Why give to the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark?

Our programs train tomorrow’s public service leaders and you can make an impact on their future.
Reasons to Give:
  • Giving back shows your pride in SPAA. Upon graduation, each student joins an impressive network of alumni who are making local, national, and global impacts through leadership in nonprofits and at all levels of government. 
  • By making a gift, alumni can help students pursue hands-on learning opportunities, including internships and research projects that equip them with the knowledge and skills to lead public and nonprofit organizations successfully. 
  • With a base of internationally recognized faculty members, private support allows the School to retain expert educators and recruit top scholars in the field.
  • Gifts help support scholarships and fellowships for our undergraduates and graduates to ease their financial burdens as they pursue careers in public service.

Our top funding priorities include:

  • Academic Excellence Fund – DONATE NOW
    Supports the School of Public Affairs and Administration including providing financial assistance to students.
  • Diversity Fund – DONATE NOW
    Provides financial assistance to graduate students in the public administration program in support of scholarship and research activities that support or encourage diversity.
  • Marc Holzer Fund for Doctoral Students – DONATE NOW
    Dr. Marc Holzer was the Founding Dean of the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark, where he served as such from 2006-2016. In his honor, the Marc Holzer Fund provides merit-based financial assistance to support doctoral students at Rutgers University–Newark. Financial assistance is available for public administration doctoral students who demonstrate a scholarly interest in public performance.
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