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The Dean’s Circle honors our MIT Sloan alumni and friends who choose to make leadership gifts to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund in any given fiscal year (July 1-June 30).
Why choose to join the Dean’s Circle? In a word – impact.
Gifts to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund at a Dean’s Circle level help drive deeper inquiry; fuel more innovation; and create new and improved opportunities for MIT Sloan faculty and students to break new ground and live the school’s mission of building a better world.
Dean’s Circle members are leaders who have decided to take personal responsibility in helping to shape the future we all know is possible.
Leadership isn’t just what you learned: it’s what you do.
Dean’s Circle members receive special recognition and benefits as members of MIT Sloan’s vital leadership giving society. Learn about the full scope of impact and access that come with membership in the Dean’s Circle:
Maximize the impact of your gift to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund by joining the Dean’s Circle. By making a gift of $2,500 or more, or for recent graduates within the last four years, a gift of $1,000 or more, you will become a member of MIT Sloan’s leadership giving society, the Dean’s Circle, and join other leaders who recognize the importance of underwriting MIT Sloan’s most critical activities with one bottom line in mind: impact.
Your Dean’s Circle membership gift will provide the school with the flexibility and agility to seize opportunities as they first appear, and create lasting improvements in the world. These Annual Fund gifts can be used at the Dean’s discretion for initiatives that become the most pressing, pivotal, or necessary to the health of organizations and societies globally.
If you agree the best way to navigate an uncertain future is to first anticipate it—and then shape it, please join us by becoming a Dean’s Circle member.
For questions about becoming a member of the Dean's Circle, please contact a member of the Annual Giving Team.
For mailing address, information on gifts by cash, check, electronic fund transfers, bank wire transfers, or securities, please visit How to Give.
Greater Impact = Fellowships
The best solutions are chosen by merit. So are
the best students. Dean’s Circle gifts help
support fellowships, enabling MIT Sloan
to remain competitive in attracting the
most uniquely qualified students.
Greater Impact = Action Learning
Real world problems are solved – in the real
world. Gifts made at a Dean’s Circle level help
sustain this cornerstone of the MIT Sloan
mens et manus experience, enabling our
students to partner with organizations
around the globe to solve business problems.
Greater Impact = Faculty Research
We can't teach innovation without practicing it,
too. By joining the Dean's Circle, members
fuel the groundbreaking research of our
world-renowned faculty, who are pursuing
ideas to address some of the world's
Greater Impact = Entrepreneurship and Innovation
We don't know what tomorrow's most influential
entrepreneurs will do; we just know where they
will get their start. Our students come to
MIT Sloan to initiate change and are
wired to problem-solve. Leveraging the rich,
entrepreneurial MIT Sloan ecosystem, they
work tirelessly to move ideas from
early-stage to global impact. Dean's Circle
members support this innovation
pipeline, and our students - the ingenious
thinkers and doers, striving to build a
Members of MIT Sloan’s Dean’s Circle represent a community of committed donors, who provide unrestricted, leadership giving to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund. In recognition of the pivotal role these alumni and friends play in supporting the school’s foundational experiences and activities, members of the Dean’s Circle receive benefits that provide greater exposure to faculty, students, senior leadership, and the school’s cutting-edge research as well as opportunities to participate in lifelong learning. Depending upon the level of leadership giving, member benefits range from invitations to special events to access to new faculty books, research briefs, and the Dean’s state of the school updates.
To learn more about the full scope of benefits that come with a Dean’s Circle membership please visit Dean’s Circle Benefits.
Maximize the impact of your gift to the MIT
Sloan Annual Fund by contributing at a Dean’s Circle level.
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