Help us carry out the Glenn College's mission of to inspiring citizenship and developing leadership. Your generous donations are essential in encouraging and expanding civic responsibility and developing the next generation of leaders to serve the public interest.


If you would like to learn about more ways you can help the John Glenn College of Public Affairs grow, please contact Whitney Abraham, at 614-292-8758 or email her at abraham.185@osu.edu.


It’s easy to donate online to one of the many Glenn College funds. Below are some of the funds that receive the most donations, but there are other funds that contribute to the direct growth of the Glenn College.


Click here to see the complete list of funds that help the Glenn College continue on its mission to inspire citizenship and develop leadership.





Suggested Funds

Glenn Campaign and Events Fund

Supports education and training opportunities for the next generation of public sector leaders and operational expenses of the Glenn College in support of this mission.


Fund Number 315246

The Ohio State Fund for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs

For general operating support of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.


Fund Number 301696

John Glenn College Student Support

Provides student financial aid at the Glenn College of Public Affairs


Fund Number 313940

Glenn College Alumni Society Scholarship Fund

Created to provide student aid to undergraduate and graduate students at the Glenn College.


Fund Number 314376

Washington Academic Internship Program Support Fund

Provide program support to the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.


Fund Number 313493

NEW Leadership Ohio Program

NEW Leadership works to educate and empower college women to take on public leadership roles. The funds will support the running of the program be used to cover expenses associated to with the program.


Fund Number 313175

Other Glenn College Funds

The Dr. Charles Wise Scholarship at The John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Fund Number: 482443
Honors the founding director and provides student aid to undergraduate and graduate students at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. This fund is currently a pending endowment, the purpose of which is subject to change until the fund is formally approved as an endowment. Prior to such approval, the pending endowment also may be converted to a current use fund.

John Glenn School of Public Affairs Student Scholarship Fund
Fund Number: 312657
To provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to students enrolled in a program of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Public Policy and Management Student Aid Fund
Fund Number: 604401
Income used for student aid for a Masters of Art student in Public Policy and Management Program based on need, professional development potential and commitment to public service.

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs Endowment Fund
Fund Number: 643453
Income supports programs and activities of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

Barbara K. Fergus Women in Leadership Lecture Series
Fund Number: 313176
Support the Barbara K. Fergus Women in Leadership Lecture Series. The funds will cover expenses associated with the running of the program.

Battelle Center for Science and Technology Policy Endowed Fund
Fund Number: 660370
Used to support activities associated with or related to the Battelle Center for Science and Technology Policy at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.




Senator John Glenn and Mrs. Annie Glenn Endowed Student Aid Fund
Fund Number: 666545
Established September 19, 2008 with gifts from friends and colleagues in honor of Senator John Glenn and Mrs. Annie Glenn and their lifelong dedication to public service; used to provide student aid support for a student/s enrolled in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs who best exemplifies the Glenns’ leadership ability, academic achievement, and commitment to public service.

The Harold L. and Audrey P. Enarson Professorship in Public Policy
Fund Number: 601968
Provides support for an Outstanding Faculty Member in Public Policy.

William and Rose Papier Fund
Fund Number: 605621
Used to provide grants for graduate research in Public Administration for graduate students enrolled in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at OSU.

The Judge Alan E. Schwarzwalder Fund in Public Service
Fund Number: 646420
Established November 3, 2000, by A. Michael Schwarzwalder in honor of Judge Schwarzwalder through The Foundation. Income supports educational activities that promote and encourage individuals with leadership potential to participate in public service.

Robert Backoff Research Fund
Fund Number: 314150
To provide financial support to outstanding doctoral students.



Click here to give to these funds




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