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Giving to Duke Engineering

Your gift to the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering goes directly to advancing our missions of excellence in engineering education, discovery and outreach.

Duke Engineering puts your gifts toward upgrading classrooms, buying new equipment for educational labs, and adding more hands-on components to our undergraduate courses.

Your gift also provides support to our Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellows, Smart Home Fellows, and  Grand Challenge Scholars programs – immersive research opportunities and exploratory projects that make our students sought after by leading employers and top graduate schools.

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Giving Opportunities

Engineering Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund are unrestricted, and pay for need-based financial aid grants to enroll the brightest students, programs that encourage students to apply classroom learning to real-world problems, a world-class faculty committed to student mentoring and groundbreaking research, and much more!

The sense of community among Duke Engineers runs deep. Generations of alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends have helped make the success of the Engineering Annual Fund possible through generous contributions and participation.

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Major Gifts

A major gift is lasting, providing support in perpetuity. A major gift is transformative, providing needed scholarships or taking a program to a new level.

Learn more about major gifts, such as scholarships and fellowships, professorships and program support »

Corporations and Foundations

Corporate and Industry Relations within the Pratt School of Engineering connects foundations, businesses, and industry with Duke Engineering.

Corporate partners and prospective partners can learn about the variety of opportunities available by speaking with our Corporate and Industry Relations office. Learn more »

Other Ways to Give

At, find detailed information about giving:

  • Stocks, bonds and mutual funds
  • Matching gifts
  • Personal property
  • Real estate
  • Deferred or planned gifts
  • Life income gifts
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Bequests
  • Gifts of retirement plans
  • Retained life estate in property