Supporting
the Future of George Mason University

As a cutting edge public research institution, George Mason University is preparing the next generation of leaders. But Mason couldn’t do it without the generosity of our donors. The George Mason University Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that receives, manages, invests, and administers private gifts made in support of the university.

Message From the Foundation President

Trishana E. Bowden

Virginia’s own Arthur Ashe, the tennis great and force for civil rights, once said, “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”

A great university exists to serve its students, its community, and the world. The ambitious mission of George Mason University—providing access to excellence for all—means that Mason succeeds only with deep engagement from people, institutions, and communities across Northern Virginia and beyond.

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Latest News About Giving

Browse recent news and announcements to keep up with everything happening
at the George Mason University Foundation.

Former Foundation Trustee Robert E. Buchanan Receives Williams Trophy

Robert E. Buchanan, principal of Buchanan Partners and a former trustee of the George Mason University Foundation, was awarded...
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George Mason University Foundation Donates $5,000 towards Hylton Center 12th Anniversary Gala

George Mason University Foundation is a proud Silver Sponsor of the upcoming Hylton Performing Arts Center 12th Anniversary...
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  • Students in Professor Spencer Crew’s history class interview Osher Lifelong Learning students about their lives.

  • School of Law, Arlington Campus.

  • The George Mason University School of Music and Mason Jazz Ensemble perform at Jazz 4 Justice 2017. Proceeds benefit the Fairfax Law foundation and the Mason Jazz Studies department.

  • Nursing boot camp for new Bachelor of Science in Nursing students.