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North Carolina State University and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have set minimum giving levels for specific named gift opportunities. They are as follows:


To Endow and Name the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Endowments, Departments and Programs within CALS:

College
At least three-quarters of the endowment must be undesignated to ensure flexibility for the overall enhancement of the College. Minimum $25,000,000

Academic Department
At least three-quarters of the endowment must be undesignated to ensure flexibility for the overall enhancement of the Department. Minimum $10,000,000

Institutes, Programs and Centers
At least three-quarters of the endowment must be undesignated to ensure flexibility for the overall enhancement of the institute, program or center. Minimum $1,000,000


Endowments to Support Faculty

Endowed Chair
A named endowment to create a new faculty position including salary, benefits, research funds, space, etc. Minimum $2,500,000

Endowed Professorship
A named endowment to provide income, teaching, and research support for an eminent scholar. Minimum $1,000,000

Endowed Associate Professorship
A named endowment to reward and encourage a gifted teacher or scholar early in his/her career. Minimum $500,000

Endowed Assistant Professorship
A named endowment to provide income and recognition for promising young faculty scholars at pivotal points in their careers. Minimum $300,000


Endowments to Support Students

Endowed Graduate Fellowship
A named fellowship to provide support for a student in a graduate program. Minimum $300,000

Endowed Position Athletic Scholarship
A named scholarship to provide support for a student-athlete in a specific position in a varsity sport. Minimum $250,000

Endowed Partial Graduate Fellowship
A named fund to provide partial support for student positions in the graduate programs. Minimum $100,000

Endowed Caldwell Alumni Scholarship
Endowment to provide an annual stipend for a student on the basis of demonstrated leadership potential, outstanding scholarship, citizenship, and intellectual promise. Minimum $100,000

Endowed Athletic Scholarship
Endowment scholarship to provide support for a student-athlete in a varsity sport. Minimum $100,000

Endowed Merit Awards Program Scholarship
Endowment to provide a merit/no-need scholarship to recognize exceptional academic ability and talent. Minimum $50,000

Endowed Undergraduate/Professional Scholarship
Endowment to support a named scholarship for a student in an undergraduate program (may be designated merit/no need, merit/need, or need only).
Minimum $25,000

Endowed Undergraduate/Professional Scholarship Award
Endowment to provide partial support for a student in an undergraduate program (may be designated merit/no need, merit/need, or need only).
Minimum $15,000

Click here for an endowment agreement template.


Other CALS Naming Opportunities

Dean's and Director's Initiative Fund
A named endowment fund to provide unrestricted annual income to support initiatives by a Dean or Director. Minimum $1,000,000

Departmental Enhancement Fund
A named endowment fund to provide unrestricted annual income to support initiatives by a Department Head. Minimum $500,000

Library Support Funds
Funds to enhance the ability to purchase books, materials, and technology needed to sustain the University's intellectual excellence. Minimum $15,000

Endowed Funds
Funds to provide annual income to support various CALS needs and objectives. Minimum $15,000

Building Construction or Renovation Naming facilities requires a minimum of one-half the total project cost, or an amount approved by the Chancellor and North Carolina State University Board of Trustees.

In consideration of significant gifts, the naming of an existing building, facility or space may be approved by the Chancellor and the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees.


For more information call 919-515-2000 or click here.


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