"The [Dign’IT] summer science camp is a down-to-earth, practical way to highlight the value of STEM education, and companies like Verizon need employees with technical, problem-solving skills to innovate and conquer future challenges."
—Scott Charlston, Verizon Wireless’s public relations manager for the Pacific Northwest
Build your brand on campus by targeting sponsorship opportunities. Sponsor student activities like concerts, lectures, athletic events, career fairs and personalized recruiting events. You also can support UI hallmark programs like the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Ag Days, Engineering Design EXPO, 4-H Robotics, or Waters of the West Confluence Project. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Grow a partnership with the UI by supporting our many innovative signature programs.
- McCall Outdoor Science School is Idaho's ONLY publicly operated K-12 outdoor school. MOSS offers a one-of-a-kind learning experience for Idaho youth, graduate students, teachers and the local community.
- The Dign’IT Initiative holds bold goal of changing the culture in northern Idaho to one that embraces high tech, high growth businesses. The program connects with regional IT companies and new start-ups to harvest corporate input that will enable a focus on practical development of skills required for industry success. Activities include Dign’IT Coding Camp for Girls, Dign’IT JAVA Camp for Teens, Dign’IT summer internships and a Teacher Computer Science/Mathematics Integration training.
- College of Art & Architecture Corporate Partnership Program provides partners with education, research partnerships, and connections to world class faculty and students.
- UI STEM Education Initiative brings together the many unique and impactful programs across the university from preschool to graduate school that prepare and inspire students to enter and succeed in STEM fields. Our research informs best practices and drives how we prepare, recruit and retain students in STEM fields. The UI has awarded over half of the Bachelor's degree related to STEM in the state of Idaho.
In-kind gifts of equipment and software
Donations of equipment, software and supplies help keep facilities and programs as up-to-date and business-relevant. We greatly appreciate in-kind gifts, which help defray costs and focus resources in areas of highest need. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Facilities and laboratories
Supporting new and existing facilities and laboratories can provide a corporate naming opportunity and allows you to majorly contribute to the student experience at the University of Idaho. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Faculty and research endowments
Endowed chairs and professorships are critical to assuring we can recruit and retain top-quality faculty. Excellent faculty mean superior educational and research outcomes. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Corporate matching funds
Provide a matching gift programs for your employees to encourage their philanthropy and increase the impact of their gift on the UI. To find out if your company offers gift matching, contact your human resources representative. Or, simply search our list of companies who participate in gift matching. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Research is at the heart of the University. When you support research performed at The University of Idaho, you invest not only in bright, innovative minds, but also in the advancement of industries such as yours. These visionaries — both faculty and students — answer questions, create products and solve problems. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
Provide an internship to meet a staffing need, while helping UI students gain industry insight and professional experience. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060
By supporting students through undergraduate scholarships or graduate fellowships, your corporation can truly change the future. The University of Idaho recruits the very highest achieving students, and your gift allows the University to attract these students and to fulfill a financial need. A gift to the Vandal Scholarship Fund will provide support for student-athletes. To learn more, contact Corporate Relations: Email or 208-885-7060