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Your Support Makes A Difference

Giving to Rice Business has a ripple effect that extends far beyond McNair Hall. Your gift directly helps the school develop leaders, generate knowledge, and grow the value of your Rice Business degree.

The Rice Business Fund

Your dedication enables us to make significant progress in creating innovative programs, ensuring an unmatched student experience, and expanding alumni engagement worldwide.

The Rice Business Fund supports the school's greatest needs and brings the dean's mission and vision to life. The following are areas where you may direct your gift:

  • Rice Business Fund (area of greatest need)
  • The William M. Arnold Fund for the Geopolitics of Energy
  • International MBA Student Scholarship Fund
  • McNair Hall Technology
  • Entrepreneurship (Lilie)
  • Rice Business Alumni Programs
  • Black and Hispanic Student Initiatives  
  • Military Scholars Program
  • Master of Accounting
  • Crownover Scholars Program
  • Sonnenberg Scholars Fund
  • Rice Business Professional and Executive MBA Scholarship Fund
  • Health Care Internship Fund 
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The Rice Business Leadership Society

The Rice Business Leadership Society is the Jones School’s leadership-level annual giving circle. Members of the society give $2,500-$50,000 or more to the school annually. This support is the foundation upon which Rice Business thrives.

Alex Sonnenberg

Sonnenberg Scholars Program

Friends of Alex Sonnenberg conceptualized the Sonnenberg Scholars Program to honor Alex's memory and build a lasting legacy. The program will annually fund full-ride tuition, plus a generous living stipend, for exceptional military veterans or unconventional students to complete the two-year MBA program.

Rice Business Fund Giving

$1MM

Raised to the fund in FY20

$839

Average gift from alumni

410

People in Rice Business Leadership Society

389

First time donors

Rice Business Partners

Maximize Your Impact

Maximize the impact of your gift by utilizing your company's corporate matching program. You may be able to double or even triple the amount of your contribution. To learn more about corporate match opportunities, contact your Human Resources office or enter your employer's name in our Matching Gift form. 

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Provide a Scholarship

Rice Business has the opportunity to educate the world's next generation of business leaders. Your support of student scholarships ensures we are able to attract the best and brightest students, regardless of financial status. 

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