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— Heather L. Schoenberger ’04

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RIT Alumni Association

Why Give

Your gift to RIT matters! Whether you give $5, $50, $500 or $5,000, your support impacts RIT for the better. By making a gift each year to RIT's annual fund, you help the university support students, attract great faculty members, and maintain leading-edge academic programs.

Now more than ever, your gift is important to make a great experience for all RIT students. You may direct your gift to any area of the university - your college, your school, your department, or a specific need. Or, you may make your gift unrestricted to support the university's ability to respond to needs as they arise. It's your gift, and what it supports is your choice.

Who should give?

Your gift, large or small, supports RIT's community of doers. Our students, faculty and staff are known for innovation and creativity, and RIT is a place where things happen - where solutions are born and impact the world.
Without your gift, our students' great ideas can't become great solutions. Learn more »

Areas of Support

RIT is a place where students and faculty come together to solve problems and provide solutions to issues facing society. We are committed to excellence and the future of our students. We rely on our alumni and friends to build a foundation of financial support as we continue to advance. Your support of RIT matters. Here are the areas you support with your gift. Learn more »

University Priorities

The RIT community is large, passionate, innovative and creative. No matter the size, your gift to RIT joins with the contributions of thousands of other RIT friends and alumni to shape our university today and tomorrow. Here are the critical and strategic areas of support which you can help move forward for RIT students today and tomorrow. Learn more »