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There are a number of ways you can support the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, through major gifts, the Bloch Annual Fund or planned gifts.


Major Gifts

For more than 50 years, the Bloch School has grown and prospered because alumni and friends have made major gifts to create scholarships, support programs, and provide the dean with resources to take advantage of extraordinary opportunities. Not only do major gifts ensure a strong endowment, they can also help build and restore facilities and sustain our classroom activities.

Major gift donors can choose to direct their support toward an area where their personal interest matches the needs and priorities of the Bloch School. Major gifts can be made in the form of pledges that can be paid over a multi-year period. And major gifts can lead to unique recognition opportunities that can honor or memorialize a person who is important to you. The existing Bloch School building and the new Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation currently have many opportunities available for memorial gifts to name classrooms and facilities.

If you are interested in making a major gift, contact Jeff Chapman at 816-235-5554.

Annual Fund

Students and student programs are the focus of the Bloch School Annual Fund Campaign. These unrestricted gifts play a critical role in augmenting scholarships, supporting student academic programs, and enabling student development and research projects. A gift to the Bloch School Annual Fund Campaign is not only tax deductible, but it also helps the School achieve its overall mission and purpose.

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Planned Gifts

Alumni and friends can also choose to support the Bloch School through planned gifts that may include:

  • Multi-year payments of cash gifts, securities, or outright gifts of other assets, such as real estate
  • Life income plans that enable a donor to transfer an asset and retain (or provide another person) an income for life
  • Charitable lead trusts that may permit people to save on income, gift and estate taxes
  • Bequests, the most popular and flexible method of charitable gift planning, allowing you to establish a gift through your estate plan

The Bloch School can help you determine the type of gift that best maximizes your philanthropy and provides benefit to you in a way that is least burdensome.

Whether your interest is in creating a scholarship, supporting a favorite program or center, or leaving a legacy to honor a loved one, we will be delighted to speak with you about it. For more information about the different ways to support the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, contact Jeff Chapman at 816-235-5554.

Naming Opportunities

There are matched naming opportunities available in the new Bloch Executive Hall. Please join our other generous Bloch School investors who have named iconic Bloch School spaces:

Bloch Heritage Hall: State Street News Center; Arthur Mag Conference Room; Lanny Solomon Classroom; Aaron Levitt Faculty/Staff Lounge; Lewis White Real Estate Center; L.P. Cookingham Conference Room; KCP&L Classroom; James B. Nutter Classroom

Bloch Executive Hall: Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Terry & Peggy Dunn Family Classroom; DeBruce Foundation Classroom

NAMING OPPORTUNITES FOR THE BLOCH EXECUTIVE HALL

FOURTH FLOOR

Dean's Suite: $250,000
Rm. 413 - Exec. Education Classroom: $250,000
Dean's Office: $100,000
Dean's Conf. Room: $100,000
Exec. Education Suite: $100,000
East Terrace: $100,000

THIRD FLOOR

Room 331-2 - Brainstorming and Ideation Lab: $250,000
Entrepreneurs in Res. Offices: $100,000
Room 333 - Prototyping Lab (3D Printing): $100,000
Room 330 - Simulation Lab: $100,000

SECOND FLOOR

Room 218 - Auditorium: $1 million
Finance Lab: $500,000
Finance Lab Viewing Area/Lounge: $100,000
Wired Café: $50,000

FIRST FLOOR

Behavioral Research Laboratory: $250,000

EXTERIOR

Amphitheater: $250,000

Contributions for naming opportunities in the Bloch Executive Hall are to support the Functional Preservation Endowment for the Bloch Executive Hall and are critical to the school's sustainability. Funds will support building maintenance, furnishings, fixtures, equipment and technology updates.

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