Belk College of Business

The Belk College of Business has been a driving force for more than 50 years. Business Niners are innovative leaders, creators, and change agents. Our alumni provide the energy to drive business and community growth forward in Charlotte and across the globe. 

The past year has brought challenges for so many, including Belk College students. However, we remain committed to providing the best education and opportunities for our 4,600+ students and preparing them for success.  

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we are calling on Business Niners across the globe to show the impact the college has had on their lives and support our current and future Business Niners at a time when they need it most. Select one of the impactful designations below.

Thank you for supporting Belk College students. Every gift, no matter the size, counts. Niner Nation is Wherever You Are.

Up for the Challenge? 

Make a bigger impact by taking advantage of the following challenges!

  • Rise and shine, Belk College alumni and friends! It's day 2 of #NinerNationGives and Sandra Kluttz '84 is kicking things off by challenging Niners to make a gift of $49 (or more!) to the Women in Business Fund! 15 gifts will unlock her $1,049 reward.
  • In recognition of the 50th anniversary, the Belk College of Business has been challenged by alumnus Gene Johnson '73 to make at least 349 gifts during #NinerNationGives! This will break the college's record for most gifts received in 49 hours and Gene will generously reward it with $10,000 if the goal is reached!
  • 49 gifts to Belk scholarships will unlock a generous reward of $2,500 from MBA alumnus Paul Ferraro '99! 
  • Hey Young Alumni! Are you a member of a 2011-20 graduating class? Alumnus Deep Patel '19 is calling on fellow young alumni, graduates of the last decade, to make a gift during #NinerNationGives! 349 gifts will unlock his generous reward of $25,000 in University support!

Make a Difference

Belk College Alumni Scholarship Fund

Your support for the Belk College Alumni Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students that bridge the gap between financial aid and need. Established by the Belk College Alumni Council in 2014, the fund helps to fuel the next generation of business leaders, one scholarship at a time.  

Belk College of Business Dean’s Excellence Fund 

Your unrestricted support of the Belk College of Business Dean’s Excellence Fund will have an immediate impact and allow Dean Jennifer Troyer to direct resources where they are most critically needed. Our most flexible resource supports student success through scholarships and life-changing engagement experiences. The fund also helps the college attract and retain top educators, and provides technology to support teaching and research.

Women in Business Fund

Your gift to the Women in Business Fund supports the Belk College’s Women in Business Initiative, which aims to empower Belk College undergraduate students to achieve their goals. 

Your gift will provide engagement opportunities and support networking and mentoring events like monthly coffee hours, an out-of-state leadership retreat, and an annual conference,  all aimed at welcoming, supporting and cultivating a rich environment for our future leaders to grow.

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