FIND FUNDS

Foster Difference Fund

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Provides the Dean of the Foster School of Business unrestricted resources to develop and create programs that are not covered by state funding. This fund supports a wide range of needs including: student scholarships, technology upgrades, curriculum development, and faculty retention.

Accounting Development Fund

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Gifts to the Accounting Development Fund (ADF) help create the margin of excellence that keeps the UW Accounting Program among the best in the nation. This fund provides resources to finance special projects and activities that enable the Department of Accounting to foster an exciting environment that is attractive to the best students and faculty. With private support, the Department of Accounting can retain outstanding faculty and augment the learning experiences for accounting students.

Richard A. and Laurie Anderson Endowed Fellowship

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To provide financial assistance to graduate students in the School of Business Administration.

MBA Scholarships Foster School of Business

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Provides funding to directly support deserving students pursuing their Masters in Business Administration to augment costs associated with their studies and offset the cost of increased tuition.

Undergraduate Scholarship Foster School of Business

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Provides funding to directly support deserving undergraduate students majoring in business to augment costs associated with their studies and offset the cost of increased tuition.

Ph.D. Scholarship Foster School of Business

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Provides funding to directly support doctoral students studying business.

Undergraduate Women in Business Endowed Student Support Fund

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UW Undergraduate Women in Business (UWiB) Scholarship is to recognize exceptional students that are active members of UWiB to ensure successful generation of future female business leaders the selection based on financial need, community service and lead

Foster School of Business Facility Fund

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Invest in a new facility that is essential to meet our projected growth in faculty and students, and to support all of our programs and deliver the innovative curriculum and team-based approach to learning we embrace. Creating a first-rate facility is also critical to our efforts to recruit and retain leading faculty, recruit top students, and build stronger ties to the business community. Our new facility will greatly enhance the student learning experience, one of our top priorities.

Business Plan Competition Fund

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The UW Business Plan Competition (BPC) is an annual event in which interdisciplinary business and science student teams present their new start-ups to Seattle area venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and investors. The BPC promotes student ideas and new venture creation, and proposes business concepts that promise significant financial reward. Your gift to this fund will provide general operating support for the competition. The BPC, which started in 1998, is the marquee event hosted by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

Consulting & Business Development Center

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Provides unrestricted support funds for the Consulting & Business Development Center's operations. The Center engages both undergraduate and MBA students in real-world consulting experiences they can use to jumpstart their careers and grow businesses in underserved communities.

Karma Impact Fund

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To memorialize Dr. Karma Hadjimichalakis and to further her great work in providing unsurpassed education at the Michael G. Foster School of Business.

MBA Student-Run Investment Fund

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To establish a student-run investment account to provide practical asset management experience for students pursuing related careers, with the potential of reinvesting gains into initiatives that will enhance the student experience.

More Funds

African American Heritage MBA Endowed Scholarship

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To provide assistance to graduate students in Business Administration who are African American heritage.

Ann Rhodes Endowed Fund for Excellence in Sales

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This endowment honors Ann Rhodes' many contributions to the Foster School's Professional Sales Program by providing discretionary dollars to support and enhance the Sales Program in perpetuity.

Asian/Pacific Islander Endowed Scholarship

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To provide assistance to undergraduate students in Business Administration with preference given to those who are Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnicity and who are permanent residents or citizens of the United States.

Association of Black Business Students Endowed Scholarship

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Provides funding to support Business School students with preference given to undergraduates who are of African American heritage. Recipient will be asked to join the Association of Black Business Students (ABBS) and participate in the Business and Economic Development Center's work to support the growth of African American-owned businesses.

Bevan-Daddino Endowed Fund for Business and Economic Development

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To provide support for the Michael G. Foster School of Business through the advancement of its Business and Economic Development.

Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Discretionary Fund

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To be used at the discretion of the Buerk Center for Entreprenuership director. To help foster new student and program initiatives.

Business Assoc. Dean Undergraduate Discretionary Fund

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Provides the Associate Dean of the Business School Undergraduate Programs unrestricted resources to develop and create programs that are not covered by state funding. These gifts support a wide-range of needs including student scholarships, technology and facilities upgrades, and curriculum development.

CISB Program Support Fund

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Provides support to the Certificate in International Studies in Business program which fosters real life learning in international settings for undergraduate students majoring in business.

David and Robin Nelson Endowed Scholarship for Business

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To provide scholarships to needy students of the Foster School of Business.

Deloitte & Touche Business Facility Fund

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Contributions to this fund are designated for the Deloitte & Touche Undergraduate Student Commons of the New Business School Facility.

EMBA Scholarship Fund

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Provides scholarship support to students pursuing an Executive MBA at the Business School. Funds provide direct assistance to students who are not able to receive full sponsorship from their employer.

Endel-Jakob Kolde Endowed Memorial Fund

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For alumnus Endel-Jakob Kolde, professor of International Business at the UW.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Curriculum Development Fund

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation Curriculum Development Fund. To be used at the dean's discretion to support curriculum development in the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

Environmental Innovation Challenge Fund

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The UW Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) is an annual event in which interdisciplinary student teams work collaboratively to develop solutions to a specific problem of environmental significance. The EIC sparks new product designs that capitalize on emerging market conditions, proposes business concepts that promise significant financial reward, while enhancing environmental sustainability and demonstrating impact. Your gift to this fund will provide general operating support for this initiative.

Ernest I. J. Aguilar Endowed Scholarship

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This Endowed Scholarship will assist students of Latino heritage with the cost of MBA programs at the UW Business School.

Finance & Business Economics Development Fund

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Provides general support to the Finance and Business Economics department at the Foster School of Business, including curriculum development and faculty research.

Foster Accelerator Fund

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To be used by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship to assist in funding start up companies generated by students/alumni.

Foster Community Fund for Undergraduate

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To provide support to student activities in the Undergraduate Program at the Michael G. Foster School of Business. Students may apply for use of funds to assist with events, learning opportunities, speakers, and other activities to benefit the community.

Foster MBA Class Gift Endowed Fellowship

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To provide financial assistance to graduate students in the MBA program at the Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Gary L. Sundem PhD Fellowship in Accounting

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To attract and support outstanding Foster School of Business candidates pursuing their PhD in the field of Accounting.

Global Business Case Competition Fund

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Provides general support to fund the Global Business Case Competition, an international undergraduate case competition hosted by the Foster School's Global Business Center.

Global Business Opportunities Fund

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Provides funding to the Global Business Center which provides international learning opportunities to Business School students and strengthens ties to the international business community.

Global Study Abroad Fund

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Provides travel support for Business School students participating in international opportunities including exchange programs, studying abroad and MBA Study Tours.

Information Systems & Operations Management Development Fund

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Provides general support to the Information Systems & Operations Management department at the Foster School of Business, including curriculum development and faculty research.

Jeannette M. Coburn Endowed Scholarship Fund

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Supports students in the School of Business preferably women and minority students.

Kenneth and Sylvia Steen Endowed Scholarship

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To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering in the University's College of Engineering and to undergraduate students in the University's Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Kermit Hanson Endowed Scholarship Fund for Pacific Rim Bankers Program

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The Kermit O. Hanson Endowment Fund is established to honor the founder of the Pacific Rim Bankers Program, Dr. Hanson, and his vision for the PRBP. This endowment will primarily grant a scholarship to qualified individual(s) to attend the program.

KPMG New Building Fund

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To fund KPMG pledges/gifts toward the Foster School of Business Building Campaign.

Management and Organization Development Fund

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Provides general support to the Management and Organization department at the Foster School of Business, including curriculum development and faculty research.

Marketing & International Business Development Fund

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Provides general support to the Marketing and International Business department at the Foster School of Business, including curriculum development and faculty research.

MBA Class Gift Fund

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Provides funding for the MBA graduating class gift as chosen by the class (past gifts have included physical gifts and scholarships for the MBA programs).

MBA Legacy Fund

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This endowment was established by the MBA Class of 1999. Thanks to generous contributions from past and present classes, the endowment provides ongoing support to the MBA Program, its students, faculty and facilities.

RSM Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

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To provide assistance to Foster School of Business Students with a preference for students in Accounting.

Sales Program Support Fund

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Current use support for the Sales Program in the School of Business.

Susan L. Hanses Fund in Undergraduate Business Education

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This Endowed Scholarship will assist women with the cost of undergraduate programs at the UW Business School. Preference is given to residents of Yakima County

Technology Management MBA Opportunities Fund

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Provides discretionary funding to the TMMBA Program to expand student experiential learning opportunities and entrepreneurship-focused events.

Ted and Susan Klastorin Scholarship Fund

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To provide scholarships to undergraduate students admitted to the Foster School of Business through the early admission program.

Terry Mitchell Endowed Ph.D. Student Support Fund

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Provides financial assistance to students pursuing a Ph.D. in Management and Organization at the Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Thaddeus H. Spratlen Endowment for the Business and Economic Development Program

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To provide support for the Business and Economic Development Program (BEDC) in the Foster School of Business.

The Amelia Fund

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To provide support for Executive MBA Students.

The Bud Saxberg Endowed Students First Scholarship Fund

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Will provide scholarships for Foster School undergraduates with an interest in entrepreneurship. This fund is a part of the Students First Matching initiative.

The Leonard and Bernice Lavin Entrepreneurial Action Program Fund

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To help the Foster School of Business and the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship produce future generations of successful entreprenuers through targeted student recruitment, specialized curriculum development and delivery, practicum support and student outreach offerings including speaker events.

The Wayne and Chris Perry Endowed Fund in Entrepreneurship

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To provide support for the Foster School of Business and the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

Tom McMahon Memorial Scholarship

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Supports students in the Business School through scholarship.

University of Washington Accounting Development Fund Endowment

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Endowment for discretionary purposes in the Department of Accounting within the School of Business.

Washington Research Foundation Endowed Fund in Entrepreneurship

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To provide support for the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

William A. Fowler Endowed Professorship in Business

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The purpose of this endowment shall be to enhance the University's ability to attract and retain distinguished faculty in Business, with a preference for faculty in the Departments of Accounting or Finance.

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