Ways to Give
"FIU is a community born out of hope and determination. If one belief defines our development, it is our ability to turn the impossible into the inevitable."
- President Mark B. Rosenberg
There are several ways to make a gift to the College of Education:
Cash gifts, the simplest and easiest gifts, can be made through cash, credit card transactions, personal checks, cashier’s checks, or money orders made payable to The FIU Foundation. (Include gift allocation in the Note section.)
Giving online is simple, fast and has an immediate impact. Please select direct gift by using the drop down menu.
Give in Person
Come by our office in ZEB 327 to give in person or call Jamie Diptee, Sr. Development Officer, (JDiptee@fiu.edu) at 305-348-2755 to coordinate a meeting.
Give by Mail
Send your check or money order made payable to The FIU Foundation (include gift allocation in the Note section) to:
Florida International University
College of Education Attention:
Jamie Diptee, Director of Development
11200 SW 8th Street, ZEB 327
Miami, FL 33199
Gift pledges enable College of Education supporters to spread their gifts out over time. Pledges are based on a formal gift agreement documenting donor intent, payment schedule, form of payment, and donor wishes concerning gift designation. Please fill out Pledge Form or contact Jamie Diptee, Director of Development, (JDiptee@fiu.edu) at 305-348-2755 for more details.
Planned or deferred gifts allow the College to prepare confidently for the future and can provide you or your loved ones with lifetime income and significant tax benefits. These planned gifts allow you to make a significant commitment to ensure the future academic excellence.
Gift planning options can include naming the College as a beneficiary in your will, retirement plan or life insurance policy, establishing a charitable trust or gift annuity or otherwise designating the College as a focus of your planned philanthropy.
For more information, please contact Steven Schwartz, Director of the Office of Estate and Planned Giving, at 305.348.2448 or click here for more information
With matching gifts you can sometimes double or even triple your gift!
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees, and in some cases, by retirees and/or spouses.
To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, click here and enter your employer’s name below.
Support Faculty Initiatives
Support the College of Education via FIU's Faculty Initiative
If you are interested in naming a room, auditorium, or the College please contact Jamie Diptee, Director of Development, (JDiptee@fiu.edu) at 305-348-2755 for more information.
The College of Education seeks to build partnerships between FIU and corporations or foundations that seek to develop a university-wide presence at the University. Corporate partners benefit from access to one of the nation’s largest universities whose students reflect the diversity of South Florida and are the educational leaders of tomorrow. Sponsorships identify your company as a valued supporter, and in certain cases provide your company with the opportunity to share many benefits with your own constituency.
ENDOWED FACULTY CHAIRS and FACULTY SCHOLAR AWARDS.
Recognizing extraordinary scholarly work in a field of expertise is reserved for the most distinguished scholars. With your support endowed chairs are one of the best ways to attract the nation’s top academic professionals to FIU’s College of Education’s faculty. Prominent academics bring innovation, leadership and research that invigorates the university, its students and inevitably the South Florida Community. This honor acknowledges academic achievement of faculty and provides resources to fund a professor’s work, enabling the recipient to pursue vital areas of research.