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Giving Catalog

There are a number of ways to support Yale SOM. Explore our list of opportunities, below. We invite you to call or write us with questions and to learn more about how your gift can make a difference.

Faculty Support

SOM New Initiatives Professorship - $6,000,000

The Yale School of Management, guided by its mission to educate leaders for business and society, has been a pioneer in management education since its founding more than 30 years ago. The School’s future development and growth is directly dependent on its faculty, and especially on the addition of new faculty members, to build and strengthen specific areas of management expertise at the School. Endowing a New Initiatives Professorship enables Yale SOM to recruit a leading scholar into its academic community by adding an incremental faculty position.

SOM Professorship - $3,000,000

One of the historic strengths of the Yale School of Management is the quality of its faculty; they are renowned academicians, practitioners, as well as thought-leaders in their fields. Awarded to an existing faculty member, an endowed professorship enables the School to maintain the stature and excellence of its faculty.

Visiting SOM Faculty - $2,000,000

Every year, the Yale School of Management invites outstanding faculty members from other institutions to campus, and this exchange produces new dialogue, collaborative work, and fresh insight into current issues in management education. Endowed gifts to support these positions allow Yale SOM to recruit exceptional thought leaders and fund their full participation in the School’s activities.

Faculty Fellowship for Tenure Track Faculty at Yale School of Management - $1,500,000

Junior faculty members are emerging leaders in their respective fields who bring innovative perspectives on management problems and processes to their teaching at Yale SOM. Endowed gifts, such as the faculty fellowship for Non-Tenured SOM faculty, help the school to recruit, mentor, and benefit from the research and teaching of tomorrow’s leading scholars. Specifically, fellowships can be established to provide one-to-three year appointments to a top junior faculty member who then receives critical research support for such activities as research materials and data, conference participation, and research assistants.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Early Career Academics - $1,500,000

Yale SOM seeks to offer unique post-doctoral fellowship opportunities for promising scholars from underrepresented groups who are pursuing tenure, by providing them with a place to research and have mentoring relationships with senior faculty. The fellowship would specifically support academics at tenure review milestones - third and sixth years of the process - to retain promising scholars in the academe. This fellowship will contribute to maintaining and expanding a pipeline of faculty of color.

Faculty Excellence Award - $1,500,000

Yale SOM students have unparalleled access to expertise through our world-renowned faculty of dedicated teachers and leading researchers who play an outsized role in shaping business theory, policy, and practice. Named faculty excellence awards can serve to retain our prominent academics and attract more exceptional scholars to join our faculty. 

SOM Faculty Support and Research Fund - $250,000

Yale School of Management faculty are renowned scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders in management education. The influence of their research is felt in the classroom, at Yale, and beyond. Endowed gifts to the SOM Faculty Support and Research Fund are critical to ensuring that Yale SOM continues to be a vital contributor in all fields of management research. Specifically, the school seeks to increase the number of Research Assistants who support the path-breaking research and data analysis conducted by SOM faculty. Having a strong team of research associates help SOM attract and retain the very best scholars in the field.

Faculty Research Assistants and Associates - $100,000-$2,000,000

Research Assistants/Associates provide Yale SOM faculty with high-level support and contribute to innovative and impactful research. Your gift to supply our faculty with this important resource will help the school have a competitive advantage to attract and retain the best scholars in the field.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $100,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $2,000,000 will create the endowed fund.

Dean’s Fellows on Antiracism, Diversity, and Inclusion - $10,000-$200,000

Yale SOM seeks to invite leading practitioners to be in residence as Dean's Fellows for a dedicated period of time to meaningfully engage with faculty and students on topics about diversity and inclusion. Dean’s Fellows will be embedded in the life of the school – collaborating with students and faculty, participating in core and elective classes, informing pedagogy, inspiring case studies and curriculum, and sharing career experiences and advice. 

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $10,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $200,000 will create the endowed fund.

Scholarships and Student Support

Scholarship Initiative for Yale SOM Joint Degree Students - $25,000,000-$50,000,000

Yale SOM offers the opportunity to pursue an MBA in combination with a degree from one of the university’s world-class graduate programs. The school has 10 joint-degree programs, which places us high among our peer business schools in terms of joint and/or dual degree programs offered.  These joint-degree programs are three years in length and are intended to prepare leaders who will bring a broad understanding and analytical thinking to whatever industry they work in. With a transformational gift, we would launch a unique and prestigious program to provide competitive scholarship funding to joint-degree students at Yale SOM. This program named in your honor (or a name of your choosing) would ensure that students who want to come to Yale for both an MBA and a graduate degree from another Yale school are not dissuaded because of financial constraints. This program would be singular across higher education and would advance the aspiration that Yale SOM be the business school most integrated with its home university.

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Scholarship Cohort Initiative for Outstanding Yale SOM Students - $3,000,000+

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. Your gift will support a cohort of 3-5 students each year.

Full Merit SOM Scholarship - $1,500,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. Endowed gifts in support of merit scholarships help to defray the rising costs of tuition, and provide professional development and curriculum-related global opportunities.

Half Merit SOM Scholarship - $750,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. Endowed gifts in support of merit scholarships help to defray the rising costs of tuition and provide professional development and curriculum-related International Experience opportunities.

Financial Aid Doctoral SOM Fellowship - $250,000+

The Yale SOM doctoral program is small and highly selective, offering specialization in the management fields of accounting, financial economics, marketing, operations, and organizations and management. The program produces students who engage in scholarly research and teach in university settings around the world. Endowed gifts supporting doctoral fellowships enable students to finish their research in a timely manner, and ultimately underwrite the professional formation of a new generation of scholars.

Partial Merit SOM Scholarship with Preference - $250,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. Endowed gifts in support of merit scholarships help to defray the rising costs of tuition, and provide professional development and curriculum-related International Experience opportunities.

With a gift of $250,000 or more you can establish a named, merit scholarship fund and you may choose to designate a preference for the students your scholarship will support, such as those from a specific geographic area, field of interest, or industry.

Spendable Merit SOM Scholarship with Preference - $100,000+

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. With a gift of $100,000 or more, your named merit scholarship can help support one SOM student per year for as many as five years, with preferences designated.

Partial Merit SOM Scholarship - $100,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. Endowed gifts in support of merit scholarships help to defray the rising costs of tuition and provide professional development and curriculum-related International Experience opportunities.

Scholarship for Joint Degree Students - $100,000

Yale SOM offers the opportunity to pursue an MBA in combination with a degree from one of the university’s world-class graduate programs. The school has 10 joint-degree programs, which places us high among our peer business schools in terms of joint and/or dual degree programs offered. These robust joint-degree programs help the school fulfill its mission to educate leaders for business and society – the MBA combined with expertise in another discipline positions our students to address some of the most vexing and important problems facing our world.  Scholarships play a critical role in our ability to attract top students, especially as the cost of a third year of study deters many talented students from applying to one of these programs.  

SOM Loan Forgiveness Fund - $100,000

The Yale School of Management Loan Forgiveness Program is the first of its kind among business schools and is widely emulated in business and law schools around the country. It underscores the School’s mission, to educate leaders for business and society, by providing support to qualified recent graduates who wish to pursue careers in the public or nonprofit sectors. Hundreds of Yale SOM graduates have benefited from the program and pursued impactful careers in fields that are less lucrative than those in the private sector. Endowed gifts to the Loan Forgiveness Program ensure the continuation and future growth of this hallmark Yale SOM initiative.

SOM Graduate Teaching Assistantship - $100,000

As graduate teaching assistants at Yale SOM, both MBA and Ph.D. students benefit tremendously from the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, supporting research projects, and by developing public presentation skills. 

Endowed gifts provide a permanent source of support for graduate teaching assistantships, securing valuable experiences for these outstanding students.

Alumni Fund Scholarship - $10,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. With a one-time gift of $10,000 to the Yale SOM Alumni Fund, you can name a one-year, partial merit scholarship that will help support an SOM student, without any preferences designated. 

Programs and Community

Chief Mission Officer - $3,000,000

It is the Yale SOM community – our students, faculty, and staff – that creates a supportive and inclusive learning environment, and we need to increase training and professional development opportunities. Critically, our distinctive mission urges us to engage with pressing societal issues and we need to ensure that programs and departments across the school are aligned. To accomplish this, we aim to establish an endowed position of Chief Mission Officer who would be focused on the school’s mission as it reflects throughout our work.

Admissions Ambassador - $2,000,000

Yale SOM seeks to expand the work of the school’s Admissions Office by establishing a dedicated staff member to develop a robust pipeline of candidates from underrepresented groups. This Admissions Ambassador will build relationships with historically Black colleges and universities and other affinity organizations to identify and encourage people to apply to and/or attend Yale SOM. Showcasing our unique mission will enable us to stand out from peer institutions and attract talented applicants up to our usual standards of excellence.

Executive Fellow at the School of Management - $600,000

Endowed gifts for the Executive Fellow program enrich classroom learning and discussion by enabling the Yale School of Management to invite practitioners to share their expertise and management strategies developed in response to real-world problems.

Yale Center Beijing Endowment and China Initiatives Fund - $250,000-$30,000,000

Yale Center Beijing is one of Yale University’s key global hubs for activities and collaborations in China and the Asia-Pacific region. The work of the Center advances the university’s mission to improve our world by bringing together luminaries from the U.S., China, and beyond. Your gift toward endowing YCB will enable the Center to exist in perpetuity as a gathering place for Yale alumni, faculty, and friends to innovate, inspire, and exchange ideas.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $250,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $30,000,000 will create the endowed fund.

Yale SOM Centers/Initiatives of Excellence - Signature Events - $100,000+

Your gift will support Yale SOM's Centers and Initiatives to host a range of conferences, speaker series, and colloquia that bring together leading scholars and practitioners, faculty and students on particular subjects.

Yale SOM Digital Learning Initiatives - $100,000+

Yale SOM's digital learning initiatives advance the school's mission by providing learners across the globe access to Yale faculty and research through our digital programs. Your gift will help to design, develop, and deliver digital learning that encompasses key elements of a uniquely Yale experience – the faculty expertise, heritage of excellence, and community building.

Dean's Special Initiatives Fund - $100,000

The Yale School of Management Dean’s Emerging Initiatives Fund provides the school with the financial flexibility to develop innovative programming and strategic initiatives, as well as to proactively respond to emerging needs of students and the SOM community. Gifts to endow the Dean’s Special Initiatives Fund enable the Dean to direct funds to where the school needs them most, including curriculum development, scholarships and loan forgiveness, and operational priorities.

SOM Curricular and Program Innovation - $100,000

In 2006, the Yale School of Management introduced its innovative integrated MBA curriculum designed to better meet the truly global demands of contemporary business and organizations. Endowed gifts underwrite the demonstrated ongoing need for new teaching and learning materials, new coursework development, as well as global experiential opportunities for students.

SOM Information Technology Fund - $100,000

Endowed gifts to the Information Technology Fund help to keep the Yale School of Management’s classrooms, and important research programs and networks, both cutting-edge and competitive.

Global Research and Teaching Initiatives - $100,000

Yale SOM is truly a global center for the study of management at Yale, with teaching and research that prepares leaders to work across regions and sectors and help develop solutions for major societal issues that are typically complex and global. There are a range of funding opportunities to help strengthen and expand SOM's global research and programmatic activities, such as supporting the MBA core course Global Network Teams, leveraging the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) and its Global Network Weeks, online courses, global annual survey, student competitions, and collaborative faculty research.

Resource Fund for Admissions Recruitment and Pipeline - $50,000 -$1,000,000

Your gift will support the Yale SOM Admissions Office by providing resources to build relationships with historically Black colleges and universities and other affinity organizations to identify and encourage people to apply to and/or attend Yale SOM.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $50,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $1,000,000 will create the endowed fund.

Yale SOM Curriculum Development Fund - $40,000-$2,000,000+

Yale SOM seeks to create case studies and courses that increase representation of diverse protagonists and address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Your gift will provide the resources for faculty to examine current case studies, identify ways to weave diverse voices into the narrative, and create new case studies and videos that would feature protagonists who are female or people of color, or focus on minority-led/owned businesses.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $40,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $2,000,000 or more will create the endowed fund.

Yale SOM Antiracism, Diversity, and Inclusion Colloquia, Seminars, and Fellowships - $25,000-$500,000

Yale SOM intends to amplify diverse voices through expanded programming by inviting luminaries and scholars to present in various forums designed to bring differing perspectives together for ongoing robust discussion of matters related to racism and global issues.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $25,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $500,000 will create the endowed fund.

Resource Fund for the Community & Inclusion Office at Yale SOM - $25,000-$500,000

Yale SOM aims to build a genuinely inclusive community that respects all its members, promotes equity, and welcomes people from diverse backgrounds, in order to create a richer learning environment for all. Your gift in support of the Community and Inclusion Office will help to expand the programming and services they offer. See current initiatives at https://som.yale.edu/mission/antiracism-at-yale-som/action-inclusive-community

Annual Giving

Alumni Fund Scholarship - $10,000

In the highly competitive MBA market, scholarships are critically important in continuing to attract top talent to the Yale School of Management. With a one-time gift of $10,000 to the Yale SOM Alumni Fund, you can name a one-year, partial merit scholarship that will help support an SOM student, without any preferences designated.

School of Management Alumni Fund - $25 to $100,000+

The Yale SOM Alumni Fund directly supports the school’s mission to educate leaders for business and society. As Yale SOM redefines management education through its integrated, globally-oriented curriculum, the Alumni Fund provides critical resources for the school’s strategic priorities. The impact of collective giving by alumni is powerful. It sends an important signal to applicants, demonstrates the strength of the alumni community, and helps the school be fiscally sound while also investing in new ideas and initiatives. 

Edward P. Evans Hall

About Yale SOM's new campus, Edward P. Evans Hall

Edward P. Evans Hall, the new Foster + Partners complex for the Yale School of Management is a landmark at the northern gateway to the Yale campus. Evans Hall houses state-of-the-art classrooms, faculty offices, academic centers, and student and meeting spaces organized around a welcoming courtyard. Using the latest in "green construction" materials and practices, the new campus is designed as a teaching and learning environment that supports the school's innovative integrated MBA curriculum and enhances the Yale SOM community. Wholly modern in conception and outlook, it is a notable addition to Yale's distinguished architectural landmarks and the embodiment of the business school of the 21st century.

Green Space Park, Evans Hall - $ 5,000,000 - 1 opportunity

The landscaped Green Space between the school and the neighboring historic residential community to the east not only provides a welcoming outdoor community environment, but also contributes to the sustainability of the new campus, incorporating such features as underground storm water retention.

Executive MBA and Global Programs Suite, Evans Hall - $500,000 - 1 opportunity

The Executive MBA Prorgram and Global Programs are housed in a contiguous suite that features offices, workstations, huddle rooms, and a kitchenette. Situated in the Bekenstein Wing on the 2nd Floor.

Student Locker Space, Evans Hall - $150,000 - 1 opportunity

Spacious area housing lockers and showers for Yale SOM students.

Concourse, Evans Hall - $100,000 - 1 opportunity

Prominently situated outside of the Gould and Attwood Classrooms on the fourth floor, this bespoke, curved seating area (which measures ~20 feet in length) provides an elegant and comfortable gathering space for students, members of the Yale SOM community, and visitors to Evans Hall.

Conference Room, Evans Hall - $100,000 - 1 opportunity

A functional and comfortable 4-person capacity room for student and staff group meetings situated within the Entrepreneurship Suite.

Deputy Dean's Office, Evans Hall - $100,000 - 3 opportunities

Situated within the Dean’s Suite on the First Floor, each spacious office provides a flexible work and meeting space for the school’s senior leadership.

IT Help Desk, Evans Hall - $100,000 - 1 opportunity

Situated on the lower level, the IT Help Desk and reception area provide assistance and seating for students, faculty, and staff.

Senior Faculty Office, Evans Hall - $100,000 - multiple opportunities

An individual senior faculty office (220 sq. ft.).

Junior Faculty Office, Evans Hall - $50,000 - multiple opportunities

An individual junior faculty office (140 sq. ft.).

Interview Room, Evans Hall - $50,000 - 6 opportunities

Outfitted with state-of-the-art technology, this multi-purpose space can be used by students for in-person and virtual interviews, practice presentations, as well as for study. Situated on the First Floor, each room features an electrostatic glass panel, which changes from clear to frosted glass for privacy.

Sustainability Fund, Evans Hall - $50,000+ - multiple opportunities

The Sustainability Fund helps to meet costs associated with making Yale School of Management a “green” facility—including the achievement of Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification—the internationally recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. Evans Hall has been designed to improve the stewardship of resources, as measured by energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions and reductions, and improved indoor environmental quality.

Art Fund, Evans Hall - $25,000+ - multiple opportunities

The Art Fund helps to meet costs associated with the exhibition of various art displays that enhance the aesthetics of Evans Hall, promote diversity and inclusivity, highlight connections across campus and around the world, and wonderfully showcase the school to the community and visitors.

Classroom Lectern, Evans Hall - $25,000 - 7 opportunities

High-tech classroom enhancement which provides for state-of-the-art teaching capabilities and innovative learning connectivity.

Beinecke Terrace Room Table, Evans Hall - $10,000 - 8 opportunities

Using wood from trees from the Evans Hall and other Yale sites, these beautifully re-purposed wood tables provide an aesthetic focal point for special functions and gatherings in the elegant Beinecke Terrace Room.

The Broad Center at Yale SOM

Professorship affiliated with The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $6,000,000

Yale SOM would like to a hire a senior, tenured faculty person who has scholarly and research experience or interest in large urban K-12 public school systems and a demonstrated commitment to equity and excellence in public education.

Superintendent in Residence/Executive Fellow at The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $3,000,000-$300,000

The Superintendent in Residence/Executive Fellow will take on a number of programmatic responsibilities as well as mentorship and support to members of the Broad alumni network, particularly those interested in district superintendent roles. This role will also be instrumental in developing content for the Fellowship and Master’s programs as well as lead cohort activities and teach classes.

Curriculum Development and Innovation at The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $2,000,000-$100,000

The Broad Center at Yale SOM offers leadership development programs for extraordinary education leaders working in K-12 urban districts, charter organizations, and state education agencies in the United States. Funding is need to develop innovative curriculum and programs to support actionable improvements for school system leaders.

This opportunity supports the development of new courses and leadership development programs for public education leaders and students at Yale and specifically to 1) design new case studies focused on the public education system; and 2) address the gap of learning tools focused on K-12 systems level leadership, and complement the deep resources that exist on topics such as classroom teaching and school leadership.

Visiting Professor affiliated with The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $2,000,000

The Broad Center at Yale SOM seeks to invite outstanding faculty members from other institutions to campus. This type of exchange produces new dialogue, collaborative work, and fresh insight into current issues in leadership development for school systems. 
 

Faculty Fellow affiliated with The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $1,500,000

This Faculty Fellowship for The Broad Center at Yale SOM will help the program help the school to recruit, mentor, and benefit from the research and teaching of tomorrow’s leading scholars as well as engage faculty from across campus. 

Seminar series in education at The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $1,000,000

The Broad Center at Yale SOM seeks to bring together scholars and practitioners to discuss the latest research related to public education and leadership development for school systems. A gift to support this program will enable Yale SOM to attract leading scholars, within and beyond Yale, to present their latest research and substantially raise the visibility of the institution.

The Broad Center at Yale SOM Innovation Fund - $100,000+

The Innovation Fund will provide critical resources for The Broad Center at Yale SOM to address challenges and opportunities as it fosters the ideas, policies, and leadership to help all students – particularly those from underserved communities – to learn and thrive. The Innovation Fund will also help strengthen the Broad Network, a nationwide community of nearly 900 dedicated and diverse leaders who are alumni of The Broad Center programs.

Faculty and Research Development at The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $100,000+

This opportunity supports Yale SOM faculty in generating new knowledge about effective school system leadership through rigorous scholarly activity.

Leveraging extensive data already collected by The Broad Center, as well as additional sources, Yale faculty and The Broad Center at Yale SOM staff will conduct research on all aspects of public education leadership, including the effectiveness of leadership development interventions. Research will inform (i) curriculum design, (ii) seek to shape policy debates about district leadership selection, evaluation, and performance, and (iii) contribute to scholarly literature in the form of journal publications.

Programs and Engagement at The Broad Center at Yale SOM - $100,000+

This opportunity supports colloquia, conferences, and other programs that engage students, alumni, and faculty, as well as develop and offer programs that expand and deepen the impact The Broad Center at Yale SOM alumni have on K-12 students and communities by supporting alumni leadership.

Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Yale Center for Business and the Environment - $25,000,000

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) joins two world-renowned institutions—the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of the Environment—to address the environment in a business context and the need for management that responds to society’s environmental challenges.

The center bridges research, teaching, and outreach at the business-environment interface across the Yale campus, while guiding students in a three-year joint master’s program that combines the MBA of the School of Management with a master’s degree from the Yale School of the Environment.

Your endowment gift naming the center will provide funding to support CBEY’s ongoing activities and critical resources for innovation, ensuring that the center continues to catalyze new research, educate leaders, and cultivate partnerships that advance business solutions to global environmental problems. 

The Yale Center for Business and Environment Directorship - $3,000,000

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) joins two world-renowned institutions—the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of the Environment—to address the environment in a business context and the need for management that responds to society’s environmental challenges.

The center bridges research, teaching, and outreach at the business-environment interface across the Yale campus, while guiding students in a three-year joint master’s program that combines the MBA of the Yale School of Management with a master’s degree from the School of the Environment.

Your gift will ensure strong leadership for CBEY and give the center director more resources to focus on supporting joint degree students, the Yale SOM MBA for Executives program in sustainability, and on curriculum enhancements such as global online courses and new case studies.

Yale Center for Business and the Environment - $250,000

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment joins two world-renowned institutions—the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of the Environment—to address the environment in a business context and the need for management that responds to society’s environmental challenges.

The center bridges research, teaching, and outreach at the business-environment interface across the Yale campus, while guiding students in a three-year joint master’s program that combines the MBA of the School of Management with a master’s degree from the School of the Environment.

New current-use funds will help the center sponsor speakers, workshops, career guidance, placement support, curriculum development, and a case-study series for students interested in the link between business and the environment.

Healthcare and Management

Curriculum Development and Innovation in Healthcare and Management - $2,000,000-$100,000

Yale SOM distinguishes itself from other business schools through its curriculum related to healthcare and management. We seek to design new courses and case studies and provide additional learning opportunities as we educate future healthcare leaders.

In addition, we aim to develop opportunities for SOM students to get involved in healthcare entrepreneurial ventures through programs at Yale; coordinate curricular opportunities for students to tackle real-life business problems for organizations in the region; and support student-led programs. 

Colloquia on Healthcare Leadership/Healthcare Equity - $1,000,000

The Colloquium in Healthcare Leadership and Colloquium on Healthcare Equity brings prominent leaders from public, private, and nonprofit healthcare organizations to campus for candid discussions. This is a unique opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of the major trends in healthcare as well as the challenges of being a leader in this space.

Faculty and Research Development in Healthcare and Management - $100,000+

Yale SOM faculty generate actionable research that can provide recommendations for policy makers. This research helps inform critical policies pertaining to the management of healthcare practice and operations, and impact the delivery of healthcare worldwide. With increased support, Yale SOM will advance leading research in the areas of healthcare business, policy, operations and economics.

Yale SOM International Center for Finance

Yale SOM International Center for Finance - $30,000,000

With a gift to endow and name the International Center for Finance, you will provide critical funding for ICF’s wide range of initiatives that address the future of global finance, explore behavioral finance and behavioral economics, study the history of financial markets, and provide key support in educating MBAs and doctoral students at Yale. 

Yale SOM International Center for Finance Directorship - $3,000,000

With a gift to endow and name the directorship of ICF, you are investing in the leadership of the Center – providing academic and professional support for research in financial economics, educating future leaders, and bringing together professionals in practice with the Yale community to discuss complex issues important to business and society.

Yale Program on Entrepreneurship

Yale Program on Entrepreneurship - $30,000,000

With a gift to endow and name the Program on Entrepreneurship, you will allow the Program to expand its programmatic activities and provide opportunities for as many students as possible across Yale to experience the entrepreneurial process and help Yale students and faculty become the drivers of innovation as entrepreneurs, benefiting business and society.

Professorship in Entrepreneurship - $6,000,000

Yale SOM would like to hire a senior, tenured faculty person who is a world-leader in entrepreneurship research, teaching, and practice. A gift of $3 million will fund an existing unrestricted professorship; a gift of $6 million funds an incremental unrestricted professorship. 
 

Professorship in Entrepreneurship at interface with computer science - $6,000,000

Yale SOM is sending more and more students into technology roles. Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are now among our top 10 destinations for students. We've added many classes in this area recently including Management of Software Development, Database Systems, and Product Management. We'd like to hire faculty persons who will have a primary appointment in SOM and a joint appointment in Yale College teaching at both SOM and in the department of Computer Science.
 

Professorship in Entrepreneurship at the interface medicine - $6,000,000

An endowed chair is the best tool for recruiting top scholars to the Entrepreneurship faculty, who interface closely with medicine.

Yale Program on Entrepreneurship Directorship - $3,000,000

Your gift will ensure strong leadership for the Program and give the Director resources to achieve three crucial goals: to expand entrepreneurship curriculum to meet student demand, to support and encourage SOM student-founded ventures while at Yale, and to build a culture of entrepreneurship at SOM and throughout the broader Yale community. 

Curriculum Development in Tech Entrepreneurship - $2,000,000-$40,000

Entrepreneurship moves quickly and as such our faculty are constantly developing new courses and inviting others into our school to teach new courses. The curriculum development fund will help us "buy" time for faculty to create these courses and ensure that our classes are always on the cutting edge.

To provide flexibility in the near term and to secure permanent support for curriculum development, the dean seeks the creation of both spendable and endowed funds. A gift of $40,000 to $100,000 will create the spendable fund, and a gift of $2,000,000 or more will create the endowed fund.

Junior Faculty Support in Entrepreneurship - $1,500,000

Endowed gifts for early career tenure track faculty, help the school to recruit, mentor, and benefit from the research and teaching of tomorrow’s leading scholars in Entrepreneurship. These fellowships can be established to provide one to-three-year appointments to a top junior faculty member, who then receives critical research support for such activities as research materials and data, conference participation, and research assistants.

Seminar series in Entrepreneurship - $1,000,000

Yale SOM is not just a place for learning about entrepreneurship, but also a place where entrepreneurship scholars come to discuss the latest research in our Entrepreneurship and Innovation seminar series. Through this series, top scholars and practitioners are invited to Yale to share their insights with our community. A gift to support this program will enable Yale to attract the best guests and substantially raise the visibility of the institution.

Entrepreneur in residence - $300,000-$500,000

Complementing the regular faculty, an Entrepreneur in Residence would come to SOM for sustained periods of interaction with students and faculty.

Yale Center for Customer Insights

Yale Center for Customer Insights - $30,000,000

With a gift to endow and name the Yale Center for Customer Insights at SOM, you will provide critical funding for YCCI’s wide range of initiatives that explore key drivers of consumer behavior, ensuring that the YCCI continues to conduct insightful research, design curricular innovations, and facilitate dialogue globally around this research.

Professorship affiliated with the Yale Center for Customer Insights - $6,000,000-$3,000,000

Yale SOM would like to attract, recruit, and retain senior, tenured faculty who are thought leaders in marketing research, teaching, and practice, and specifically have a depth and breadth of customer insights experience.

Yale Center for Customer Insights Directorship - $3,000,000

With a gift to endow and name the directorship of YCCI, you are investing in the leadership of the Center – supporting important research, advancing a better understanding of the changing customer, and helping educate future marketing and insights leaders who will be uniquely trained to address complex challenges.  

Post-Doctoral Fellowships affiliated with the Yale Center for Customer Insights - $2,500,000-$200,000

Yale SOM seeks to offer unique post-doctoral fellowship opportunities for promising scholars by providing them with a place to research and have mentoring relationships with senior faculty. 

The beginning of a distinguished academic career often involves training and specialized research beyond the doctorate. Postdoctoral fellows are indispensable research partners for Yale SOM’s faculty, and are chosen from among the best-qualified new Ph.D. graduates in the country. Postdoctoral fellowships offer scholars an opportunity to deepen their study in their particular field. Recipients of the two-year fellowship divide their time between independent research and teaching. Fellowships offer extensive opportunities for mentoring relationships with Yale faculty and for intellectual exchanges among other postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and visitors. 

Yale Center for Customer Insights Executive Fellow - $2,000,000-$200,000

The Yale Center for Customer Insights Executive Fellows program helps bring the latest in marketplace thinking into the Yale School of Management curriculum, connecting students and faculty with marketing leaders to connect the dots between academic theory and industry practice.

Executive Fellows are practitioners who spend one to six semesters visiting Yale SOM. The role of a YCCI Executive Fellow can vary widely but most have chosen to collaborate with students and faculty, conduct research, host conferences, create case studies, and teach independent courses or electives in an area of their expertise. Executive Fellows become embedded in the life of the school and impart personal career experiences and advice. 

Yale Center for Customer Insights Student Fellows - $500,000

Yale Center for Customer Insights Student Fellows are an elite group of marketing and business leaders who have been recognized by the YCCI for their contributions to the development and dissemination of new customer insights and the practical applications of those insights. 

This is an opportunity to establish named YCCI Student Fellows (for approximately five students per year). Launched in 2012, there are more than approximately fifty to sixty alumni Fellows who have participated in this program.  These alumni are invited to an award ceremony/dinner that is held each year for the current Fellows and have access to a page on the YCCI website which shares job postings that are geared exclusively for this group.

Yale Center for Customer Insights Student Research Fellowship Program - $300,000

This opportunity supports a student research fellowship program (payable over a two-year term) which would provide research support to the Yale Center for Customer Insights around a strategic topic relevant to advancing new thinking on customers.

Yale Center for Customer Insights Colloquium on Marketing Leadership - $100,000

The Colloquium on Marketing Leadership hosted by the Yale Center for Customer Insights brings leaders in marketing, insights, and innovation together with students and faculty to share personal perspectives on their careers, companies, and industries. It explores the latest challenges, opportunities, and developments in the world of marketing, from a wide variety of disciplines, perspectives, and backgrounds. 

YCCI hosts top marketing executives from across a range of industries each year. In addition to their Colloquium presentation, speakers may also participate in other activities, including:  serving as guest speakers in graduate-level classes and being interviewed for Yale SOM’s website. In recognition of this support, the Colloquium could be named for the term of the gift.

Yale Center for Customer Insights Practicum course - $100,000

Yale Center for Customer Insights practicum courses provides experiential learning opportunities for students in either big data analytics or behavioral science. This opportunity would support a one-semester course.