Online Giving to CUPPA

The University of Illinois Foundation (UIF) teamed with us to offer convenient giving options online. You can split your charitable donation between as few or many funds as you wish.

Please indicate the donation amount and which fund(s) you would like your donation directed. After confirming the amount, you will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

Thank you for supporting our CUPPA students and our research.

UIC Allan Lerner Memorial Endowment Fund

To support scholarships, research, lectures and other related events in the Public Administration department in CUPPA, and the Political Science department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) in memory of Allan Lerner, professor, former interim dean of CUPPA and associate provost.

Anna Bachman Memorial Fund

The Anna B. Memorial Scholarship Award is an annual scholarship to honor the late Anna Bachman, MUPP student, who passed away on January 12, 2014.

Center for Urban Economic Development (CUED) Unrestricted Fund

Center for Urban Economic Development (CUED) Unrestricted Fund

Charles Orlebeke Scholarship Fund

To support graduate student scholarships in the department of Urban Planning and Policy.

CUPPA Dean's Fund for Excellence

Friedman CUPPA Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

To support scholarships for CUPPA undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement and whose parents did not graduate from college.

Gao-Zhang Graduate Fellowship Fund

An endowed fund established by CUPPA alumni, Amy Gao and Shawn Zhang, to support graduate fellowships that promote innovative use of technology in urban planning.

Government Finance Research Center (GFRC) Unrestricted Fund

Great Cities Institute (GCI) Unrestricted Fund

Great Cities Institute (GCI) Unrestricted Fund

Great Cities Urban Data Visualization Laboratory (GCUDV) Unrestricted Fund

Great Cities Urban Data Visualization Laboratory (GCUDV) Unrestricted Fund

Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy (IRRPP) Unrestricted Fund

Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy (IRRPP) Unrestricted Fund

UIC Joe DiJohn Memorial Fund

To support scholarships in the Urban Transportation Center (UTC) in memory of Joe DiJohn, former longtime UTC research professor and executive director for Pace Suburban Bus.

Nathalie P. Voorhees Center Unrestricted Fund

Nathalie P. Voorhees Center Unrestricted Fund

Nicholas Trkla Fund

Provides graduate research assistant position for current Masters in Urban Planning and Policy candidates, who are interested in, and committed to urban development.

Public Administration Unrestricted Fund

Public Administration Unrestricted Fund

CUPPA Public Administration Student Scholarship

CUPPA Public Administration Student Scholarship

Ferber Dissertation Award Endowment Fund

To support a Ph.D. candidate on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus whose dissertation demonstrates excellence in the collection and/or analysis of survey data.

Rob Mier Memorial Award Fund

To support scholarships to the best and brightest full-time students committed to social justice in their work in memory of Rob Mier, former professor of Urban Planning and Policy and creator of the Center for Urban Economic Development

Shirley M. Buttrick Lectureship in Social Policy Fund

Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) Unrestricted Fund

Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) Unrestricted Fund

Survey Research Laboratory Student Research Award Fund

To provide scholarships for any UIC PhD student working on dissertations that demonstrate excellence in the collection and/or analysis of survey data.

Thelma L. Jackson Urban Planning & Policy Scholarship Award Fund

Urban Planning & Policy Unrestricted Fund

Urban Planning & Policy Unrestricted Fund

Urban Transportation Center (UTC) Unrestricted Fund

Urban Transportation Center (UTC) Unrestricted Fund

UIC Wiewel Fund

This fund fund supports the Urban and Economic Development Lectureship