You've made your mark,
now leave your legacy

Help Gies Business continue to deliver
life-changing access to a business education

Our alumni are globally connected. They are also personally invested. With more than 70,000 alumni across the world, our network is big and broad. It’s also very engaged, very loyal, and very generous. That generosity makes a difference in the lives of students, in the work of faculty members, and in the way business leaders are prepared for the future.

CJ and Hina Desai

Making an immediate impact

The Chirantan J. and Hina Desai Undergraduate Scholarship is making an immediate difference for students.


Don and Anne Edwards

Fueling innovation with $7 million gift

Don and Anne Edwards invest in scholarships to ensure the very top students choose Gies.


Shebik Highlight

Investing in educational excellence

C. W. and Sunhee Park are proud to give back to students.


Become a corporate partner

As a corporate partner with Gies College of Business you will create value for your organization, provide opportunities for students, engage with expert faculty and staff, and support the future of Gies Business. 

Our staff can help you determine which opportunities best match your organization’s needs. For more information, contact Barry Dickerson, Senior Director of Corporate Engagement, at 217-244-1678 or

A group of current students pose for a picture with a Gies alumna.

Ways to Give

Explore the many ways to invest in access, innovation, and excellence at Gies Business.


Be a part of the future of business.

Be a part of Gies. Gies Business has a powerful story to share.
Your engagement can change the lives of our students, and your support can shape the future of business education.