Ohio State Day of Giving

Buckeyes give. It's who we are. It's what we do.

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, Buckeyes around the world will come together to support what matters most to them here at Ohio State during our annual Day of Giving.

Ohio State is recognized as a world leader in developing durable solutions to the pressing challenges of sustainability and in evolving a culture of sustainability through collaborative teaching, pioneering research, comprehensive outreach, and innovative operations, practices, and policies.

Take part in the university’s sustainability efforts by supporting an energy, environment or sustainability effort that matches your passion!

Athletics Sustainability Enhancements Fund, 315791
Supports sustainability efforts and enhancements within the Department of Athletics

Automotive Student Project Activities, 310290
Supports student activities and motorsports projects affiliated with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR). To support specific projects, visit the motorsports page and select a team for more information.

Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center Ice Core Facility Renovation, 315627
Supports the renovation of the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center ice core facility

CEGE SRTC Capstone Study Abroad, 316010
Supports Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering programs for students, faculty and staff who are studying abroad, including the Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Communities' Maji Marwa project.

Environment, Economy, Development & Sustainability Major Support Fund, 314185
Supports the Environment, Economy, Development & Sustainability major, a multi-disciplinary degree program that focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability. This cutting-edge major provides the core knowledge and skills students need to launch a career in sustainability in the private, public or non-profit sectors.

The Neal A. Smith Chair in Electrical Engineering, 606772
This endowment was established in 1993 from the estates of Neal A., professor emeritus, and Faye L. Smith to provide salary and program support to retain an internationally recognized scholar in electrical engineering, with emphasis on power systems engineering. The Chair is currently held by Professor Steven Ringel, executive director of the Institute for Materials Research and faculty director of the university’s Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability Discovery Theme.

Nexceris Materials Scholarship, 302734
Scholarship support for engineering students interested in fuel cell technology. The scholarship was established by chemical engineering alumnus William Dawson, founder and CEO of Nexceris, a research and development and commercial products company specializing in clean and sustainable solutions for customers in automotive and transportation, chemicals and fuels, and power and energy.

OSU Extension Agricultural and Natural Resources Energy Support, 313944
Supports Ohio State Extension Agricultural and Natural Resources programming and the sharing of energy and sustainability research within the community

W. K. Kellogg Foundation and Bobby Moser Food Security and Sustainability Learning Community, 643592
Supports an endowment fund for the Food Security and Sustainability Learning Community at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as part of the Pat and Bobby Moser Scholars Program. The learning community, open to all majors, was established Nov. 3, 2017, with grants from the Future Fund of the Columbus Foundation, a donor-advised fund at The Columbus Foundation established by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in honor of Bobby Moser’s service as a W.K. Kellogg Foundation trustee, and recommended by Pat and Bobby Moser.

Office of Energy and the Environment Discretionary Fund, 312903
Supports the general operations and activities of the Office of Energy and Environment, which advances Ohio State sustainability, energy and environment efforts in education, research, outreach and campus operations