Research Frontiers Research Initiatives

Gifts to this account will be used for the general support of research development that facilitate the realization of both new and existing research opportunities and scholarly activities at IUPUI that address important national and global needs, contribute to the economic growth and social advancement of Indiana and the nation, and benefit humanity as a whole.

Research Frontiers Distinguished Lecture Series

Gifts to this account will be used for general support of a distinguished lecture series. The speakers will have research and scholarly activities with national and/or international recognition.

Research Frontiers Student Fund

Gifts to this account will be used to support undergraduate and graduate scholarships, and graduate fellowships. The recipients of the scholarships and fellowships will be students who demonstrate excellence in academics, as defined by the appropriate selection committee.

IUPUI Innovation-to-Enterprise Initiative Programs

Gifts to this account will be used to support Innovation-to-Enterprise Central (ITEC), our JagStart Student Entrepreneurship program, and other programs to be offered supporting student entrepreneurship and innovation at IUPUI.

Making a Gift by Check or Money Order

To make a gift with a check or money order:

Make check payable to:
IU Foundation
IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
755 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Send To:
Etta Ward
Department :Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)
Title: Director of Research Development
Room: University Library 1140
Phone :317-278-8427
Mail :

Please indicate the OVCR initiative you intend to support, or you may give to the greatest need by directing your gift to the Research Frontiers Initiative. If you have additional questions about making a gift of cash to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, contact Etta Ward.

Doubling the Impact of Your Gift

Many companies sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company has such a program, request a matching gift form and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will process the gift accordingly. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.