.


Non-Endorsement Statement
AAC&U sponsors support our mission. We are grateful to the foundations, corporations, and other entities whose generous support enables us to develop and expand our work with and on behalf of our members. Inclusion of the name or logo of a corporation, foundation, or any other entity on the AAC&U website or within AAC&U materials does not imply endorsement by AAC&U. Sponsorship of AAC&U or its events or publications does not imply endorsement of any product or service.