Supporting the Donald G. Costello College of Business at George Mason University

We rely on our incredible network of alumni, corporations, and friends who generously give their time, talent, and financial support to help us transform our programs.

Regardless of size, every gift positions our college for excellence by enriching curriculum, preparing graduates, and creating opportunities for our students and faculty.

Your gift at work. This year you have supported:

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Expanded Mentorship Program
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Enhanced Career Service Activities
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Upgraded Student Software and Databases
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Corporate Site Visits for Students
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Student Managed Investment Fund
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Student Living Learning Community Opportunities
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Student and Faculty Participation
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Student Experiential Learning Abroad
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Competitive Scholarships

Your Gift, Your Choice

There are many ways to demonstrate your support for the Costello College of Business. You choose when, how much, and where to give—with several ways in which you can make your commitment and ongoing support known. Gifts of any and all amounts go a long way in supporting the Costello College of Business.

Donate Online

To make a gift or establish a recurring pledge online, use this form.

Write a Check

Mail a check, made payable to George Mason University Foundation Inc., to 4400 University Drive, MS 6E11, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Build a Partnership with Corporate Giving

Mason offers businesses access to talent, expertise, infrastructure, and the opportunity to promote regional economic development all while enriching the student experience.

If interested, please contact the Advancement and Alumni team at or (703) 993-5297.

Extend Your Support with Match Giving

Many corporations generously match charitable contributions made by current or retired employees and board members. Use our online matching gift database to see if your company participates.

Add Value through Gifts of Stock

Make a gift of appreciated stock. The charitable donation is tax-deductible, and you avoid paying capital gains taxes on the appreciated asset.

If interested, please contact the Advancement and Alumni team at or (703) 993-5297.

Provide a Gift of Real Estate

Gifts of real estate and tangible personal property may be accepted at the discretion of the George Mason University Foundation Inc. and in accordance with IRS regulations.

If interested, please contact the Advancement and Alumni team at or (703) 993-5297.

Create a Planned Gift

Legacy gifts represent sustainability for academic and research programs, and opportunity to students through scholarship funds. 

You can remember the Costello College of Business in your estate plan in a variety of ways. How it works:

  • Give a specific dollar amount or percentage of your estate through your will or trust
  • Leave a specific asset, such as artwork, jewelry, or real estate
  • Name the Costello College of Business as a residual beneficiary of your estate so that the school receives the remainder after all other bequests have been satisfied
  • Designate the Costello College of Business as a sole or partial beneficiary of a retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or IRA
  • Recommend that the Costello College of Business be considered as a successor beneficiary of your donor-advised fund
  • Consider an income-retained arrangement that would benefit you now and the Costello College of Business later

If interested, please contact the Advancement and Alumni team at or (703) 993-5297.


Giving Back

One of the greatest things you can provide is your time and knowledge.

Tell Us What's New

Let us know what you've been up to since graduation using this online form. Your class note could be featured in the next issue of the Mason Spirit!

Share Your Expertise

Speak in a classroom, sponsor a student internship, mentor a student, or provide career advice. The possibilities are endless. Your business experience and knowledge make a world of difference in educating Mason business students. Apply now to share your expertise.

Become Active in the Costello College of Business Alumni Chapter

Your School of Business Alumni Chapter provides a wide range of programs and services that benefit students and alumni.

Refer Exceptional Students

Refer the best and brightest students to our graduate and undergraduate programs to build both the quantity and quality of our student body.

Recruit Our Graduates

Have an internship or full-time opportunity at your company or organization? You can reach out to the Costello College of Business Office of Career Services and they’ll be happy to help you fill the position. Contact for more information. If you find that you need career support, the Costello College of Business Career Services team is available to help undergraduate and graduate alumni *for free* forever. You can reach out at any time to schedule an appointment. Help a Fellow Patriot.

Purchase Mason Gear

When you buy Mason gear from Fanatics using this link, a percentage of the sale comes back to the Mason Alumni Association.

Volunteer Your Time

Interested in serving on an alumni chapter board, organizing regional alumni activities, or speaking on a panel for your academic unit? We need you! Contact the Advancement and Alumni team at or (703) 993-5297 for more information.


Meet the Alumni and Advancement Team