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Annual Fund

Gifts to the Graduate School of Management Annual Fund provide current-use support for the School’s highest needs and priorities and generate critical funding to capitalize on emerging opportunities.

The Pride Award

To provide support to GSM students pursuing an MBA at the Graduate School of Management. The Award will be given each year to at least one student who would like to attend the annual Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Graduate (“ROMBA”) Conference. Full-time students who have self-identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender and full-time students who are LGBT allies will be eligible for the Award. ROMBA is an incredible conference with a profound impact on LGBT students and allies in business school, and offers great recruiting and networking to attendees.

Student Rainy Day Award Fund

The Graduate School of Management’s Student Rainy Day Award Fund has been established as a joint fundraising effort of all four programs of the GSM graduating classes of 2017 to support GSM students facing hardship during their tenure at the GSM. This fund will allow currently enrolled students, in good academic standing, to apply for an award from the school to help them through crisis.

Student Professional Development

Gifts for the Graduate School of Management Student Professional Development allow students to travel to participate in conferences, seminars and business competitions enriching their student experience.

UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition

Gifts to the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition provide critical funding resources for mentorship, team creation, education, networking and financing for aspiring entrepreneurs to compete in the annual competition.

Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Gifts to the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship support our entrepreneurial initiatives, helping science and engineering researchers move their research and technologies out of the lab and into the world.

Student Scholarships

Gifts for Graduate School of Management Student Scholarships provide critical funds for dispersing general student financial support for MBA students.

Founders’ Fund

The Founders’ Fund supports recruitment awards for outstanding graduate students enrolled in the Masters of Professional Accountancy program.

Graduate School of Management Endowment

Gifts to the Graduate School of Management Endowment, established by the Daytime Class of 2000, contribute to the School’s ability to continue as a leader in management research and education and help support the future needs of the School.

Graduate School of Management Endowment for Working Professionals

Gifts to the Graduate School of Management Endowment for Working Professionals, established by the Sacramento Working Professional Class of 2002, ensure future funding and support for the Working Professional programs at the School.

Outstanding Female Leadership & Impact Award Fund

Initiated by leaders from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management (GSM) Bay Area MBA Class of 2018, the purpose of the Outstanding Female Leadership & Impact Award Fund is to provide support for a GSM graduate student(s) who self-identifies as female, demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities, has made significant contributions to the GSM community, and has positively contributed to supporting and promoting women in business.

Student Activities

Your gift to the Graduate School of Management Student Activities Fund helps offset the costs associated with our student events and activities, such as Casino Royale and the Capital Connections networking events. These opportunities allow our students to strengthen their network with classmates, alumni and corporate partners.

GSM Net Impact Club Fund

The Graduate School of Management’s Net Impact Club fund supports student activities, such as hosting guest speakers, offering networking and educational opportunities, supporting community outreach and volunteer opportunities, as well as providing student professional development experiences.

Master of Professional Accountancy Program

Gifts to the Master of Professional Accountancy Program provide support for the program’s highest needs and priorities by establishing an endowment and securing future funding in perpetuity.

Gallagher Hall Naming Opportunities

Your gift to name a space in Gallagher Hall will leave a legacy for the Graduate School of Management community to enjoy for generations to come.

Business Partnership Program

As a Business Partner, your company joins many of the region’s top corporations in sharing a commitment to excellence in management education by supporting UC Davis’ nationally ranked business school.

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