Competitive companies maximize them. Leading academic institutions cultivate them. Bringing together business and academia around these shared commodities not only makes sense - it offers unique opportunities! 

Marquette's fundamental characteristic is its commitment to innovative academic excellence. With real-world programs, exceptional faculty-scholars, talented students, a robust and engaged alumni network, and an excellent national reputation, the university can help meet your business needs and objectives.



Your support opens a world of possibilities!


Endowed and immediate-impact Scholarships

Endowed and immediate-impact Scholarships

Your support can transform future generations of leaders and professionals with your named, endowed academic or immediate-impact scholarship. Scholarships make a Marquette education possible while creating your corporate legacy on campus.


Endowed Chairs or ProfessorshipsEndowed Chairs or Professorships

Your support can attract and retain the best faculty-scholars with your named, endowed chair or professorships. This support advances their teaching and research and, by association, promotes your corporate reputation and investment in the community.


Employee Matching Gift ProgramEmployee Matching Gift Program

Increase the impact of the contributions made by your employees, as well as your corporate presence in our community. Matching gift programs are a wonderful way for a corporation and its employees to be partners in philanthropy.


Centers, institutes and Campus Space

Centers, Institutes and Campus Space

Your support can enhance the work of a specific program or field of research with your named, endowed support of an academic center, research laboratory or campus facility - especially one linked directly with your corporate interests.


Excellence in Research FundsExcellence in Research Funds

Your support can help us expand undergraduate, graduate and faculty research, critical to academic excellence and commercial innovation.


ln-kind ContributionsIn-kind Contributions

Your support can ensure that faculty and students continue to excel in teaching and learning with in-kind contributions of the latest equipment and technology, which showcase your company's presence on campus.



"The combination of Marquette faculty and community leaders is a powerful way to leverage the best minds in Milwaukee."

- Grady Crosby, former Vice President of Public Affairs at Johnson Controls and Johnson Controls Foundation president


Contact the Corporate and Foundation Relations team

Jaclyn Ness
Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations (414) 288-4464

John Klika
Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations (414) 288-6558