Supporting RIT can help you address strategic corporate priorities. For many companies corporate gifts are an integral part of their strategy, and help to enhance their reputation on campus with students, faculty and administration. At RIT, there are countless opportunities to tie your strategic business goals with the university's educational mission.
Corporate Sponsorship: By sponsoring events, activities, and projects on the RIT campus, your company will be exposed to thousands of people who are part of an incredibly dynamic university. Click here to learn more about the many options tailored to meet your business needs.
Faculty Support: Distinguished professorships, chairs, visiting professors, and other endowed faculty positions show your company's belief in the values of higher education. Your company's support helps RIT recruit and retain the best faculty in the world and continue a tradition of excellence. It also connects your company to a valuable ally at a top university to study industry needs and trends.
Student Support: Companies can support students through fellowships and scholarships enabling the best students to gain a world-class education. At RIT, your company has unique opportunities to connect directly with the students you support. Establishing a co-operative education scholarship can benefit both the student and your company. Providing an Innovation Fellowship will help fund innovation project teams who work on projects specific to your industry. In many cases, supporting students at RIT gives your company an early opportunity to invest in the employees of the future.
Facilities: Funding new facilities, or helping to renovate and maintain existing facilities is one of the most visible opportunities for your company. Whether a research lab, a meeting space, or a social space for the RIT community, putting your company's name on a physical structure demonstrates your desire to provide the best, most up-to-date facilities on campus.
Research Grants and Equipment: RIT's focus on applied research is highly appealing to many companies. Practical innovations that directly impact your company are our specialty. Funding and equipment from your company can help support this research that could change your industry and the way you do business every day.
Strategic Partnerships: With nine distinct colleges and more than 17,000 students from all over the world, RIT is a diverse educational community. For many companies, there are numerous points of opportunity across campus. A strategic partnership establishes a relationship that affords your company many beneficial paths into RIT.