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Private support helps ensure our college can continue to do world-changing work and prepare generations of students to do the same.

Supporting the Future

Every day, we make the planet better. Our academic programs and experiential opportunities equip hardworking students to build a more sustainable future. Our research explores innovative solutions to the world’s natural resources challenges. Our extension and outreach ensure valuable knowledge is spread to communities, businesses and citizens throughout the state and nation. In everything we do, we work toward prosperity for North Carolina and the country; a cleaner, safer, more productive world; and a sustainable future for all.

State funding alone isn’t enough to achieve these bold ambitions. That’s where our alumni and friends come in. Your support positions us to respond nimbly to new challenges we face and take advantage of exciting opportunities. Below are three high-impact funds that we hope you will consider supporting.

High-Impact Funds

Natural Resources Enhancement Fund
As we navigate the complicated new reality of maintaining the highest quality education during a global pandemic, unrestricted gifts to the College of Natural Resources Enhancement Fund have a major impact. With so much unknown about our future, contributions to this fund allow us to meet the greatest needs of the college as they arise. This fund allows us to provide student scholarships as well as support special requests for research, technology, distance learning, professional development opportunities and more. Give now.

Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund
The Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund was created to enhance the academic and co-curricular experience of undergraduate students in the college. By providing support for experiential opportunities such as as professional conferences, study abroad, research and unpaid internships, the Terry Fund ensures that our students have access to high-impact educational experiences that prepare them to Think and Do the Extraordinary after graduation. Give now.

Community for Diversity Fund
The College of Natural Resources is committed to creating an environment where diversity and inclusion are celebrated and valued. Diversity opens the door for innovation as people from all backgrounds work together to solve today’s complex problems. Inclusion empowers all community members to reach their highest potential academically, professionally and personally. This fund supports activities to promote diversity and inclusion education; increase representation of individuals from diverse backgrounds in our student, staff and faculty body; and bring people together to learn, grow and create as a team. Give now.

The benefactors and recipients of the Jordan Family Scholarship discuss the impact of private giving on the NC State College of Natural Resources.