In order to meet the needs of our community and students, the University of Missouri-St. Louis is eager to establish strategic partnerships with corporations and create mutually beneficial relationships. Internships, employee recruitment, applied research, alumni partnerships and continuing education programs are just a few ways this goal can be accomplished.
Corporations also may invest in UMSL's growth by providing philanthropic support for student scholarships and fellowships, academic and outreach programs, plus facility enhancements and endowments.
Benefits of Getting Involved
Sponsorship supports a heightened corporate image, brand awareness and the potential for increased business, while demonstrating social responsibility and community involvement. This recognition can be achieved through signage, naming opportunities and sponsorships.
Possible Tax Advantages
Gifts to the university are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The university qualifies as a tax exempt organization under Section 115 of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information please follow this link.
Researchers and Resources
As the region's largest public research institution, UMSL employs many experts in various fields of study who may provide advice and guidance to corporate partners.
How Corporations Can Help UMSL
Student Aid and Program Support
Corporate support for UMSL students is highly valued. Multi-year pledges or endowed gifts provide assistance for undergraduate or graduate students. Named scholarships, fellowships and program support reflect a corporation's interest in nurturing a well-educated work force, and create links between corporate donors and student recipients.