You've made your mark,
now leave your legacy

Help Gies Business continue to deliver
life-changing access to a business education

With the support of our alumni and friends, we have the will, the people, and the resources to establish ourselves as a world leader in access, innovation, and excellence. The key to great alumni support is simply staying engaged. There are many ways to give back. You can serve as a guest speaker, offer to mentor a student, or provide a financial gift. Our alumni are our best success stories. Share your passion, your experience, and your story with the next generation of business leaders.

Feldman Scholarship

Paying it Forward

The Alan and Deborah Feldman Scholarship Fund is opening the door for others to succeed.


Miller Barron Gift

$5 Million Gift
to Help Entrepreneurs 

Steve Miller and Bruce Barron took the usual route to success - the circuitous and serendipitous one.


Shebik Highlight

Architect of Careers and Lives

The thrill of developing people has burned brighter and brighter in Steve Shebik’s life.


Create access

As the costs for education continue to rise, the dream of a Gies Business education is becoming harder for quality students to attain. Generous support of scholarships is vital to ensuring talented, driven students will find a home at Gies College of Business.

Kickstart innovation

Gies Business creates an environment where new ideas flourish and opportunities abound. Your support helps us stay on top of business trends and deliver the most innovative and expansive business curriculum and programming.

Foster excellence

Tomorrow’s great minds deserve today’s great minds. Our faculty guide students to challenge assumptions and be inventive problem solvers. Your gift to Gies Business supports our faculty, who are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and curriculum innovation—all of which lead to student success.

A group of current students pose for a picture with a Gies alumna.

Ways to Give

Explore the many ways to invest in access, innovation, and excellence at Gies Business.


CW Park

"Giving back—no matter how little it is—is the least you can do. The amount of a donation may not mean a lot, but it’s a way of conveying how appreciative I am of what Illinois has done for me."

CW Park, Business Administration '71, '74

Be a part of the future of business.

Be a part of Gies. Gies Business has a powerful story to share.
Your engagement can change the lives of our students, and your support of scholarships can shape the future of business education.