Giving Opportunities

Lead by Design offers many ways to give. From increasing student support, expanding professorships, to supporting our centers and programs or making our educational spaces as innovative as our students. Make your gift today. Ignite the change.

For more information about leadership giving, contact Jeff Snyder, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

Giving Opportunities

Crossways Professorship City & Regional Planning

The purpose of this fund is to endow the Crossways Professorship in the field of City and Regional Planning in the School of Design.

PennDesign Annual Giving

The purpose of this fund is to support student aid and student driven initiatives on an annual basis at the School of Design.

Architectural Alumni Fellowship Fund

The purpose of this Fund is to provide a Fellowship for graduate students in the School of Design.

PennDesign Robotics Lab Fund

The purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to the Robotics Lab at the School of Design.

PennPraxis Annual Fund

The purpose of the Fund is to hold fund for unrestricted accounts to be used at the discretion of the executive director of PennPraxis for general operating expenses.

Friends of the Architectural Archives

The purpose of this fund is to support annual activities within the Architectural Archives at the University of Pennsylvania.

David DeLong Fellowship

The purpose of this fund is to honor David G. De Long, emeritus professor of architecture, by providing fellowships to outstanding graduate students in historic preservation.

Ian L. McHarg Center Dual Degree Fellowship Fund

Established July 2017. The purpose of the Fellowship Fund is to provide financial support to a graduate student or students in the School of Design studying for a dual degree in Landscape Architecture and City Planning.

Ian L. McHarg Center Discretionary Fund

The purpose of the Fund is for discretionary purposes as determined by the Dean and Executive Director of the Center.

Mario Romañach Memorial Fellowship

The purpose of this fund is to support an annual award to a single student of architecture, entering their third year for demonstrated excellence in design, a love for architecture and the determination to develop as an architect.

City and Regional Planning Endowed Fellowship

The purpose of the endowed fund is to provide fellowships in the City and Regional Planning program.

Laise Fine Arts Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support scholarships for students in the Department of Fine Arts.

Crossways Professorship City & Regional Planning

The purpose of this fund is to endow the Crossways Professorship in the field of City and Regional Planning in the School of Design.

The Kleinman Center General Purpose Fund

The purpose of the Fund is to support the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, the mission of which is to create the conditions for policy innovation that support a just and efficient transition to sustainable energy.