In fiscal year 2020, corporations, foundations and other organizations committed more than $7.2 million in support for students, faculty and programs at Colorado School of Mines.

Private investments in Mines are vital to this unique institution. Corporate and foundation gifts benefit the entire Mines community by contributing to the university’s excellence in engineering and the applied sciences. Your support enables our students and faculty to continue to meet the needs of industry and society for years to come. Many of Mines' corporate and foundation partners have established named scholarships and fellowships to support talented and driven students.

The fulfillment of Mines’ mission is a direct result of the strong financial support we receive from leading organizations and individuals throughout the world. Our efforts depend on generous gifts from those who understand and value our mission.


Office of Industry Relations

The role of the Mines Office of Industry Relations (OIR) is to foster productive collaborations and long-term partnerships with our business community. Our team will work to identify your needs and serve as a conduit to our many campus services. Whether you are looking to make a gift, hire students, sponsor research, license technology or simply looking for information, OIR will make the right connection for you. Our goal is to support your company in helping you find the right solution to meet your specific needs. Contact us today for assistance in matching your goals with the university’s priorities, or to set up a campus visit.


Please visit Support Mines for information on how to make your gift. Find out if your employer participates in a matching gift program. Matching gifts are an easy way for you to increase your impact for Mines.