Labs, Programs, and Centers

Gift designations

Designation  
ACT (Art, Culture and Technology) Gifts Fund (3833550)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the operations of the Program in Art, Culture and Technology.
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ACT Archive (2740918)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the preservation and operation of the Program in Art, Culture and Technology's Archive.
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ACT Equipment Fund (3829220)
Gifts to support equipment purchases for the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT).
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ACT Fellows, Affiliates & Visiting Artists Fund (3829225)
Gifts to support the research activities of fellows, affiliates, and visiting artists in the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT).
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ACT Fellowship Fund (3829230)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to provide fellowship support in the Program in Art, Culture, and Technology.
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Anthropology Research and Pedagogy Fund (3833050)
Gifts of alumni and friends to support faculty and student collaborations in the MIT Anthropology Program.
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Barbara P. James Fund (3147405)
Gift from the Estate of Barbara P. James to provide general support for Lincoln Laboratories, to be used at the direction of the Director of Lincoln Laboratories.
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Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES) Endowed Fund (3160400)
Funds for the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Studies, the locus of fission energy research at MIT. CANES was established in September 2000 by the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and the MIT Energy Laboratory to create through research a better understanding of nuclear energy systems that promise more favorable economics, safety, proliferation resistance and environmental impact. Funds may be used as seed funds for new research projects, to support the equipment needs of junior faculty, to support research assistants, to act as matching funds when needed, to support student travel to present papers at conferences, and other research related efforts.
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Center for Advanced Visual Studies Unrestricted (2008600)
Provides current-use support for the Center for Advanced Visual Studies.
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Center for International Studies Director's Fund (2987100)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the core costs of the Center, including events, seminars, new program seed funds, and faculty research projects.
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Charles W. (1955) and Jennifer C. Johnson Cancer Research Fund (3147470)
Gifts to an endowed fund to support the activities of the Center for Cancer Research with preference for research related to lung cancer, including but not limited to support of faculty and/or graduate student research.
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CSAIL DigiComp Fund (3856040)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the on-going costs of a digi-comp machine to be permanently housed on CSAIL's main corridor.
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CSAIL Director's Enrichment Fund (3841955)
Unrestricted Discretionary support for the CSAIL, applied where it is most needed.
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CSAIL Innovation Fund (3841960)
Provides support for industrial partnerships.
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CSAIL Life Fund (3841965)
Provides support for maintaining and fostering a thriving community, including student activities, annual events, career development activities, and community-building activities for postdocs, faculty, staff and students.
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CSAIL Research Fund (3841980)
Provides support of the research programs at CSAIL, including lecture series, colloquium and talks, seeding of new projects, research assistantships, UROP support for MIT undergraduate students to participate in cutting edge research projects specifically with CSAIL Principal Investigators and support for CSAIL research facilities and infrastructure.
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D-Lab (2734957)
Gifts from alumni/ae and friends to support D-Lab, a program that fosters the development of appropriate technologies and sustainable solutions within the framework of international development. D-Lab’s mission is to improve the quality of life of low-income households through the creation and implementation of low cost technologies.
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D-Lab Decennial Space Fund (2744788)
The Decennial Space Fund supports the setup and outfitting of destination spaces for the D-Lab community in the lab's new location in N51. These work areas will include a brainstorming space, a library, and a workshop space reflecting the tools and resources available in the developing world, allowing students and staff the opportunity to emulate the experience of prototyping in the field.
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David H. Staelin Fund (3311780)
This fund honors Professor David H. Staelin whose career in RLE as a graduate student and professor spanned five decades. The purpose of this fund is to help recruit outstanding graduate students by providing support for first-year RLE research assistantship offers. The selection of students for such support will be at the discretion of the RLE Director.
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David Karp Memorial Fund (3303500)
The David Karp Memorial Fund is an endowed fund which supports Lincoln Laboratory staff enrolled in the Lincoln Scholar’s program.
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Dean A. Horn (1949) Award Fund (3626950)
Gifts in honor of Dean Horn (Director of Sea Grant 1975 - 1982) to establish an endowed fund to support an award for undergraduate students with the most deserving, marine-related project to reflect Dean Horn's ideals of spirit, creativity, pursuit of exc
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Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation Fund (3856850)
Gifts to support research projects in emerging technologies.
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Edgerton Center Fund (2079600)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the MIT Edgerton Center’s ongoing work including its K-12 STEM outreach programs, MIT Student Clubs and Teams, the Edgerton Student Shop and Edgerton Center classes.
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Entrepreneurship Center Fund (3864200)
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Eugene G. Fubini National Defense Technology Lecture Fund (3103300)
The Eugene Fubini Lecture Fund is an endowed fund which supports an annual national defense technology lecture by a distinguished lecturer. The lecturer is selected by the Lincoln Laboratory Director’s Office.
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FAB Lab Donations - Center for Bits & Atoms (2737546)
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Friends of History (2732341)
Unrestricted alumni gifts for the History Department.
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Global Health Delivery: the Groundwork Initiative (2741571)
Faculty-mentored teams of MIT graduate students apply their learning via on-site projects proposed by front-line healthcare delivery organizations in Africa, India, and elsewhere. By improving business models, process, management, and design, students, faculty, and staff in GlobalHealth Lab aim to help deliver healthcare to those who most need it. A growing body of related research and dissemination efforts identify and share the insights widely. See http://groundwork.mit.edu for more.
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Global Start-Up Workshop (2739371)
The annual MIT Global Startup Workshop (GSW) brings together entrepreneurial leaders, financiers, students, professors, government agents and private parties to build a global support network for entrepreneurship.
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Helen Carr Peake Memorial Fund (3632100)
The Peake Fund supports an annual prize for graduate student research excellence in bioengineering and communication biophysics.
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Hermann Anton Haus Fund (2732132)
The Haus Fund supports a program to bring visiting lecturers to the MIT campus who will present new ideas and interact with MIT faculty and students.
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Hibur: MIT - Technion Fund (4004200)
Gifts to support initiatives within MIT's Hibur program designed to create connections between MIT students, faculty, and staff and those of the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology.
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HST Founders' Fund (2733195)
The Irving M. London Society is the annual giving program of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST). The unrestricted funds raised through this program will be designated to support student research unless otherwise specified.
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HST Founders' MEMP Alumni/ae Fund (2736370)
The Irving M. London Society is the annual giving program of the Health Sciences and Technology (HST). The unrestricted funds raised through this program will be designated to support HST MEMP program.
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Innovations in International Health Fund (2743074)
Innovations in International Health is a research and implementation program focused on the use of technology to address healthcare needs in developing countries. We design appropriate and affordable medical technology for resource-poor settings and empower health professionals to design their own medical devices.
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Jonathan Allen (1968) Memorial Fund (3120170)
Gifts of alulmni/ae and friends in memory of Jonathan Allen to provide support for junior faculty and students in the Research Laboratory for Electronics (RLE).
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Kanako Miura Memorial Fund (3892950)
Gifts in memory of MIT visiting scientist Dr. Kanako Miura to support CSAIL Robotics.
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Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research Fund (2735832)
The MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research is an interdepartmental center that supports research in space science and engineering, astronomy and astrophysics.
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Koch Institute Director's Fund (2982900)
Discretionary support for the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.
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Laboratory for Nuclear Science Discretionary Fund (3890612)
Gifts for a fund for the discretionary use of the Head of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science.
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LEGO Project/Edgerton Center Gifts (2732234)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the distribution of the MIT Edgerton Center's hands-on, LEGO-based, science curriculum sets to middle schools and high schools with limited resources.
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LIDS Discretionary Fund (3891130)
Gifts from alumni/ae and industrial sponsors to be used as unrestricted support of general activities within the Lab for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).
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Lincoln Lab Unrestricted Fund (2010300)
The Lincoln Laboratory Unrestricted Fund is an expendable fund which is used at the discretion of the Director of Lincoln Laboratory for the benefit of the Lincoln Laboratory and the surrounding community.
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Lincoln Laboratory Director's Fund for Technical Excellence (3652860)
The Lincoln Laboratory Director’s Fund for Technical Excellence is an endowed fund which supports graduate education fellowships for US citizens at American universities.
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List.it Project Support Fund (2059900)
Gifts from alumni/ae and friends to support research in the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the discretion of Professor David Karger.
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LL Director's Fund for Stem Education (3891139)
The Lincoln Laboratory Director's Fund for STEM Education is an expendable fund which supports the Lincoln Laboratory STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Program. STEM is a year-round academic enrichment program including mentoring and a summr institute for high-school students from Boston, Cambridge, and Lawrence.
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LMP Space Improvement Fund (2738211)
Gifts to support space improvements for the Lab for Manufacturing and Productivity (LMP).
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Man Vehicle Laboratory Fund (MVL) (2100100)
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MD Student Research Fund (2736369)
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Media Arts and Sciences - Diversity Fund (3891510)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support diversity in Media Arts and Sciences, including support for diversity student recruitment and retention, hosting colloquia and special events, and supporting diversity student travel.
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Media Laboratory Discretionary Fund (2736595)
Expendable discretionary support for the Media Lab.
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Medical Electronic Device Realization Center Gift Fund (3891631)
Gifts from alumni/ae and friends to support the Medical Electronic Device Realization Center (MEDRC).
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MIT Enterprise Forum (2534600)
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Neurotechnology Fund (3893630)
Supports basic research (including UROPs and graduate student support), undergraduate teaching, and lecture series hosted by the Synthetic Neurobiology Group in the Media Lab.
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Picower Institute for Learning & Memory (PILM) Fund (2733556)
Discretionary support for the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (PILM). The PILM is an independent research entity within MIT's School of Science focused on a single mission: unraveling the mechanisms that drive the quintessentially human capacity
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Program in Developmental Entrepreneurship Events (2738938)
Gifts to support events held by the Program in Developmental Entrepreneurship (DE) to focus on design and implementation of commercially sustainable products and services for low-income communities around the world.
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Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory Fund (3893100)
To enhance the life and education of graduate students.
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Research Laboratory of Electronics Fund (3859000)
The RLE Fund is the locus of gifts with the goals of promoting community and outreach in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, as well as to seed innovative projects at the discretion of the Director.
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RLE Physical Optics & Electronics Fund (3906001)
To support research in the Physical Optics and Electronics Group in the Research Laboratory of Electronics.
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Roger W. Sudbury Memorial Fund (3184380)
Gifts from family and friends to establish an endowed fund in memory of Roger W. Sudbury to support Lincoln Laboratory programs, with a preference for the Community Outreach Program and/or other programs that provide educational opportunities for students..
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Scratch Labs (2741488)
Scratch Labs supports the continuing development of Scratch software.
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Securities Studies Program Fund (3854700)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the MIT Security Studies Program of the Center for International Studies, including events, seminars, and faculty research projects.
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Technology and Policy Internship Program (2063500)
The TPP Internship Funds supports students who take unpaid summer internships in technology and policy organizations and the Internship Seminar to share their experiences with prospective internship seekers.
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Technology and Policy Program Gift Account (2063400)
Supports activities for TPP students and alumni such as career panel discussions and student/alumni receptions. These funds also support the activities of the TPP student society and the TPP Outward Bound leadership experience.
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The Karine and John Begg Fund for Gynepathology Research (3123820)
Gift of Karine E. Begg and John M. Begg to support gynepathology research at MIT.
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W3C - Web at 25 Anniversary Fund (3922400)
Gifts of alumni/ae and friends to support the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) celebration of the 25th anniversary of the web.
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