Naming Opportunities

Naming Opportunities

Naming Opportunities

The naming of new Georgia College facilities, classrooms, outdoor areas, professorships and scholarships is the ultimate way to recognize someone special in your life or leave your own legacy. The Foundation has many named-giving opportunities for you to choose from that connect you with the traditions of GC. Here are some examples:

Naming of Facilities and Outdoor Areas
• Capital Construction-New Facilities 25% of Estimated Cost
• Naming of Existing Building $1,000,000 and above
• Support for Facilities Renovations 25% of Estimated Cost
• Auditorium and Areas within Buildings    $100,000 and above
• Classrooms $50,000 and above
• Outside Areas $25,000 and above

Named Endowed Funds

Many donors choose to establish named endowments as a way of creating lasting legacies and ongoing resources supporting the education of future generations. Endowments begin with a minimum gift commitment of $10,000. This gift commitment can be given in a lump sum or over an established period of time as determined by the Foundation Trustees. A portion of the fund's principal is invested and a portion of the fund's accrued interest is applied in support of the fund criteria. Here are some examples:

Endowed Chairs & Professorships
Named Endowed Chair $1,000,000
Named Endowed Distinguished Professorship       $500,000
Named Endowed Professorship $250,000

Endowed Lectureships
Named Master Lectureship Series $250,000
Named Distinguished Lectureship Series            $150,000
Named Distinguished Lecture $50,000

Endowed Scholarships
Presidential Scholarship $100,000
Exceptional Student Scholarship $75,000
Scholarship Award                                   $10,000

*More Information on how to establish a Named Fund


Georgia College & State University, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.