Invest in Entrepreneurship Education

Supporting Entrepreneurship Education

The importance of private support for the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has never been greater. Gifts from alumni and other friends assist our students and faculty and enhance our unique learning environment. It is private philanthropy that keeps the McGuire Center among the very best public university business schools in the nation for entrepreneurship education.

At the McGuire Center we are teaching the next generation of students to be innovative and think big, using a hands-on approach with a focus on providing ongoing critical feedback. We can reach more budding entrepreneurs, prepare more students, and develop more ventures but we need your help. Every gift, large and small, makes a difference and helps us work toward accomplishing our goals. 

Your generous support provides the margin of excellence in all we do. Thank you for your support!

Invest in the McGuire Center

You may make a secure donation online to the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship or to a specific area — simply click the fund name to visit the UA Foundation page where you may make your secure donation. Thank you!

McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship General Fund 

Help us attract and retain the very best teachers and scholars while ensuring admission to the most talented students, regardless of financial need. Your support also provides the much-needed flexibility to offer compelling activities beyond the classroom that challenge our students to successfully prepare for their professional careers.

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Technology Infrastructure Fund

The Technology Infrastructure Fund provides funding to make improvements to the McGuire Center's student collaboration labs and maker space. 

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Student Experience Fund

Support students’ experiential learning, grants for prototyping new venture ideas, funding for business plan competitions, and student scholarships.

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Dave Sitton Student Mentorship Fund

To ensure the continued success of our Mentors in Residence who work daily with the student groups in the McGuire Program, and the special topics mentors who are brought in to collaborate with students throughout the McGuire Center. 

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Research Fund

Support faculty whose research develops greater understanding of entrepreneurship and market dynamics. 

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For additional information, or to discuss your investment, please contact Ted McGuire, McGuire Center Community Relations Coordinator, at or 520.626.1861.