Our students are the future of societal advancement, and they benefit directly from the support of alumni and friends.
The development staff at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School works with donors to assure that the gift process is as efficient as possible and that every gift is directed to the specific purpose requested by the donor. Gifts support scholarships for social work, nonprofit management and PhD students, specific projects, programs, research centers, research and faculty. All gifts are fully tax-deductible.
If you have any questions about supporting the Mandel School, please contact the development office at 216.368.1832.
Your Gift Matters
Supporting students makes a difference. Your gift provides financial assistance for everything from tuition to books to out-of-classroom educational opportunities. For many Mandel School students, a scholarship is the deciding factor in their choice to pursue master's-level education, and our entire school community is made better by your support.
The Mandel School is one of the only schools in the country to dedicate 100% of its Annual Fund resources to student support, which takes the form of school-directed scholarships and field placement stipends. The Annual Fund cycle is based on the academic year (July 1 through June 30), and all gifts are welcomed and put to immediate use.
Permanent endowment funds may be established in the name of the donor or to honor an individual. The minimum amount necessary to establish an endowed fund is $25,000, and the purpose for the fund is designated by the donor and may include: lectureships, programs, awards, student assistance or scholarships.
Named Scholarship Funds
A gift of $25,000 will establish a permanent named endowment scholarship fund. The purpose and criteria of which are designated by the donor. Recipients are selected based on criteria and awards are decided by a committee of staff and the dean. The majority of students are in need of and are awarded scholarships on an annual basis.
A gift of $2 million will establish a permanent endowment to support activities in an area of social work designated by the donor, and is named by the donor. The professorship is held by a faculty member who is a leader in the social work field. Professorships are appointed by the dean. Learn about our endowed chairs.