Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Developing new forms of professional, scholarly, technical, artistic, and ethical practice, the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation encourages all the disciplines devoted to the built environment to think differently. Help GSAPP transform the built environment by growing its faculty and recruiting the best students, advancing research in the field through interdisciplinary activities, and serving as the locus of professional debate in New York City through lectures, exhibitions, publications, and events.

Minimum
Any Amount
Alumni Scholarship Fund
Help GSAPP recruit the best students from around the world, regardless of their economic status, by making an annual gift to the vital GSAPP Alumni Scholarship Fund.

You can choose to designate your gift to one of GSAPP's programs: architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, or real estate development.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

Any Amount
RED Alumni Campaign Fund
Support the Real Estate Development Program’s ambitious campaign to enhance resources to educate the next generation of enlightened developers.

Gifts to the RED Alumni Campaign Fund support new initiatives that directly affect the quality of student life and strengthen the program overall, including new facilities, faculty growth, student fellowships, curriculum enhancements and career development.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

Any Amount
Dean's Discretionary Fund
Address some of GSAPP's most pressing needs.

Unrestricted annual gifts of any amount allow the Dean to respond rapidly to new opportunities. Past annual gifts have helped the School acquire or renovate space, support innovative faculty initiatives, bring top professionals to the School, and provide much-needed financial aid.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

$5,000
Architecture and Social Change Initiatives
Support initiatives that explore how our work in the built environment can improve social problems around the world.

GSAPP's innovative applied research units enable cross-disciplinary collaboration that leads to real-world solutions to global challenges, such as public health, human rights, sustainable development, urban ecology, and poverty.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$5,000
GSAPP Lecture Series
Bring a prominent speaker to the School by sponsoring an individual evening lecture in GSAPP's world-renowned lecture series.

This series draws more than 300 top professionals to the School each year and is featured prominently in all School publications, a widely-distributed poster, and on the Web site. Donors of these sponsorships receive name recognition in event marketing materials.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$10,000
GSAPP Conferences and Symposia
Sponsor a conference or symposium on a meaningful topic related to the built environment.

Conferences and symposia are featured prominently in all School publications, a widely-distributed poster, and on the Web site. Donors of these sponsorships receive name recognition in event marketing materials.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$10,000
Named Student Scholarship
Provide scholarship support for one or more students in any of GSAPP's programs: architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, or real estate development.

Student scholarships are among the highest priorities of the School, since they help GSAPP recruit the best students from around the world, regardless of their economic status.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

$10,000
GSAPP Publications
Fund one of GSAPP's prominent regular publications or a special publication highlighting an exhibition, research, or another important project.

Publications are an important part of the intellectual and creative life of all GSAPP's programs: architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, and real estate development. Donors receive name recognition in these publications.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$25,000
GSAPP Exhibitions
Sponsor an exhibition at GSAPP's Arthur Ross Gallery, NYC's leading state-of-the-art gallery dedicated to celebrating the art of architecture.

Exhibitions are crucial at a school devoted to speculation, experimentation, and practice. GSAPP continually celebrates the work of its students and faculty, as well as the work of other leading architects, artists, and scholars. Donors are recognized by name.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$50,000
GSAPP Lecture Series
Help ensure students' access to outstanding professionals and scholars by sponsoring GSAPP's world-renowned lecture series for one semester.

This series brings over 300 top professionals to the School each year and is featured prominently in all School publications, a widely-distributed poster, and on the Web site. Donors receive exclusive name recognition in event marketing materials.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$50,000
GSAPP Program Development
Help the School respond quickly to changes in the fields and unique opportunities by establishing a discretionary program development fund.

A gift of $50,000 or more will establish a fund named in honor of the donor, allowing for the greatest flexibility in providing support for the areas of greatest immediate need.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

$100,000
Endowed Student Scholarship
Provide annual scholarship support for one or more students in any of GSAPP's programs: architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, and real estate development.

Student scholarships are among the highest priorities of the School, since they help GSAPP recruit the best students from around the world, regardless of their economic status.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

$350,000
Endowed Program Lecture Series
Ensure lively dialogue by endowing a lecture series in the field most meaningful to you—urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, or real estate development.

Donors receive exclusive name recognition on all event marketing materials.

For more information, contact:

Julia Fishkin
Associate Director, Development, Special Projects
404 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-8877
jf2107@columbia.edu

$500,000
Endowed Distinguished Student Scholarship
Provide significant annual scholarship support for one or more students in any of GSAPP's programs.

Scholarships for students—in architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, or real estate development—are among the highest priorities of the School. Each year, one or more students will be recognized as a Distinguished Scholar carrying the name of the donor.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Bordy
Associate Director, Development
403 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212-854-6018
sb3252@columbia.edu

$1,000,000
Architecture and Social Change
Endow an applied research unit at GSAPP that explores how our work in the built environment can improve social problems around the world.

These innovative units enable cross-disciplinary collaboration that leads to real-world solutions to global challenges, such as public health, human rights, sustainable development, urban ecology, and poverty.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu

$1,000,000
Crossing Boundaries in Architecture
Endow a groundbreaking interdisciplinary studio focused on collaboration among all GSAPP departments to address real world issues.

This studio—bringing together architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, and real estate development—will be the first of its kind at the University. Exploring all aspects of the built environment, it will set a precedent for interdisciplinary research.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu

$1,000,000
Endowed GSAPP Lecture Series
Fund GSAPP's world-renowned lecture series and ensure students continued access to outstanding professionals and scholars.

The series brings over 300 top professionals to the School each year and is featured prominently in all School publications, a widely-distributed poster, and on the Web site. Donors receive exclusive name recognition in event marketing materials.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu

$1,500,000
Endowed Visiting Professorship
Fund a faculty position for a top architecture professional to teach at the School each semester.

Providing GSAPP students with access to the most outstanding architects each year is a critical component of the School's commitment to broadening students' knowledge of the field.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu

$2,000,000
Endowed Professorship
Help GSAPP retain its best scholars and teachers.

Endowed professorships are among the highest honors a university can confer on a faculty member.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu

$3,000,000
Endowed New Professorship
Fund a new professorship in architecture, urban design, urban planning, historic preservation, or real estate development.

Expanding the full-time faculty is one of the School's highest priorities. Your gift will allow GSAPP to recruit the very best in the field and can ensure a continued commitment in an area that is most meaningful to you.

For more information, contact:

Ryan Hart
Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
(212) 854-2227
rh2679@columbia.edu