The UF IA Innovation Fund is a unique opportunity to invest in not only higher education, but also a distinct new way of learning. Your support can fund one of the nation’s most forward-looking undergraduate programs and keep students on a “collision course” with disruptive ideas, problem solving, business acumen, design thinking and innovation.

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Please show your support and pride in the Innovation Academy by participating in one of our funding levels:

Circle of Innovation

Corporate or individual students, parents, alumni and friends of the Innovation Academy who would like to support the Innovation Fund to ensure cutting-edge student learning experiences and impactful support of all IA activities/functions.

Discover Level - $25+

Perceive Level - $250+

Ideate Level - $500+

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Director’s Circle

Corporate donors who wish to fund overall student experiences, activities and administrative support and materials throughout the IA program. There are a variety of ways to have a significant impact on the Program - from unrestricted support that provides immediate-use funds, to support for scholarships, research, world-class faculty and our active learning classroom.

Maker Level - $1,000+

  • Local Student Conference Registration
  • Guest Speaker Stipends
  • Student Awards

 Connector Level - $1,500+

  • Develop student programming & engagement opportunities
  • Support innovation education service opportunities
  • Innovation Academy Ambassador training & development

 Catalyst Level - $2,500+

  • Student Launch T-shirts
  • Laptop Computers & Software
  • Provide faculty with training & professional development

 Launch Level - $5,000+

  • Student Prototyping & Tech Equipment
  • Fabrication Semester Memberships
  • Student Start-up Seed Funding
  • Graduation Medallions

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Breakthrough Levels

IA DISRUPTOR  $50,000+

IA SUMMIT $100,000+

IA CREATE $250,000+ 

IA ASCEND  $500,000+ 

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Endowment level gifts create funding resources in perpetuity through one-time or pledged installament giving, please contact us for more information.

All donations will appear in the IA Annual Report, and depending on the level there are other recognition opportunities. Support from students, parents, alumni and friends is critical in sustaining our mission. This unrestricted funding helps provide for student experiences, curriculum development and materials, and co-curricular programming costs that move our vision forward in graduating innovators who utilize design thinking to solve global challenges through experimental and creative problem solving.

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