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Invest in Economics at the University of Arizona

The importance of private support for the Eller College has never been greater. Gifts from alumni and other friends assist our students and faculty and enhance our unique learning environment. It is private philanthropy that keeps the Eller College among the very best public university business schools in the nation.

Your generous contribution helps us attract and retain the very best teachers and scholars while ensuring admission to the most talented students, regardless of financial need. Your support also provides the much-needed flexibility to offer compelling activities beyond the classroom which challenge our students to successfully prepare for their professional careers. Your gift provides the margin of excellence in all we do. Thank you.

Opportunities to Support Economics at the University of Arizona

The faculty and students of the Department of Economics are grateful for the support of our alumni and friends. Your generous contributions play a crucial role in allowing us to reach so many students at all levels, to produce groundbreaking research on a wide variety of topics, and to incorporate the best economic research into our teaching.

You may donate online to any of the following Economics areas -- simply click the gift or fund name to make your donation securely through the UA Foundation. Thank you!

Economics Department Discretionary Fund
Gifts to this fund will be used to support the general needs of the Department, including student awards and scholarships, faculty research, and operational support. 

Benefits Undergraduates Endowment
This endowment was established in 1985 to help support programs designed to benefit our undergraduate Economics majors. 

Steven Manos Endowment
This endowment honors the memory of Steve Manos, a graduate student and beloved member of the Economics Department family, whose life was cut short by cancer in 2008. It funds initiatives to support our graduate students in Economics. 

Bill Bowen Endowment
This endowment honors Bill Bowen, Executive-in-Residence at the Eller College, who since 2004 has generously donated his time to teaching our undergraduate students in Economics. Its funds are used by the Department Head to advance the overall mission of University of Arizona Economics.