Corporate Investment at Fisher

Companies and corporate foundations that provide annual support of $10,000 or more are considered Fisher corporate partners. Charitable funds can be designated to a variety of programs that promote academic rigor, leadership driven learning, the research of world-class faculty, and community engagement. Companies also become corporate partners through a financial sponsorship or grant that allows for an exchange where the college and the company each benefit. Examples of opportunities follow:

Dean’s Fund
The Dean’s Fund allows the college the flexibility to respond to emerging industry trends by providing real-time unrestricted dollars.

Scholarships and Fellowships
Scholarships and fellowships help the college recruits and attract the best students. Corporate donors who fund scholarships and fellowships also receive a benefit as they gain direct access to some of the college’s best and brightest students.

Programmatic Support
There are many opportunities to support students and faculty programs at Fisher. To learn more, contact the Office of External Relations. The following are but a few examples:

  • Case Competitions & Symposiums
  • MBA Premier Events
  • International Internships
  • Diversity Enhancement
  • Outreach & Engagement

Curriculum Development
As multiple variables influence industry, Fisher’s curriculum must reflect the ever-changing business environment. To best prepare our students, a partnership is struck with businesses and their leaders to create curriculum reflecting the current business world.

Faculty Support
Top caliber faculty continuously work to conduct cutting-edge research, teach our students, and expand academic programming. In order to maintain a top program, the college must have the resources to maintain the best faculty.

Research Centers
The college’s research centers support the development of teaching and research and provide a forum for exchange between the academic and corporate communities.

Corporate Matching Gifts
Fisher encourages alumni and friends of the college to take advantage of matching funds to support activities of the college. To see if your company will match your gift, click on the link below.

Corporate Matching Gifts


To learn more about corporate investment opportunities, contact Katie Mellett in the Office of External Relations at 614-292-2181 or