ERIC Number: ED206247
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
How Corporations Can Aid Colleges and Universities.
Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY.
Types of aid to higher education are listed that allow corporations to support the colleges and universities of their choice through contributions to educational institutions, individuals, and to education-related organizations. Aid to educational institutions can include (1) specified unrestricted operating grants (general purpose grants, employee gift-matching plans, and indirect of group support); (2) restricted operating grants (research grants, departmental grants, cost-of-education supplements, faculty-compensation grants, international education grants, library assistance grants, physical plant-maintenance grants, special-purpose grants); and (3) capital grants (grants to capital campaigns, gifts of property, nonexpendable capital grants, and endowed chairs). Aid to individuals includes contributions to scholarships, fellowships, educational goal programs, programs aiding individuals in international education, and teacher recognition grants. Education-related organizations are those on the periphery of the academic community such as the American Council on Education, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. Professional societies, research institutes, trade associations, and special-interest groups that offer special surveys, studies, research on higher education, sponsorshlp of conferences, symposia, and business-education relationships are also sources of corporate aid to academe. (CC)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Fund Raising, Grants, Higher Education, Industry, Nonprofit Organizations, Private Financial Support, Scholarships, School Business Relationship
Council for Financial Aid to Education, 680 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY.